COVID-19 Updates, Mental Health, Diet and Nutrition

April 9, 2020 - Get the latest recommendations from experts on nutrition, grocery shopping, mindfulness and more.

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Dr. Eric Benchimol (MD, PhD., FRCPC), Associate Professor and Gastroenterologist, Department of Pediatrics and School of Epidemology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa, Division of Gastroenterology​ at Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) | Twitter: @ericbenchimol​

Dr. Gilaad Kaplan (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist & Epidemiologist, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary. Chair, Scientific and Medical Advisory Council, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada | Twitter: @gilkaplan

Panel Members:
Dr. Joe Flanders (PhD), Assistant Professor and Licensed Clinical Psychologist, McGill University Psychology Department, Founder of Mindspace and trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

Ms. Rory Hornstein (RD, BEd.), Registered Dietitian specializing in food intolerances/allergies, immune system enhancement, and digestive disorders. She is the designated person for nutritional consultation at the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary.

Ms. Sandra Zelinsky, Patient Advisor and Patient Engagement Researcher for the IMAGINE Studies Network. She has lived with Crohn’s disease for over 24 years and her goal is to bring the patient perspective, experience and voice to health research.

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Crohn's and Colitis Canada

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is the only national, volunteer-based charity focused on finding the cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the lives of children and adults affected by these diseases.

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