Health Profile on Immigrant and Refugee Children and Youth in Canada

Content for this module was made possible thanks to a Knowledge Translation Synthesis grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, under the direction of Dr. Kevin Pottie, Principal Investigator, was the lead institution that administered this grant.

Principal Investigator

Kevin Pottie, MD, MClSc
Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health (CCIRH)

Family Physician and Principal Scientist,
Bruyère Research Institute for Population Health

Associate Professor,
Department of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Co-Principal Investigators

Rukhsana Ahmed, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Communication, University of Ottawa Faculty of Arts

Anita Gagnon, MPH, PhD
Ingram School of Nursing; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University

Nurse Scientist,
McGill University Health Centre

Principal Investigator

Louise Hanvey, RN, MHA

Research Director,
The Health of Canada’s Children and Youth: A CICH Profile, Canadian Institute of Child Health


Dr. Edward Ng, PhD

Senior Analyst
Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada

Linda Ogilvie, RN, PhD
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta

Anna Kirova, PhD
Faculty of Elementary Education, University of Alberta

Paula Brauer, PhD, RD, FDC
Associate Professor,
Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, University of Guelph

Yvonne Chiu

Executive Director,
Edmonton Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative, Edmonton, Alberta