Faculty

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker - Nadine Gaab

Nadine Gaab, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Developmental Medicine
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Dara Abells, MD CCFP MScCH

Evdokia Anagnostou, MD
Child Neurologist
Co-Director, Autism Research Centre
Senior Clinician Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute
Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

Hayley Avruskin

Stacey Belanger, MD, D.E.S pediatric neurology, FRCP(C), PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Université de Montréal
CHU Sainte Justine

Jessica Brian, PhD
Clinician Investigator; Psychologist

Melissa Carter, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG
Clinical Geneticist
Associate Professor, University of Ottawa
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Eyal Cohen, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Professor, Pediatrics & Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Program Head (interim), Child Health Evaluative Sciences
Staff Physician, Division of Pediatric Medicine
The Hospital for Sick Children

Darcy Fehlings, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Head, UofT Division of Developmental Paediatrics
Senior Clinician Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute
Physician Director, Child Development Program
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Professor, Dept of Paeditrics, University of Toronto

Dr. Liz Grier, MD, CCFP
Senior Advisor, Developmental Disabilities
Department of Family Medicine
Queen’s University

Megan Henze, OTReg(Ont)
Transitional Services Facilitator
Surrey Place

Wendy Howes
York Region District School Board

Carolyn Hunt, BSc, MD, FRCP(C)
Medical Director, Developmental Pediatrician
Associate Professor,
University of Toronto Department of Pediatrics
Grandview Children’s Centre

George M. Ibrahim, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FAANS
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
The Hospital for Sick Children
Assistant Professor
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Institute of Medical Science
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist
Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health SickKids Research Institute
Shawn Kao
Chair, Pediatric Section, OMA
CPSO Peer Assessor
Pediatric Rep, PPRB
Project Leader, Can-REACH-ON

Alvin Loh, MD, FRCPC
Developmental Pediatrician
Medical Chief of Staff, Surrey Place
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Laura McAdam, MD, FRCPC
Pediatrician, Developmental Pediatrics
Lecturer, University of Toronto
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Clare Mitchell, MD FRCPC
Division Head, Developmental Paediatrics
Associate Professor, Departments of Paediatrics and Psychiatry, Western University
Child and Parent Resource Institute, London

Melanie Penner
Developmental Paediatrician
Clinician Investigator – Autism Research Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Phil Richmond

Michael Rieder
Chair/Chief of the Department of Paediatrics,
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry,
Western University

Sharon Smile, MSc, MBBS, DM(Paeds)
Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics
University of Toronto
Clinical Study Investigator, Bloorview Research Institute
Developmental Paediatrician
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital