Dr. Stasia Hadjiyannakis
Projects in Progress
- Does Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Canadian Youth Improve Blood Sugar Control? Co-Investigator
- Persistent Albuminuria in the Paediatric Population with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Canadian Pediatric Surveillance Study, Co-Principal Investigator
- A Tertiary Care Approach to the Management of Pediatric Obesity and Its Co-Morbidities. Principal Investigator
Dr. Stasia Hadjiyannakis received her medical degree from the University of Toronto (1996) and completed her pediatric residency at Queen’s University with an endocrine fellowship at McGill University. She worked as a Visiting Professor at the University of California San Francisco (2003) where she received more in-depth training in the area of pediatric obesity and lipid disorders. Stasia is the Medical Director of the Center for Healthy Active Living. She is an assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa and has been an active member of the Department of Pediatrics at CHEO in the division of endocrinology since November 2001. Her clinical, advocacy and research interests are in the area of pediatric obesity and related co-morbidities such as metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, Type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Her research interests are in examining the interplay between behavioural/psychosocial, genetic, and intrauterine factors in predicting risk for obesity related co-morbidities.