Lorraine Lipscombe

Degrees, Title/Position:
Director, the Division of Endocrinology, Women’s College Hospital,
Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Co-Investigator: Digital Health for Diabetes Research and Care

Description:

Dr. Lipscombe is an endocrinologist and director of the Division of Endocrinology at Women’s College Hospital, as well as a scientist at the Women’s College Research Institute, a senior adjunct scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto. She completed her MD from McGill University in 1998, followed by Internal Medicine and Endocrinology training and an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Toronto. Dr. Lipscombe’s research program focuses on the epidemiology, care and prevention of diabetes, with a specific focus on diabetes in women.  She has extensive experience with the use of population-based databases to conduct diabetes research and is currently leading a large clinical trial to evaluate a diabetes prevention program for women with gestational diabetes.

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