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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Patricia Parkin, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Research Director, Paediatric Outcomes Research Team (PORT), Division of Paediatric Medicine
Paediatrics

Research Institute
Senior Associate Scientist
Child Health Evaluative Sciences

University of Toronto
Professor
Department of Paediatrics


Phone: 416-813-7654 x. 301544
Fax: 416-813-5979
Email: patricia.parkin@sickkids.ca

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Brief Biography

Completed her MD at McMaster University in 1982, and postgraduate training in paediatric medicine (FRCPC) in 1987 with final year as Co-Chief Resident at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), followed by a Duncan Gordon Fellowship studying clinical epidemiology and biostatistics at McMaster University in 1987-88. Appointed Assistant Professor in 1988, Associate Professor in 1996, Full Professor in 2011, Head of the Division of Paediatric Medicine from 1997 to 2004 and Director of the Fellowship Program, Division of Paediatric Medicine from 2004 to 2010. Currently director of Research, Paediatric Outcomes Research Team (PORT), Division of Paediatric Medicine.

Clinical Care Activities

Inpatient hospitalist, Paediatric Medicine, Paediatric Neurofibromatosis Clinic.

Research Interests

Outcomes research in paediatric medicine (community and hospital settings), including diagnosis, prevention and treatment of highly prevalent paediatric problems (eg injury, wheezing, dehydration, iron deficiency anemia) using epidemiologic methods (controlled clinical trials, observational methods, diagnostic test methodology, measurement methodology).

External Funding

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation (PSI)

Achievements

2012
Physician Research Award for Career Excellence,
SickKids, Department of Pediatrics,
University of Toronto

2013
Faculty Mentorship Award
SickKids, Department of Pediatrics,
University of Toronto

Publications

A list of Dr. Patricia Parkin's publications are available on PubMed