Michelle Ward MD, FAAP, FRCPC


Michelle Ward MD, FAAP, FRCPC
Associate Professor and Division Head, Division of Child and Youth Protection

Office: 613-737-7600 ext. 2677
Work E-mail: mward@cheo.on.ca

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Dr. Michelle Ward completed her medical training at McMaster University in 1999 and her pediatrics residency at the University of Ottawa in 2003. She is a consultant pediatrician and director of clinics with the Child and Youth Protection Program at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She is certified in pediatrics in Canada and the U.S. and in child abuse pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Ward consults and provides expert opinion on cases of suspected maltreatment for clinical and medico-legal purposes. She conducts research and writes on relevant topics including head injuries, bruises, training of professionals, opinion formulation and care of foster children. She presents on child maltreatment and other pediatric and parenting topics at local, regional and national levels, consults on policy externally, and is an executive member of the Canadian Paediatric Society’s Child and Youth Maltreatment Section. Dr. Ward’s areas of focus include child and youth maltreatment, vulnerable populations, and parenting issues.

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