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Peter Wong

TitleHonorary Staff, Paediatric Medicine
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentPaediatric Medicine Division
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
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    2018Fellow, American College of Preventive Medicine
    2017Certificate of Merit, Canadian Paediatric Society
    2017Community Paediatrics Service Award, Ontario Medical Association
    2015Glenn Sawyer Service Award, Ontario Medical Association

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    Peter D. Wong MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCPC, FAAP FACPM graduated from the University of the West Indies before obtaining postgraduate training in paediatric medicine, critical care and cardiology at SickKids. He is an Academic Clinician in Community Paediatric Medicine, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and Project Investigator at the SickKids Research Institute. His researcher interests are in early life exposures and child health, funded by SickKids and the PSI Foundation. Peter’s advocacy focuses on neighbourhood structures that promote health equity. He serves on the Board of Health for the City of Toronto; and is Board Director for the Association of Local Public Health Agencies. He is also on Advisory Committees of the Ontario Human Milk Bank and SickKids Centre for Healthy Active Kids. He has been recognized for his service by the Canadian Paediatric Society and Ontario Medical Association.

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         (Wong PD)
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children.
    Ultrasound Evaluation of a Carotid Intimal Thickness in Early Childhood: A Pilot Study
    Role: Principal Investigator

         (Wong PD)
    Physicians' Services Incorporated Foudation
    The association between total breastfeeding duration and household food insecurity
    Role: Principal Investigator

