Johane Allard

Gastroenterology
CONTACT INFO
Tel: 416-340-5159
Fax: 416-348-0048
Email: johane.allard@uhn.on.ca
RESEARCH INTEREST

HOSPITAL:
University Health Network - Toronto General Hospital
ACADEMIC POSITION DESCRIPTION
Clinician Investigator
RANK
Professor

Dr. Johane P. Allard is Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and is crossed-appointed to the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Institute of Medical Sciences. She trained in gastroenterology at McGill University before completing a research fellowship funded by the National Institute of Nutrition at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Allard is a clinician-investigator, with a research focus in nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders. She is currently conducting several studies funded by peer review agencies in patients requiring nutrition support, people with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and patients with morbid obesity undergoing bariatric surgery. She is also conducting research on malnutrition in Canadian hospitals and has developed a research program on the intestinal microbiome related to the metabolic-syndrome. Her publications are primarily in the area of micronutrients, oxidative stress, nutrition support and NASH.

Dr. Allard is also the Department Division Director, Division of Gastroenterology, at the University of Toronto and the director of the Nutrition Support Program at the University Health Network (UHN). She works with a multidisciplinary nutrition support team and is the chair of the Nutrition Review Committee. She is the past-chair of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons Examining Board in Gastroenterology and co-founder of the Canadian Nutrition Society.