Faculty Members

Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-1838

Research Interests

Carbohydrates, sweeteners, appetite and health, Dietary control of peptide hormone and neurotransmitter metabolism, Food composition, dietary status and chronic disease
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7733

Research Interests

Carbohydrate, lipid and bile acid metabolism, Malnutrition
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-8276

Research Interests

Brain lipid metabolism, Neurodegenerative diseases, Polyunsaturated fatty acids, Dietary guidelines and brain health, Food and nutrition policy
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-6060 x77579

Research Interests

Patient care models, Software and design for quality improvement, Complex chronic disease

Zulfiqar Bhutta

PhD, MBBS, FRCPCH, FAAP
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7654 328532

Research Interests

Research synthesis, Implementation research, Maternal, child and newborn survival and health, Micronutrient deficiencies, Adolescent and reproductive health, Displaced, marginalized and refugee populations, Global health

Catherine Birken

MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-4930

Research Interests

Obesity prevention, Primary care practice, Severe obesity
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-7366

Research Interests

Microbiome, Probiotics, Vitamin D, Inflammatory diseases, Gut microbiota-bone axis, Gene expression and microRNA

Michael Coons

PhD, CBSM
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 770-2880

Research Interests

Clinical, health and rehabilitation psychology, Sleep problems, Weight management and lifestyle, Chronic pain, Mental health
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-5776

Research Interests

Nutrigenomics, Nutrigenetics, Metabolomics, Proteomics, Genomics

Eva Grunfeld

MD, FCFP, DPhil, MSc
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-7951

Research Interests

Cancer control, Knowledge translation
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-5115

Research Interests

Obesity, Diabetes, Hypothalamic and pituitary disorders, Endocrine and metabolic disorders, Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-3616

Research Interests

Diabetes, Metabolic syndrome, Insulin resistance, Aboriginal health

David Jenkins

MD, PhD, DSc
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-4752

Research Interests

Glycemic index, Cholesterol, Portfolio diet, Clinical trials, Plant-based diets, Metabolism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Mary L'Abbé

PhD, CM
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-7235

Research Interests

Food and nutrition policy, Population health, Health claims on foods, Marketing to children and parents, Menu labelling, Trans fat, sodium and sugar

Jonathon Maguire

MD, M.Sc., FRCPC
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (905) 542-2900

Research Interests

Clinical trials, Nutrition and development in young children, Milk
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-4088

Research Interests

Protein metabolism, Exercise and disuse, Growth and development, Sports nutrition, Skeletal muscle remodeling

Shaun Morris

MD, MPH, FRCPC, FAAP, DTM&H
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7654 6625

Research Interests

Newborn and child mortality, Tropical infectious diseases, Community based trials, Children's travel medicine, Vaccine preventable diseases
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7844

Research Interests

Folate status of women, infants and young children, Donor human milk for very low birth weight infants, Metabolic status of women during pregnancy

Patricia Parkin

MD, FRCPC
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-6933

Research Interests

Outcomes research in paediatric medicine, Epidemiologic methods

Nav Persaud

MD, M.Sc.
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-6060 77578

Research Interests

Primary care practice, Health inequities, Randomized controlled trials