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Margaret Lawson photo of Margaret Lawson
Senior Scientist, Evidence to Practice Reserach Program,
CHEO Research Institute
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism,
Department of Pediatrics, CHEO
Full Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ottawa
Director, JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (CCTN) Centre for
Type 1 Diabetes Research
Medical Director, Family Decision Services, CHEO Research Institute
613-737-7600 Ext. 2411
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As Director of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation/CCTN Centre for Type 1 Diabetes Research, Dr. Lawson is developing and participating in multicentre pediatric clinical trials. She is principal investigator of the CGM TIME Trial, a multicentre trial evaluating Timing of Initiation of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pediatric Diabetes. She is also principal investigator at the TRIGR Canada Coordinating Centre and the TRIGR Ottawa Clinical Site, and is deputy principal investigator for TRIGR Canada. TRIGR is an international multicentre trial evaluating whether early infant nutrition can prevent or delay the risk of type 1 diabetes in genetically susceptible children. Dr. Lawson is Medical Director of CHEO Family Decision Services, which is CIHR funded research-driven program developing tools, strategies and interventions to facilitate shared decision-making.

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Dr. Margaret Lawson is a pediatric endocrinologist at CHEO, Senior Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses primarily on type 1 diabetes in children and youth, its prevention, and its management – particularly the use of technologies such as insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring. Her other research interest is the development and implementation of tools and strategies to facilitate shared decision-making among children, parents and health professionals.
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