null Julia Von Oettingen, MD, PhD, MMSc, FRCP

Scientist, RI-MUHC, Montreal General Hospital site

Child Health and Human Development Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, MUHC



Pediatric diabetes • diabetes phenotypes • care delivery • resource-limited settings • global health • point-of-care testing • gestational diabetes outcomes • capacity building

Research Focus

My research focuses on equitable healthcare delivery for children with diabetes and endocrine diseases, with an emphasis on resource-limited settings and underserved populations. My interests include social and ethnic determinants and disparities of diabetes care; point-of-care delivery approaches; and back-translation of local innovation to create successful reverse innovation in Canada and globally. As a member of the McGill Artificial Pancreas lab, I aim for technological innovation in type 1 diabetes that reaches youth equitably. I strive to incorporate research and clinical capacity-building into each project.

Selected Publications

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  • James S, Maniam J, Cheung PT, Urakami T, von Oettingen J, Likitmaskul S, Ogle G. Epidemiology and phenotypes of diabetes in children and adolescents in non-European-origin populations in or from Western Pacific region. World J Clin Pediatr. 2022 Mar 9;11(2):173-195. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v11.i2.173. eCollection 2022 Mar 9. PMID: 35433305.

  • Victor Y, Lorgeat V, Coriolan B, Kamal Z, Vincent R, von Oettingen JE, Altenor K. Validation Study and Outcomes of the Diabetes Quality of Life in Youth Instrument in Haitian Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Residing in Haiti. Can J Diabetes. 2022 Feb;46(1):32-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2021.04.010. Epub 2021 May 7. PMID: 34144909.

  • Tsoukas MA, Cohen E, Legault L, von Oettingen JE, Yale JF, Vallis M, Odabassian M, El Fathi A, Rutkowski J, Jafar A, Ghanbari M, Gouchie-Provencher N, René J, Palisaitis E, Haidar A. Alleviating carbohydrate counting with a FiASP-plus-pramlintide closed-loop delivery system (artificial pancreas): Feasibility and pilot studies. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2021 Sep;23(9):2090-2098. doi: 10.1111/dom.14447. Epub 2021 Jun 21. PMID: 34047449.

  • Gilligan MM, Linnes JC, von Oettingen JE, Altenor K. From Toy to Tool: Using Water Beads for Insulin Storage in Haiti. Pediatr Diabetes. 2020 Dec 1. doi: 10.1111/pedi.13167. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33259116.

  • Malhamé I, Destiné R, Jacquecilien W, Coriolan BH, St-Loth W, Excellent MC, Scaide B, Wong R, Meltzer S, Jean-Baptiste E, Pilote L, von Oettingen JE, Israel K. Prevalence and perinatal outcomes of non-communicable diseases in pregnancy in a regional hospital in Haiti: A prospective cohort study. J Glob Health. 2021 Apr 17;11:04020. doi: 10.7189/jogh.11.04020. PMID: 33884191.