Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health
Clinician Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Examiner, Endocrinology Examination Board, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Dr. Celia Rodd is a pediatric endocrinologist who treats children with diabetes mellitus and a wide spectrum of endocrine disorders. Her particular clinical focus is bone health, pediatric osteoporosis, mineral homeostasis and vitamin D adequacy. She works within dynamic and diverse teams to provide care to children in Manitoba. She is also keen to promote the use of appropriate pediatric growth charts, which can help with the timely detection of aberrant health.
Masters of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
FRCPC (Endocrinology): Universities of Toronto and Minnesota
FRCPC (Pediatrics): McGill University
Doctor of Medicine (with Honours): University of Toronto
Bachelor of Science: University of Toronto
Pediatric mineral homeostasis
Vitamin D metabolism
Socioeconomic status and determinants of pediatric health
Early childhood literacy
Increased prevalence and severity of high blood pressures in children using the 2017 AAP guidelines: A case-control study to characterize the new disease burden.
A Sharma, Daniel L. Metzger, and C. Rodd.
JAMA Pediatrics Jun 1; 172: 557-565
A Closer Look at Rickets in Manitoba: The Tip of the Iceberg.
M-E Lautatzis, A Sharma, and C. Rodd.
Acceptance May 2018. Paediatrics & Child Health
Increased rates of 25-hydroxy vitamin D testing: Dissecting a modern epidemic.
Rodd C, Sokoro A, Slater J, Thorlacious L, Bohm E.
Clin Biochem Sept; 59:56-61, 2018
Increasing incidence of optic nerve hypoplasia/ septo-optic dysplasia in Northern Canada.
Khaper T, Sharma AK, Mhanni A, Rafey M, Bunge M, Clark I, Rodd C*, Wicklow B* (* co-senior authors).
Paediatrics & Child Health, Nov;22:445-453
Recent trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Canadian children.
Rodd C, Sharma AK.
CMAJ 188(13):E313-20, 2016.
Program to provide Quebec infants with free vitamin D supplements failed to encourage participation or adherence
Millette M, Sharma A, Weiler HA, Sheehy O, Bérard A, Rodd C.
Acta Paediatr 103(10):e444-9, 2014.
Randomized dose-response trial of oral vitamin D supplementation with 400, 800, 1200 or 1600 IU/day in breastfed infants from Greater Montreal.
Gallo S, Comeau K, Vanstone C, Agellon S, Sharma A, Jones G, L’Abbe M, Khamessan A, Rodd C,* Weiler HA*. (*co-senior authors).
JAMA 319:1785-1792, 2013.
Prevalence of vertebral fractures in an unselected, high-risk pediatric population with systemic inflammatory disease.
Nakhla, M, R Scuccimarri, G Chedville, K Duffy, S Campillo, C Duffy, Rodd C.
J Pediatr (154):438-444, 2009.
MD, MSc, FRCPC