McMaster University

McMaster University

Andrea Hunter

Andrea HunterDr. Andrea Hunter is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at McMaster University and a Consultant Pediatrician at McMaster Children's Hospital and St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton. She completed both medical school and pediatric residency at McMaster University, followed by a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in London, UK and joined the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster in 2008. Dr. Hunter maintains a consulting pediatric practice at Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, in addition to outreach clinics with newcomer children/youth and Hamilton Shelter Health network.

Dr. Hunter is a recognized educator, and transitioned in June 2016 to the role of Program Director of the pediatric residency program after co-chairing the curriculum subcommittee and initiating a social pediatrics rotation within the program in 2013.

Her clinical and research interests include pediatric refugee & immigrant health, social determinants of health and global child health. She has coordinated community-based pediatric refugee/immigrant health clinics in Hamilton since 2004, and is an editor and task force member for Caring for Kids New to Canada, a Canadian Pediatric Society peer-reviewed guide to health professionals working with immigrant and refugee children and youth.

Internationally, she has been involved in ongoing global child health education programs in Uganda and is co-program director of a pediatric residency program in Guyana.

Contact Information - Clinic
Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, 325 Wellington Street North, Hamilton ON
Phone: (905) 521-2100 x 44446
Fax: (905) 521-4981


Contact information  Academic

McMaster Childrens Hospital
Phone: (905) 521-2100 x 75639
Fax: (905) 521-4981


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