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About Sepideh Taheri

Dr. Sepideh Taheri is an academic general pediatrician at the Children's Hospital (LHSC) and the director of the hospital's Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU). Much of Dr. Taheri's work concerns diagnosing and treating common conditions in hospitalized children, such as migraines.

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Dr. Taheri is especially interested in diet-based and lifestyle therapy as a means to treat childhood headache disorders. She is a leading member on the Canadian Paediatric Inpatient Research Network, a group dedicated to improving care of hospitalized children. Projects supervised by Dr. Taheri in the hospital's clinical teaching unit, such as those regarding teething necklaces and intravenous catheters, have garnered national acclaim.

Sepi Taheri is an Academic General Paediatrician in the Clinical Teaching Unit at the Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at Western University.  
Dr. Taheri graduated from Edinburgh University Medical School in the UK. She completed her post-graduate training in London, England, in paediatrics with an interest in Paediatric Nephrology. She then returned to Edinburgh where she was appointed as Consultant Paediatrician and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Edinburgh University. She was the lead for the Acute Receiving Unit at the Children’s Hospital, and a councillor member and regional representative of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, before deciding to move to London, Ontario for family reasons in 2012.
She has developed a research interest in the causes and treatment of childhood headache as well as related areas, such as recurrent abdominal pain, and chronic inflammatory conditions.
She is passionate about teaching and is actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate education of medical students and residents at this institution.

Research Interest Area: Children's Health
Research Overview: Children's Health


Present Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute ‐ Children's Health Research Institute (CHRI)
Present Division Head, Academic Paediatric Medicine; Associate Professor, Western University Department of Paediatrics
Present Pediatrician, London Health Sciences Centre ‐ Children's Hospital


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