Indigenous Research

Understanding and respecting the cultures of indigenous communities, and the families that make up these communities, is the first step in our research.

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Research Projects

  1. Blending Indigenous Sharing Circle and Western Focus Group Methodologies for the Study of Indigenous Children’s Health: A Systematic Review

    12/05/2021

    Several groups have published results that describe approaches that successfully incorporated aspects of Indigenous sharing circles into Western focus groups, thus establishing a research method that is culturally safe and appropriate for the study of Indigenous children’s health.

  2. Komen sa vo ? Évaluation des besoins de santé et intégration à la culture francophone, anglophone et autochtone chez les enfants métis en milieu minoritaire

    02/02/2021

  3. Hearing loss prevalence and hearing health among school-aged children in the Canadian Arctic

    17/03/2020

    One in five school-aged children was found to have hearing loss that is likely to affect classroom learning and social/emotional development. A hearing health strategy tailored to this population is critically needed.

  4. Tuberculosis among First Nations, Inuit and Métis children and youth in Canada: Beyond medical management

    14/01/2020

    Historical TB control practices in Canada have contributed to stigma and discrimination toward those with the disease, as well as fear and mistrust of the health system.

  5. Oral aspiration, type 1 laryngeal cleft, and respiratory tract infections in canadian inuit children

    01/06/2019

    We conclude that swallowing dysfunction is not only prevalent amongst Canadian Inuit but clinically significant. This is the first study to demonstrate an association between swallowing dysfunction and respiratory morbidity in this population.

  6. Bronchiectasis in children from Qikiqtani (Baffin) Region, Nunavut, Canada

    01/01/2015

    Previous researchers have reported that Canadian Inuit children have markedly elevated rates of LRTI early in life. Our study suggests that this may lead to long-term pulmonary sequelae.

  7. Long-term respiratory complications of congenital esophageal atresia with or without tracheoesophageal fistula: an update

    03/06/2013

    Recent studies suggest that in older patients, respiratory symptoms tend to be associated with atopy, but abnormal lung function tends to be associated with gastroesophageal reflux and with chest wall abnormalities.

Researchers

  1. Elizabeth Fitzpatrick

    Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute

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  2. Radha Jetty

    Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

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  3. Tom Kovesi

    Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

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  4. Nancy Young

    Scientist, CHEO Research Institute

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