Meet Our Team
Does your family find it difficult to make healthy changes? At the Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health - Stollery, our team of experienced health professionals can help your family throughout this process. Meet our team!
Dr. Mary Jetha
Dr. Michele Harvey - Blankenship
Dr. Jetha is a Pediatric Endocrinologist who has expertise in diabetes and cardiovascular health. As one of our pediatricians, she will complete a physical exam with your child. She will review any lab results and assess your child for health conditions that may contribute to your child’s weight and health. If needed, she may refer your child for other tests or to a different specialist. Typically, she will see your child every 6 months or more often, if needed.
Dr. Michele is a General Pediatrician. As one of our pediatricians, she will complete a physical exam with your child. She will review any lab results and assess your child for health conditions that may contribute to your child’s weight and health. If needed, she may refer your child for other tests or to a different specialist. Typically, she will see your child every 6 months or more often, if needed.
Suzanne is our Nurse and Clinic Coordinator. Suzanne helps to organize your child’s care. She will also take your child’s height, weight, and blood pressure at each clinic visit. If your child requires additional support from other health care professionals beyond our clinic, Suzanne will help to organize any additional referrals to support your child’s health.
Laura is our Dietitian and she LOVES talking about food. Laura will assess your child’s nutrition intake and eating behaviors, and explore ways that will help your family with healthy eating
Lisa is our Exercise Specialist. She has expertise in exercise and physical activity, and helps families to identify activities that your child enjoys. Lisa also explores your child's sleep patterns, screen time, and other sedentary habits. This helps her to assess where your child is at and work with you to set practical, achievable goals over time.
Laurie is our Psychologist. She explores any challenges with your child’s behaviors, problems at school, or concerns about attention and mood. Laurie focuses on ways to support families’ participation at our clinic and helps to identify roadblocks that can get in the way of making healthy changes. Laurie is a great resource to help you with questions or challenges about parenting.
Our Social Worker and can provide social and emotional support for your child and family. They are available if you have any questions about accessing community resources to support your family. They can also help to address challenges (for example, financial, transportation) that your family is facing.
Jolene is our Administrative Assistant. She is your family's key contact person at the PCWH. Jolene books all initial and follow-up appointments and helps to keep everyone in our clinic organized.
Christina is our Clinic Lead......