Andrea Hunter
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Dr. Andrea Hunter is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at McMaster University and a Consultant Pediatrician at McMaster Children’s Hospital. She maintains a consulting pediatric practice at the Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre, in addition to outreach clinics with newcomer children/youth.

Dr. Hunter is a recognized educator, and transitioned in June 2016 to the role of Program Director of the pediatric residency program after co-chairing the curriculum subcommittee and initiating a social pediatrics rotation within the program in 2013.

Her clinical and research interests include pediatric refugee & immigrant health, social determinants of health and global child health. She has coordinated community-based pediatric refugee/immigrant health clinics in Hamilton since 2004, and is an editor and task force member for Caring for Kids New to Canada, a Canadian Pediatric Society peer-reviewed guide to health professionals working with immigrant and refugee children and youth. Internationally, she has been involved in ongoing global child health education programs in Uganda and as co-program director of a pediatric residency program in Guyana.
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