Julia von Oettingen

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, McGill University

Julia von Oettingen is a pediatric endocrinologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Assistant Professor at McGill University, and a Fonds de Recherche du Quebec Sante supported Clinician-Scientist at the McGill University Health Center Research Institute. Originally from Germany, she completed her MD-PhD at Leipzig University, her training as a pediatrician at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, her pediatric endocrinology training at the Boston Children’s Hospital, and a master’s in clinical and translational investigation from Harvard University. Her research focuses on pediatric diabetes in non-Caucasian populations, and on pediatric endocrine care delivery in global health settings. Julia is the founding medical director of Kay Mackenson Clinic, a center for children with diabetes and other chronic diseases in Haiti, a site adviser to the International Diabetes Federation’s Life for a Child program in Liberia and Haiti, technical adviser to Partners in Health in Haiti, consultant to UNICEF and the Ministry of Health in Haiti, executive committee member of Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, and a member of the Pediatric Endocrine Society International Relations Council where she leads the Haiti subcommittee.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, McGill University