Dr. Edmond S. Chan is a Pediatric Allergist, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, and Head of the Division of Allergy & Immunology at BC Children’s Hospital, where he leads a food allergy research program. He has authored many peer-reviewed publications on food allergy, and is a co-author of several guidelines on the topics of food allergy or eosinophilic esophagitis including: NIAID peanut allergy prevention guidelines, CPS/CSACI position statement on allergy prevention in infants, AGA/Joint Task Force eosinophilic esophagitis guidelines, and CSACI oral immunotherapy guidelines. He is on the Board of directors of the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (CSACI), and the Executive of the Allergy Section of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS). He is a member of the scientific advisory board for Food Allergy Canada and steering committee for Canada’s National Food Allergy Action Plan.
2017 CSACI Jerry Dolovich Award (for excellence in clinical work, teaching, research, and serving as a leader & role model), 2019 Food Allergy Canada Robyn Allen Leadership Award (unique contributions in efforts in education, advocacy, community building, leadership, and fundraising)