Dr. Abigail Harrison
Lecturer, Consultant Paediatrician
Abigail Harrison is a lecturer, consultant paediatrician and adolescent medicine subspecialist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Health at the University of the West Indies and University Hospital of the West Indies. She received her undergraduate medical and postgraduate training in Paediatrics at the UWI and then went on to complete a clinical fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto.
Dr. Harrison’s research interests include delivery of health care services to adolescents, adolescents living with chronic illnesses, adolescent resilience, and disordered eating behaviours in adolescents.
Her goal is the continued improvement of adolescent health care in Jamaica and the Caribbean, to be achieved through national, regional and international collaborative efforts.