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Dr. Leah Gramlich

Professor, Faculty of Medicine and department of Medicine, University of Alberta

Dr. Leah Gramlich is a physician nutritionist specialist and Gastroenterologist. She is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and department of Medicine at the University of Alberta with a cross appointment in Agriculture Life and Environmental Science. She is also Provincial Medical Advisor for Nutrition services in Alberta Health Services. Dr. Gramlich is dedicated to patient care and has an evolving interest in food for health and in empowering health practitioners with the tools to meet patient needs relative to food and activity for health. Her other research interests include nutrition and cancer, nutrition in critical illness, Nutrition therapy in the home and nutrition education. She is past president and founding president of the Canadian Nutrition Society. She sits on several committees in the Canadian Nutrition Society, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the European Society for Nutrition and Metabolism.