Dr. Joelene Huber is a Developmental Pediatrician (MD/PhD) in the Inner City Health program at St. Michael’s Hospital and medical outreach programs with a special interest in urban and global health, child development and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto. She has a Doctor of Medicine from McMaster University, a Master of Science from McGill University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science from the University of Toronto. Her current research focuses on: 1) Smartphone app development for teaching and training children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and neurotypically-developing children about health and safety; and 2) Cultural competence in medical care.
Dr. Huber recently completed a Broadcast Journalism program at Seneca @ York and is completing a Fellowship in Global Journalism at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. She has become a leading media health expert and medical journalist, appearing regularly on major network TV news programs to provide knowledge translation of health research and guidelines (www.drjoelenehuber.com and www.uberhealthykids.com). She holds medical research grants, has published several medical research articles, presented at numerous conferences and is an author in two medical textbooks.
Please note: Dr. Huber is not taking any summer students.