Associate Professor @ University of British Columbia
Edmond Chan MD, FRCPC, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and Head of the Allergy Clinic at the BC Children’s Hospital. He is a recipient of the Jerry Dolovich Award for his contributions to allergy and clinic immunology in Canada.
Dr. Chan’s research includes conducting clinical trials for epicutaneous peanut immunotherapy; studying the association between food allergy and anxiety; development and evaluation of an e-health tool to educate the general public about food allergy; and examining the barriers and solutions towards greater adoption of oral food challenges. His projects aim to translate research findings into clinical care. Dr. Chan also taken a national role in health advocacy as lead author of the first Canadian position statement on allergy prevention and dietary exposure in high-risk infants, representing both the Canadian Paediatric Society and the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (CSACI).