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Staff Members

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M. Ines Pinto-Sanchez

MD, MSc, CNSC
Gastroenterologist
Director

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 active medical staff in the Gastroenterology Division 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 providing care for approximately 1000 patients per year. Her clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of different 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
Gastroenterologist
Senior Investigator | Founding Director
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Pedro Miranda

PhD
Diet & Microbiome
Knowledge Translation
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Jane Flapper

BSc
Dietitian
Research Assistant
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David Armstrong

MD, FRCp
Gastroenterologist
Senior Investigator | Nutrition Expert
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Vanina Noejovich

PhD
Psychotherapist
Research Assistant
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Melanie Beck

MSc
Dietitian
Research Assistant
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Elena F. Verdu

MD, PhD
Gastroenterologist
Lead of Translational Research
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Rachel Daca

MSc
Social Worker
Research Assistant

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