Peter Humphreys BSc, MDCM, FRCP(C)

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Peter Humphreys BSc, MDCM, FRCP(C)
Full Professor and Pediatric Neurologist

Office: 613-737-7600 ext. 1605
Work E-mail: phumphreys@cheo.on.ca

Humphreys Peter

Biography

Dr. Peter Humphreys graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University in 1966. He trained in pediatrics at the Boston Children’s Hospital from 1967 to 1969, at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, UK from 1969 to 1970, followed by training in neurology at the Montreal Neurological Institute from 1970 to 1973. After six years on staff with the Division of Neurology at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Dr. Humphrey’s came to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) where he was the founding head of the Division of Neurology from 1979 to 2002. His clinical interests are in developmental brain disorders - in particular Rett syndrome – as well as brain malformations (fetal neurology) and cerebral palsy. His current research activity concerns the progressive dystonia/parkinsonism disorder in Rett syndrome.

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