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Dr. John Hoffer T.
Senior Physician In Internal Medicine and Endocrinology
Jewish General Hospital
Jewish General Hospital
3755 Côte Ste Catherine Road
Since 1934, the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has been a mainstay of superior medical care for generations of patients of all backgrounds. One of Quebec's largest and busiest acute-care hospitals, the JGH is committed to improving the quality of healthcar...
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Dr Leonard Hoffer
Dr L. John Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D (Médecine)
Speaker: Dr. John Hoffer, Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Topic: "What is Orthomolecular Medicine?
Is it Good?
How do I Know?"
Dr Hoffer is an internationally recognized researcher into protein-energy malnutrition and using vitamins for chronic disease - including high-dose vitamin C therapy in cancer.
Orthomolecular medicine seeks to maintain health and prevent diseases through nutritional intake and supplements.
has a distinguished career in clinical medicine.
He is a professor at McGill's Faculty of Medicine and an associate professor at McGill's School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition.
He is also a senior physician in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Montreal's Jewish General Hospital; and project director at its research arm, the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research.
The Hospital and Institute
are affiliated to McGill's Faculty of Medicine, all centres of excellence in Canadian health care.
Dr Hoffer earned his MD from McGill University and PhD in Human and Clinical Nutrition from MIT.
trained in internal medicine at McGill
and in nutrition and metabolism at Harvard Medical School, MIT and Brandeis University
He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of Canada, and serves on the Nutrition and Metabolism Committee of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.
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Dr. John Hoffer honoured by Canadian Nutrition Society
The Lady Davis Institute (LDI) of the Jewish General Hospital is proud to congratulate Dr. L. John Hoffer
, recipient of the 2012 Khush Jeejeebhoy Award.
This award is conferred by the Canadian Nutrition Society
(CNS) to Canadians who have made an extraordinary contribution to nutrition research that extends the role and impact of clinical nutrition practice.
As a project director at the LDI, senior physician in internal medicine and endocrinology at the Jewish General Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at McGill University, Dr. Hoffer has devoted his career to studying the impact of malnutrition on disease.
An internationally known investigator, he is also a member of the JGH nutritional support team, which consults and organizes the provision of parenteral nutrition therapy for patients who are unable to properly ingest nutrients.
As a researcher, Dr. Hoffer has been a leader in understanding the application of evidence-based nutrition in the clinic.
current research interests include protein and micronutrient deficiencies in hospital settings and the risks and benefits of high dose vitamin C therapy in treating cancer.
will receive the Khush Jeejeebhoy Award and present the plenary lecture at the CNS annual meeting in Vancouver next month.
Whole Life Expo Lecture
In April, 2002, Dr. John Hoffer, a Montreal internist, spoke at Nutritional Medicine Today in Vancouver.
When researching the care of dialysis patients, he compared the results of treatments provided by two hospitals.
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Dr. Leonard John Hoffer - Experimental Medicine McGill University