Chelsia Gillis, PhD, RD

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Chelsia Gillis

Nutrition Lead Peri Operative Program

McGill University Health Center

Dr Chelsia Gillis is a registered dietitian. She has expertise in surgical metabolism, surgical nutrition, Prehabilitation, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, epidemiology, and patient engagement. She received her PhD in epidemiology from the University of Calgary and is currently completing a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Franco Carli at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Dr Gillis has been a collaborator and principal investigator for several Canadian dietetic and nutrition research trials. Her current research includes collaboration to understand which factors influence functional capacity in personalized Prehabilitation for older patients scheduled for colorectal cancer surgery with malnutrition and/or low physical performance. Additionally, Dr Gillis has authored/coauthored many articles in peer-reviewed journals.


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