Last updated on: 10/2/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Hertzel Gerstein, MD, MSc Biography

Title:
Population Health Institute Chair in Diabetes Research at McMaster University
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Early cow’s milk exposure may be an important determinant of subsequent type I diabetes and may increase the risk approximately 1.5 times.”

“Cow’s Milk Exposure and Type I Diabetes Mellitus: A Critical Overview of the Clinical Literature,” Diabetes Care, 1994

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Population Health Institute Chair in Diabetes Research, McMaster University
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
  • Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
  • Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, McMaster University
  • Head, Service of Endocrinology and Metabolism, McMaster University
  • Director, Diabetes Care and Research Program, Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Associate Editor, Evidence Based Medicine
  • Chair, Evidence-based subcommittee for the CDA Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes in Canada
  • Member, Editorial Board, Canadian Journal of Diabetes
  • Member, Steering committee, Canadian National Diabetes Surveillance System
  • DABIM (Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • FRCPC (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians)
Education:
  • MSc, Design, Measurement and Evaluation, McMaster University, 1989
  • MD, University of Toronto, 1981
Other:
  • None found