University of Calgary

Nathalie Jette

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Nathalie Jetté, MSc, MDis a Professor in Neurology at the University of Calgary, and a member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and of the Institute for Public Health.  She is an epilepsy specialist and a health services researcher.  She completed her training at Columbia University (Epilepsy and EEG Fellowship), University of Ottawa (Neurology residency and medical school) and McMaster University (MSc in Neurosciences and BSc in Biology). 

Dr. Jetté holds a Canada Research Chair in Neurological Health Services Research and an Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS) Population Health Investigator Award.  She has been the recipient of over 40 research, teaching and clinical awards, including Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 Award.   

Dr. Jetté is currently funded by Alberta Health and Wellness, Alberta Health Services, AIHS, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the University of Calgary. She is President-Elect of the Canadian League Against Epilepsy, Chair of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Task Force on Stigma in Epilepsy, co-Chair of the ILAE Task Force on Epilepsy Guidelines, a member of the ILAE North American Regional Commission and of the ILAE ICD Working Group (in collaboration with the World Health Organization) and Chair of the Epidemiology Special Interest Group of the American Epilepsy Society.  She is Associate Editor of the leading epilepsy journal, Epilepsia

As part of her research program, she is studying appropriateness of care, health resources use and access to care, multi-morbidities (particularly mental health) and their associated outcomes in persons with neurological conditions (with a particular interest in epilepsy) and is involved in the development of national surveillance programs for neurological conditions.

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