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Jill Hamilton

Title:
Head, Division of Endocrinology
Designations:
MD
Phone:
416-813-5115
Email:
Jill.hamilton@sickkids.ca
Fax:
416-813-6304
Alternate Contact Name:
Becky James
Alternate Phone:
416-813-6217
Alternate Email:
Becky.james@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions:
Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Hospital Positions

Staff Physician
Division of Endocrinology

Director/Chair
Centre for Healthy Active Kids

Research Positions

Senior Associate Scientist
Translational Medicine

Biography

Jill Hamilton received her medical degree at the University of Ottawa, Ontario, and Paediatric specialty degree at the University of Toronto. She trained in Paediatric Endocrinology at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto.

She is currently Head of the Division of Endocrinology, Department of Paediatrics, Professor at the University of Toronto, and Senior Associate Scientist at the Research Institute at SickKids. She is the medical director of the SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP), and director of the Centre for Healthy Active Kids at SickKids.

Research

Dr. Hamilton's research focuses on the metabolic complications of obesity in childhood, biologic and psychosocial determinants of obesity, mechanisms of weight regulation in hypothalamic obesity, and obesity treatment outcomes and interventions.

Education and experience

  • 1988–1992: MD cum laude, University of Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1992–1996: Resident, Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • 1996–1998: Fellowship, Paediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2000–Present: Staff Physician, Endocrinology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2010–Present: Director, SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2011–Present: Senior Associate Scientist, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2013–Present: Director/Chair, Centre for Healthy Active Kids (CHAK), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2015–Present: Professor, Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2018–Present: Head, Endocrinology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario

Publications

Relevant pages

Division of Endocrinology

We're a strong interdisciplinary team specializing in endocrinology and diabetes.

Healthy Living & Weight Management

The SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP) is a weight management program focusing on healthy living.

Centre for Healthy Active Kids

We're improving child health through innovative, interdisciplinary research and novel approaches to clinical care and education.

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