Dr. Allison Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric's Division of Adolescent Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Western University and pursued her pediatric residency training at McMaster. In 2016, she completed subspecialty training in Adolescent Medicine through the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Throughout her postgraduate medical training she demonstrated an interest in medical education and has been involved in training committees and program development at both McMaster and Sick Kids.
Dr. Rodrigues’ research pursuits have focused on exercise and the achievement of medical stability in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. She is also the co-author of a paper published in the journal of Paediatrics & Child Health in 2015 entitled, “#Molly presents with new-onset seizures”; a case study about hyponatremic seizures secondary to drug ingestion. Clinically, Dr. Rodrigues works with colleagues in the area of eating disorders and in the Pediatric Chronic Pain Program.