Sharon Smile

Sharon Smile

Clinical Study Investigator, Developmental Pediatrician

Research

Centre for Leadership:
Child Development

Research Focus:
Dr. Smile studies mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder. 


Education & Profession

Education:

  • M.B., B.S., University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica. (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)
  • D.M., University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica. Bachelor of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Pediatrics
  • M.Sc., University of Toronto. Masters in Clinical Epidemiology

Professional Memberships:

  • Medical Association of Jamaica, Vice President - Western Region, 1999
  • Paediatric Association of Jamaica. Secretary 2005, 2006, 2007
  • The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario - Member.

University Positions / Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Honours and Awards:

  • Paediatric Association of Jamaica Prize - The Leila Wynter Prize for most outstanding performance DM (Paediatrics). 2005
  • McGill University - Autism Research Training funding valued at CDN$24,000.00. 2009

Current Projects

Delivering specialty care access through use of an innovative telehealth-home based intervention feeding program (telefeeding) to address food selectivity in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Feeding Challenges

Medication Clinical Trials


Publications
Click to see Dr. Smile's publications on PubMed.
 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Fehlings D,  Switzer Lauren, Agarwal Payal, Wong Charles, Sochett Etienne, Stevenson Richard, Sonnenberg Lyn, Smile Sharon, Young Elizabeth, Huber Joelene, Milo-Manson Golda, Abu Kuwait Ghassan, Gaebler Deborah: Informing evidence based clinical practice guidelines for children with cerebral palsy at risk of osteoporosis: a systematic review.  Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2012: 54: pp 106-116.  C

Smile Sharon, Anagnostou Evdokia: New Models for Considering the Role of Medication in the Treatment and Elucidation of the Etiology of Autism.  Current Psychiatry Reports 2012.  CPA

Smile S, Dupuis A, Macarthur C, Roberts W, Fehlings D: Autism spectrum disorder phenotype in children with ambulatory cerebral palsy: A descriptive cross-sectional study.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 2013: RASD660: pp 391-97. PA

Smile Sharon, Anagnostou Evdokia: New Models for Considering the Role of Medication in the Treatment and Elucidation of the Etiology of Autism.  Current Psychiatry Reports 2012.  CPA


Contact Info

Contact Information:
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital 
150 Kilgour Road Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8 
Tel: 416-425-6220, extension 6083

Contact Email:
ssmile@hollandbloorview.ca