         (Maguire JL)
    Operating Grant: SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Borkhoff CM, Dai DWH, Jairam JA, Wong PD, Cox KA, Maguire JL, Birken CS, Macarthur C, Parkin PC. Breastfeeding to 12 mo and beyond: nutrition outcomes at 3 to 5 y of age. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Aug 01; 108(2):354-362. PMID: 30101330.
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    2. Wong PD, Bowry A, Moodie RG. Energy and sports drinks in children and adolescents. Paediatr Child Health. 2018; 23(4):30-31.
    3. Wong PD, Thadani S, Brown LL, Moodie RG. Polar relationship in emerging nations: severe household food insecurity and breastfeeding. CMAJ. 2018.
    4. Au VA, Wong JP, Venu I, Moodie RG, Etoom Y, Kieswetter L, Gerstle JT, Wong PD. Failing to thrive, abdominal pain and vomiting: A hairy situation. Paediatr Child Health. 2018 May; 23(3):173-175. PMID: 29773958.
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    5. Wong JP, Walters JR, Venu I, Cuddalore Arivudainambi V, Etoom Y, Moodie RG, Wong PD. Refractory Wheezing in Infancy: Congenital Pulmonary Vein Stenosis. J Pediatr Health Care Med. 2018; 1(1):20-21.
    6. Jacob G, van den Heuvel M, Jama N, Moore AM, Ford-Jones L, Wong PD. Adverse childhood experiences: Basics for the paediatrician. Paediatr Child Health. 2018.
    7. Wong JP, Venu I, Moodie RG, Cuddalore Arivudainambi V, Stewart H, Nicolae A, Zweig KN, van den Heuvel M, Ford-Jones EL, Wong PD. Breastfeeding: Brushing up on oral health. J Fam Pract. 2018.
    8. Friedman N, Alnutayfi A, Banihani R, Mizzi T, Wong PD, Etoom Y. Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Childhood: An overview. Int J Cardiol Cardiovasc Med. 2018; 1(1):1-5.
    9. Wong PD, Anderson LN, Dai DDW, Parkin PC, Maguire JL, Birken CS. The Association of Breastfeeding Duration and Early Childhood Cardiometabolic Risk. J Pediatr. 2018 Jan; 192:80-85.e1. PMID: 29246362.
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    10. Leem S, Banihani R, Wong JP, Ratnapalan S, Wong PD, Etoom Y. . Int J Int Emerg Med. Bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy with Infectious Mononucleosis. 2018; 1(1):1-3.
    11. Wong PD, Parkin PC, Moodie RG, Dai DWH, Maguire JL, Birken CS, Borkhoff CM. Does breastfeeding duration affect household food insecurity?. Paediatr Child Health. 2018; s1(23):e6.
    12. Nicolae A, Levin L, Wong PD, Dave MG, Taras J, Mistry C, Ford-Jones EL, Wong M, Schroth RJ. Identification of early childhood caries in primary care settings. Paediatr Child Health. 2018 Apr; 23(2):111-115. PMID: 29686495.
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    13. Jacob G, Ford-Jones L, Wong PD, Warman D, Lovett MW. Literacy promotion by health care professionals: A comprehensive biomedical and psychosocial approach. Paediatr Child Health. 2018 Feb; 23(1):6-11. PMID: 29479273.
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    14. Wong P, Denburg A, Dave M, Levin L, Morinis JO, Suleman S, Wong J, Ford-Jones E, Moore AM. Early life environment and social determinants of cardiac health in children with congenital heart disease. Paediatr Child Health. 2018 Apr; 23(2):92-95. PMID: 29686491.
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    15. Venu I, van den Heuvel M, Wong JP, Borkhoff CM, Moodie RG, Ford-Jones EL, Wong PD. The breastfeeding paradox: Relevance for household food insecurity. Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Jul; 22(4):180-183. PMID: 29479210.
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    16. Wong JP, Cuddalore Arivudainambi V, Venu I, Etoom Y, Moodie RG, Wong PD. A 6-week-old girl with weak cry and cardiac murmur. Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Jul; 22(4):177-178. PMID: 29479208.
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    17. Wong PD, Birken CS, Parkin PC, Venu I, Chen Y, Schroth RJ, Maguire JL. Total Breast-Feeding Duration and Dental Caries in Healthy Urban Children. Acad Pediatr. 2017 04; 17(3):310-315. PMID: 28385327.
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    18. Wong PD, Wong JP, van den Heuvel M, Feller AE, Silver-Cohen J, Talarico S, Humphreys J, Ford-Jones L. The paediatrician and middle childhood parenting. Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Mar; 22(1):26-29. PMID: 29483792.
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    19. Wong P, Denburg A, Moore A, Ford-Jones E. Social determinants of health: integral to developmental risk assessment in congenital heart disease. J Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 183:201. PMID: 27986271.
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    20. Jacob, G. Lovett MW, Wong PD, Ford-Jones EL. Scrub in Ontario Medical Association Journal. Moving the Dial on Literacy With a Proactive Office-Based Approach. 2016; 3(11):12-13.
    21. Wong PD, Dave MG, Tulloch T, Feldman ML, Ford-Jones EL, Parkin PC, Tetley A, Moodie RG. Community health centres: Potential opportunities for community paediatrics. From interprofessional clinical care to board governance. Paediatr Child Health. 2015 Jan-Feb; 20(1):12-4. PMID: 25722635; PMCID: PMC4333746.
    22. Jairam J, Borkhoff CM, Wong PD, Chen Y, Maguire JL, Birken CS, Parkin PC on behalf of the TARGet Kids! Collaboration. Association Between Breastfeeding Duration and Nutritional Risk During Early Childhood: A Cross-Sectional Study. Paediatr Child Health. 2015; 1(5):e48-e49.
    23. Wong JP, Moodie RG, Wong PD. Maternal Diet is Associated with Breastfeeding Practice: Can we disrupt the pathway to obesity in Early Life?. J Diabetes. 2015; 1(39).
    24. Wong JP, Moodie RG, Wong PD. Maternal Diet: A Social Determinant of Breastfeeding Practice. Paediatr Child Health. 2014; 6(19):e82.
    25. Wong PD, Parkin PC, Birken CS, Chen Y, Maguire JL. Total Duration of Breastfeeding and Childhood Dental Cavities in early childhood. Paediatr Child Health. 2014; 6(19):e106.
    26. Wong PD, Wong JP, Moodie RG. Influence of individual and combined positive maternal health behaviors on breastfeeding outcomes. Paediatr Child Health. 2013; s1(18):52a.
    27. Wong PD. Influence of individual and combined positive maternal health behaviors on breastfeeding outcomes. 2013.
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