Investigator

Dr. med. habil. Kerstin Gerhold

MSc

  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Brain, Behaviour, and Development

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Current Positions

Head, Section of Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Lead, WRHA Child Health Pain Program Every Child Every Time, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and the WRHA Child Health Program
Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

Education

Epidemiology (Master of Science)
Berlin School of Public Health, Charité- Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Faculty of Medicine of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Pediatric Rheumatology
Clinic of Pediatric Pulmonology and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Habilitation in Pediatrics (Dr. med. habil.)
Charité- Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Faculty of Medicine of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

General Pediatrics
Clinic of Pediatric Pulmonology and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Basic Medical Science (Post-Doc)
Laboratory of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Clinic of Pediatric Pulmonology and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Doctorate (Dr. med.)
Faculty of Medicine of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Medicine
Faculty of Medicine of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Research Focus

- Collaborating to improve care for children and teens with chronic pain
- The Biologic Basis of Co-existent Uveitis and Arthritis in Children: Towards Early Detection, Targeted Treatment, and Prevention
- The Canadian Alliance of Pediatric Rheumatology Investigators National juvenile idiopathic arthritis registry

Research Interests

- Long-term outcome and prognosis of chronic pain in children and adolescents with or without an underlying medical condition
- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
- Uveitis
- Diversity in access to care
- Transition to adult care