Mary Keith, BASc, PhD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Surgery

Ph: 416.864.5551
Fax: 416.864.5414

Primary Affiliations:

  • St. Michael’s Hospital

Other Affiliations:

  • Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


  • BASc, PhD

Professional Memberships:

  • College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • American Society of Nutritional Sciences
  • Dietitians of Canada
  • Canadian Society for Clinical Nutrition


  • My research focuses on the role of targeted nutrition support in the management of chronic disease - particularly heart failure. I am also interested in the role of B vitamins on the growth of new blood vessels following an ischemic event.

Current students:

  • Mavra Ahmed
  • Nicole Yuen

Recent publications:

  • Keith M, Song J, San Emeterio M, Errett L. Evaluation of taste sensitivity in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Am Dietetic Assoc. 2010;110:1072-77.

  • Keith ME, Walsh N, Darling P, Hanninen  S, Barr A, Sole MThe prevalence of B vitamin deficiency in hospitalized patients with congestive heart failure. JADA 2009;109(8):1406-1410.






Room 588, 5th Floor
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute,
209 Victoria St.