Meet Our Dedicated
and Compassionate Team
Positive development and wellbeing
Community Social Pediatrics: For the health of all children
Together, let’s provide care and empower children for life.
Dr. Sue Bennett
Dr. Sue Bennett is a Full Professor at the University of Ottawa, Director of Social Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and a pediatrician and mental health professional by training.
Dr. Sue is a prominent advocate for the human rights of children and youth in order for them to reach their fullest potential.
Director of Family Services
Stephanie holds a Master’s degree in psychoeducation and has been the Director of Family Services at the Vanier CSC since 2014, overseeing the Vanier Social Pediatric Hub since its creation in 2017.
With more than 20 years of experience working with families, she is very proud to have been a part of developing the first Social Pediatric Hub in Ontario, inspired by Dr. Gilles Julien’s evidence-based model.
Paola holds a Master of Science in Nursing with a Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care for Nurse Practitioners. She has worked as a registered nurse at the Ottawa Hospital for 8 years in various department: Orthopedic surgery, family medicine, etc. She has also had clinical placements in primary care clinics where she had the chance to serve a diverse clientele.
Paola's priority is to provide compassionate, patient centered care to her clients while encouraging health promotion and education.
Youth Programs and Social Pediatric Hub Manager
Vicki holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology as well as a bachelor’s degree in education and has taught in various elementary schools in the Ottawa region. She has been working at the Vanier CSC since 2013, where she has held several positions supporting a diverse clientele.
With more than 25 years of experience working with children of all ages, she offers a variety of social and recreational activities for the Hub families.
Registered Social Worker
Reginald graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Ottawa. With over ten years of experience working with children and families, he has played an important role in the community.
Through his work, he strives to support, advocate, and empower children and families to overcome difficult situations. His mission as a social worker is to support families to live and thrive without oppression and unfairness.
Registered Social Service Worker
Caroline has 15 years of experience working with children and youth with mental health and addiction issues, and those on the autism spectrum. She customizes each intervention based on the child or youth’s skill set, needs, preferences, interests and family situation.
Being part of the Hub has fulfilled her passion for the profession and expanded her compassion for children and their families.
Registered Social Worker
Nathalie obtained her Bachelor of Social Science with a specialization in Social Work and a minor in Psychology. During her studies, she developed a passion for certain issues, including mental health and the difficulties experienced by young people and their families.
She completed her internship at the Vanier Social Pediatrics which allowed her to understand the Vanier community and gave her the desire to work there. Nathalie is empathetic, patient and loves life.
Sabrina is a student at La Cité College in the Office Administration Techniques program. She is a jurist by training (law degree) and has a certificate of qualification as a lawyer in her country of origin where she practiced this profession for two years before moving to Canada.
Helping people in need was and will remain a vocation that she plans to fulfill throughout her life.
She is proud to be a member of the Vanier Social Pediatric Hub and to be able to support children, youth and their families.
Dr. Hilary Myron
Dr. Hilary Myron (she/her) is a General Pediatrician practicing at Hôpital Montfort. She also sees patients through outreach clinics through the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), the CHEO Autism Hub, and the Vanier Social Pediatric Hub.
Dr. Myron has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph, a Master’s in Public Administration from Queen’s University, and completed her Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at CHEO and pursued additional training in Academic Pediatrics and pediatric sleep.
Dr. Leigh Fraser-Roberts
Dr. Leigh Fraser-Roberts is a consultant Pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. She provides consulting outreach pediatric services to the HUB, the Wabano Centre, as well as to northern remote Indigenous communities in Nunavut and Manitoba.
She has an expertise in social pediatrics and child development and provides community-based developmental assessments in Vanier. Dr. Leigh has dedicated her career to ensuring a holistic approach to health and wellness for those in underserved communities.