Sharon Whiting MBBS, FRCPC


Sharon Whiting MBBS, FRCPC
Associate Professor and Vice Dean Health/Hospital Services, uOttawa

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Sharon Whiting


Dr. Sharon Whiting received her MBBSfrom the University of the West Indies in 1977 and subsequently obtained her FRCPC certification in Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa and in Neurology from the University of British Columbia in 1985. She did a fellowship in epilepsy at the University of Western Ontario 1986. In 2002, she was appointed chief of the Division of Neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She has an active clinical practice in epilepsy and sleep disorders and is in charge of the ketogenic diet program for patients with intractable epilepsy. Dr Whiting’s research interests are the ketogenic diet and comorbid conditions associated with epilepsy. She founded and currently leads the Canadian Paediatric Epilepsy Network, a multidisciplinary group dedicated to developing research in pediatric epilepsy.

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