OUR SPEAKERS

We have assembled an exciting list of presenters to ensure you have a great virtual conference experience 

Section 1: Ethics: "Knowledge to advocate"

Mrs. Alexis Robinson

Council of Jamaican Bar Association (member); Chair Family Law Committee
Partner MFG.

Dr. Peter Glegg

Senior Legal Officer
UHWI

Dr. Sheryl Burke

Superintendent Jamaica Constabulary Force, Head Centre for Investigation Sexual Offences & Child Abuse

Mrs. Christine Hendricks

Executive Director
Jamaica Council for Disabilitites

Section 2: Neurology

Dr. Sharon Whiting

Associate Professor and Vice Dean Health/Hospital Services,
Paediatric Neurologist, Epileptologist

Dr. Nadine Morrison-Levy

Assistant Professor of Paediatrics & Paediatric Neurologist, Epileptologist
Queen’s University

Dr. Dave Clarke

Professor of Paediatrics, Neurology, Epileptologist
University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Judy Tapper

Paediatric Neurologist
Associate Lecturer
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Keynote Lecture: Cicely Williams Lecture

Prof. Minerva Thame

Perinatal and Paediatric Medicine
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Prof. Maureen Samms-Vaughan

Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Section 3: Endocrinology

Dr. Kyle McNerney

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes
Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis

Dr. Leonardo Akan

Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatric Endocrinologist
Associate Lecturer, University of the West Indies (St. Augustine)

Prof. Michael Boyne

Professor of Metabolism & Endocrinology
Senior Lecturer, University of the West Indies (Mona)

Dr. Leslie Gabay

Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatric Endocrinologist
Associate Lecturer,
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Section 4: The internet is here to stay!

Dr. Andrea Garbutt

Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician
Lecturer
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Dr. Kasan Troupe

Acting Chief Education Officer
Ministry of Education, Youth  & Information

Mr. Carl Berry

Deputy Superintendent of Police
Head, C-TOC Anti-Trafficking in Persons Unit

Section 5: Common Paediatric Encounters 1

Dr. Shamfa Peart

Consultant Ophthalmologist  
Kingston Public Hospital & Bustamante Hospital for Children

Dr. Erica Gordon-Veitch

Paediatric & Family Dental Surgeon

Dr. Mara Hosang

Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Bustamante Hospital for Children

Dr. Garfield Badal

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
Cornwall Regional Hospital
Associate Lecturer, University of the West Indies

Section 6: Common Paediatric Encounters 2

Prof. Celia Christie-Samuels

Professor of Paediatrics (Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Public Health)
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Dr. Emma Greenaway-Williams

Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Associate Lecturer
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Dr. Charmaine Crooks-Edwards

Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Pulmonologist
Bustamante Hospital for Children
Associate Lecturer
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, UWI, Mona

Dr. Cathy Maddan

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of the West Indies (Mona)

Dr. Diane Bloomfield

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Section 7: Regional Highlights

Dr. Cecilio Eck

Consultant Paediatrician

Chief of Paediatrics, Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital

Belize

Dr. Linden Swan

Deputy Clinical Head of Department, Paediatrics

Cayman Islands Hospital, Health Services Authority

Grand Cayman

Dr. Shivon Belle

Consultant Paediatrician

Head, Department of Paediatrics

Mount St John’s Medical Centre

Antigua & Barbuda

Dr. Roxanne Melbourne-Chambers

Consultant Peadiatrician, Peadiatric Neurologist

Head, Department of Child & Adolescent Health

Senior Lecturer, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

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