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James Friel PhD

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Professor, Human Nutritional Sciences, Human Ecology and Pediatrics


PhD University of Guelph 1979-1983

Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University 1983-2002
HNS 2002-present
Chair of department 2002-2004

Health Canada Expert Committee on Infant Feeding Guidelines. 2010-present
Canadian Pediatric Society Expert Committee on Feeding the Premature Infant. 2010-present

Research Focus:

My focus is on all aspects of infant feeding for the premature and full term infant. We have conducted nearly 20 trials in both groups looking at the effect of foods or nutirent supplementation on health and development