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Elinor Simons MD, PhD, MSc, FAAAAI, FAAP

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Assistant Professor, Section of Allergy, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba; Clinician Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba; Associate Investigator, Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) National Cohort Study (www.canadianchildstudy.ca)

Training

Clinical Training – Pediatric Allergy (Food Allergy, Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis)

Research Training – Epidemiology and Clinical Epidemiology

Research Focus

My research focus is the primary and secondary prevention of childhood allergic diseases, including food allergy, asthma and atopic dermatitis. My research team is evaluating the development of food allergy, in particular peanut allergy, among a population-based group of children participating in the CHILD cohort study. I am also working with the Asthma and Anaphylaxis Educators of the Childhood Allergy and Asthma Education Centre (CAAEC) to evaluate anaphylaxis management in schools and high-risk asthma outcomes.

Student Projects

Atopic dermatitis and fish allergy in Manitoba children