After completing her postdoctoral training at the University of London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Dr. Reeni Soni joined the medical team at the University of Manitoba Section of Pediatric Cardiology as an Assistant Professor. Her career has included leadership positions at both the University and the Children's Hospital, where she began as a Pediatric Cardiologist in 1998. She has been the Division Head of the Section of Pediatric Cardiology since 2000 and the Associate Medical Director for the Children's Hospital, HSC, in Winnipeg.
Dr. Soni’s specific areas of clinical interest are fetal cardiology and cardiac transplant Her research focuses on Fetal Cardiology.
Dr. Soni is also the past President of the Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Association and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health at the University of Manitoba. She has received numerous awards, including the YWCA Women of Distinction award and the Pediatric Chairs of Canada Academic Leadership Clinical Practitioner award, and serves on multiple pediatric cardiology committees, including the Provincial Task Force on Youth Screening for Sudden Cardiac Death (joint initiative between Manitoba Health & the Heart and Stroke Foundation). She is also one of the founding members of the WCCHN and former head of the WCCHN Steering Committee.