Dr. Adam Rahman

Dr. Adam Rahman, MD, MSc. (EPID), FRCPC is a physician nutrition specialist and the Editor-in-Chief of the CJN. He received his Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Biochemistry and Medical Degree at Memorial University. He completed his training in Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He then completed his Gastroenterology residency at Queen’s University where he served as the Chief Gastroenterology Resident.  After completing his training in Canada, he received the Neville Fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center where he received formal training in Clinical Nutrition and Small Bowel Disease. He returned to Canada where he completed fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at the University of Toronto. After completing his clinical training, he was awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship in Micronutrient Research at McMaster University.  He completed his Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation.  He was appointed Assistant Professor, Clinician Researcher, in the Department of Medicine at Schulich School of Medicine at Western University. Here, he is Medical Director of Home Parenteral Nutrition Program, and a staff gastroenterologist at London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Healthcare London. He actively practices critical care medicine in the community. He has been awarded several grants related to nutrition research including funding from the National Centres of Excellence-TVN network. He is conducting several clinical trials examining the effects of aggressive nutritional supplementation on functional outcomes in diseased populations.  He is Co-director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nutrition (IBDN) clinic.