Nicholas Chadi completed his medical school and pediatric residency in Montreal and is currently an Adolescent Medicine Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. His main research interests include substance abuse, international health, medical education, mental health and mindfulness-based interventions. Nicholas has been practicing meditation, yoga and mindfulness for many years and has recently completed an MBCT teacher training certification in California. He is currently leading a randomized study looking at the effectiveness of an 8-week mindfulness program for adolescents with a chronic illness. His multidisciplinary team is seeking to compare the effectiveness of an in-person vs eHealth mode of delivery to promote better access to mindfulness programs. Dr. Chadi is also a board member for the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and a co-author of two recent Canadian practice guidelines addressing adolescent smoking prevention and cessation.
This profile was last updated on May 9, 2016