Faculty Members

Adjunct Professor — Status Only

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
T: (519) 780-8031
Johane AllardMD, FRCPC
Professor

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Toronto General Hospital
T: (416) 340-5159

Research Interests

Nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders.
Professor

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FitzGerald Building, Room 322
T: (416) 978-1832
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Food intake regulation; carbohydrates, sweeteners, appetite and health; proteins, amino acids and food intake; dietary control of peptide hormone and neurotransmitter metabolism. Food composition, dietary status, and chronic disease.
JoAnne ArcandPhD, RD
Assistant Professor — Status Only

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University of Ontario Institute of Technology
T: (905) 721-8668 3796
Professor Emeritus

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F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Role of dietary factors and susceptibility genes in cancer development.
Professor — Status Only

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University of Alberta
T: (780) 492-7151
Assistant Professor

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-7733

Research Interests

Malnutrition; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Associate Professor

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FitzGerald Building, Room 306
T: (416) 946-8276
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

The regulation and role of brain lipid metabolism in neurodegenerative diseases and neuropsychiatric disorders.
Zulfiqar BhuttaPhD, MBBS, FRCPCH, FAAP
Professor

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-7654 302928
Catherine BirkenMD, M.Sc., FRCPC
Associate Professor — Status Only

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-4930
F: (416) 813-5979
Beatrice BoucherBSc, MHSc
Assistant Professor — Status Only

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Norman BoydDSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor

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Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Ontario Cancer Institute
T: (416) 946-2942
Professor Emeritus

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F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Dietary factors and the origin of cancer.
Assistant Professor

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FitzGerald Building, Room 308A
T: (416) 978-6284
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Functional genomics on the gastrointestinal tract; probiotics. Relationship between diet, gut microbiota, and health. Linking gut microbiota, intestinal barrier, and the metabolic syndrome. How the establishment of the gut microbiota in early life may be linked to developing this condition in later life.
Assistant Professor — Status Only

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-5744
F: (416) 813-8471

Research Interests

Protein and amino acid requirement and metabolism across the lifespan, protein quality of foods for human consumption.
Assistant Professor — Status Only

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University of Ottawa
T: (613) 562-5800 8441

Research Interests

Amino acid and homocysteine metabolism in clinical conditions such as chronic renal failure. Nutrition and growth of low birthweight infants. Practice-based dietetic research.
Russell de SouzaBA, BASc, MSc, ScD
Associate Professor — Status Only

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McMaster University
T: (905) 525-9140 22109

Research Interests

nutrition epidemiology, clinical nutrition, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, design and analysis of randomized controlled trials of diet interventions, dietary interventions for weight loss, dietary interventions for cardiovascular risk reduction, validation of dietary measurement instruments
Adjunct Professor

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T: (973) 558-1785
Professor

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FitzGerald Building, Room 350
T: (416) 946-5776
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Research program in nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics aims to understand how genetic and dietary factors interact to regulate various metabolic and biochemical pathways involved in the development of cardiometabolic disease as well as athletic performance.
Gail EyssenBSc, MSc, PhD
Professor Emeritus

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T: (416) 978-2020

Research Interests

Epidemiology of nutrition and cancer
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