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Carolina Jimenez-Rivera photo of Carolina Jimenez-Rivera
Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ottawa
Director, Liver Services CHEO

cajimenez@cheo.on.ca
613-737-7600 Ext. 1516
Research Practice Areas:
  • Liver Disease
Current Research:
Dr. Jimenz-Rivera’s research is focused on liver disease; specifically, the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese children, and the identification of risk factors for the occurrence of this condition. Another ongoing study relates to incidence and prevalence of autoimmune hepatitis in childhood across Canada. This study aims to describe clinical presentation and management of this condition and outcomes.
Research Team:
  • Jane Rutherford
Biography:
Dr. Carolina Jimenez-Rivera is a clinical investigator at the CHEO Research Institute and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. She is a specialist in the field of liver disease.
Sample Publications:
Carolina Jimenez-Rivera, (2012) “International incidence and outcomes of biliary atresia: a systematic review of population-based studies”. In Press.

Paulina Cybulska, Andy Ni, Carolina Jimenez-Rivera (2011). “Viral Hepatitis: Retrospective review in a Canadian Pediatric Hospital”.International Scholarly Research Network ISRN PediatricsVolume 2011, Article ID 182964, 4 pages

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