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Radha Jetty Photo of Dr. Radha Jetty
Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician, Division of Pediatric Medicine, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
Physician Lead, Nunavut Program, CHEO
Chair, Canadian Pediatric Society First Nations,
Inuit, Metis Health Committee
613-737-7600 Ext. 2664
Research Practice Areas:
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Pediatric Medicine
  • Quality Improvement
  • Tobacco Use and Misuse in Canadian Indigenous children and youth
Current Research:
Dr. Jetty's current research activities include: Improving pediatric hospital inpatient care, Improving pediatric care in the ambulatory setting, also, pursuing health equity for First Nations, Inuit and Metis children through advocacy work such as the development of positions statements through the Canadian Pediatric Society publications.
Research Team:
  • Ilan Fellus - Medical Student
  • Justina Marianayagam - Undergraduate Health Science Student
  • Caitlin Prendergast - Fellow, Emergency Medicine
Dr. Radha Jetty 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 the Physician Lead for Inuit Child Health and the Nunavut Program at CHEO. She is an advisor to Health Canada’s First Nations Inuit Health Branch Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. She is the chair of the Canadian Pediatric Society committee for First nations, Inuit and Metis health. She strives to advocate for health equity among Canadian Indigenous children through her research, through policy development and through developing strong partnerships with academic institutions, governments, national advocacy organizations and community partners.
Sample Publications:
Tobacco use and misuse among Indigenous children and youth in Canada, Paediatrics & Child Health, Volume 22, Issue 7, 1 October 2017, Pages 395–399 
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