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Staff Members

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M. Ines Pinto-Sanchez

MD, MSc, CNSC
Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Clinic lead

Dr. Pinto-Sanchez obtained her MD certification in 2002 and completed her Gastroenterology training in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She joined the Farncombe Institute at McMaster University in 2010 and obtained a Master of Science in Health Research Methodology degree in 2014. She completed a Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition fellow in 2017 in the Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University and has obtained Clinician Nutrition Specialist Certification from the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification (NBNSC). Dr. Pinto-Sanchez is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences where she provides consultation services in the area of gastroenterology and Nutrition. She is leading the Celiac Clinic at McMaster University. Her clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal conditions with a focus on celiac disease and gluten-related disorders. She has received different awards and has over 70 publications in high-impact journals.

 
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Premysl Bercik

MD, PhD
Gastroenterology
Senior Investigator | Founding Director
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Pedro Miranda

PhD
Diet and Microbiome
Knowledge Translation
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Jane Flapper

RD
Nutrition
Dietitian HHS
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David Armstrong

MD, FRCp
Gastroenterology
Senior Investigator | Nutrition Expert
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Vanina Noejovich

PhD
Psychotherapy
Research psychotherapy
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Melanie Beck

RD
Nutrition
Dietitian HHS
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Elena F. Verdu

MD, PhD
Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Lead of Translational Research
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Rachel Daca

MSc
Social Worker
Social worker HHS

Trainee Alumni

Lindsay Russel

Clinical Fellow
Trainee Alumni

P. Alliston

Undergraduate Student
Trainee Alumni

J. Zhen

MD Student
Trainee Alumni

V. Grupa

Undergraduate Student
Trainee Alumni

M. Faisal

Undergraduate Student
Trainee Alumni

M. Kahn

Undergraduate Student
Trainee Alumni

J. Mistry

Undergraduate Student
Trainee Alumni

K. Moss

MD Student
Trainee Alumni