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Dr. Khursheed Jeejeebhoy

Director of the Home Parenteral Nutrition Program and Staff Physician, St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. Khursheed Jeejeebhoy received his medical degree from the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vellore, India in 1959. Dr. Jeejeebhoy was the past Division Director of Gastroenterology at the University of Toronto and the Toronto General Hospital where he established and directed a program for the postgraduate training of clinical and academic gastroenterologists. Currently, Dr. Jeejeebhoy is Director of the Home Parenteral Nutrition Program and Staff Physician at St. Michael's Hospital. He is also an Emeritus Professor of Medicine, cross appointed to the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. He continues to practice gastroenterology at the Polyclinic and continues his research interests through his position on the executive of the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force and as a committee member of the Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for Nutrition in Intensive Care. Dr. Jeejeebhoy has published over 500 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters to date and continues to actively publish. He has received numerous awards throughout his career including the McCollom award from the American Society of Clinical Nutrition, the British Society of Gastroenterology, a Research Awards from the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, and the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology and Distinguished Service Award from the Ontario Association of Gastroenterology. He has been elected senior member of the Canadian Medical Association. In 2010, he received the Gold medal from the Canadian Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. The Canadian Nutrition Society established the Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award for excellence in Clinical Nutrition. In 2011 he received the Mentor award from the American Gastroenterological Association Institute.