Dr. Susan Gilmour, associate professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition was appointed to the position of chair, department of pediatrics, University of Alberta and regional program clinical director for the Stollery Children’s Hospital in July 2009. She is also the director for the pediatric liver transplant program at the Stollery Children’s Hospital within Alberta Health Services.
Dr. Gilmour joined the faculty of medicine and dentistry, University of Alberta in 1997 after completing her pediatrics residency and a two year research fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. After arriving at the University of Alberta she redeveloped the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition and created the residency program in her sub-specialty.
Dr. Gilmour completed an M.Sc. degree in public health science with research in epidemiology, at the University of Alberta in 2005. Her primary research interest is in the area of functional outcomes in liver transplants in children. She studies growth and development, and health-related quality of life in children following transplant.