Ciarán M. Duffy MB, BCh, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI


Ciarán M. Duffy MB, BCh, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI
Chief of Pediatrics and Full Professor and Chairman

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Dr. Ciarán Duffy graduated from medical school at University College Dublin in 1979 and then completed a pediatric residency at The Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario, London; a fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto; and a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University, Hamilton. He practiced for more than 20 years in Montreal and was Professor and Associate Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at McGill University and Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Associate Pediatrician-in-Chief at The Montreal Children’s Hospital. He relocated to Ottawa in April 2011 to assume his current roles. Dr. Duffy is an active researcher and educator who holds large grants from CIHR.  His clinical and research focus is on pediatric rheumatology with a particular interest in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). He leads large cohort studies in JIA – REACCH OUT and LEAP – nationally, has published extensively in this area, and is highly sought after as a speaker.  

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