Faculty & Staff

· Abdel Aziz Shaheen
· Carla Coffin
· Cathy Lu
· Chris N. Andrews
· Christian Turbide
· Christopher Ma
· Cynthia H. Seow
· Gil Kaplan
· Henry Nguyen
· Humberto Jijon
· Joan Heatherington
· Jon Meddings
· Jose G.P. Ferraz
· Kelly Burak
· Kerri Novak
· Lawrence Price
· Lisa Douglas
· Maitreyi Raman
· Marie-Louise Martin
· Mark Swain
· Matthew Sadler
· Meredith Borman
· Paul James Belletrutti
· Paul L. Beck
· Puja Kumar
· Remo Panaccione
· Ronald Bridges
· Samuel Lee
· Sandra Anderson
· Stephen Congly
· Yasmin Nasser

Foothills Medical Centre

Maitreyi Raman , MD, MSc, FRCPC

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Southern Alberta Home Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Program; Associate Director Admissions

Administration Office:
Phone: 403-592-5020  Fax: 403-592-5090

Phone: 403-944-6562  Fax: 403-944-6548

Curriculum Vitae

MD, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON Canada 1999 Postdoctoral fellowship, Dalhousie, Halifax, NS Canada 2004 Clinical Nutrition Fellowship, University of Toronto, ON Canada 2006 MSc, Medical Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, 2008


Clinical/Research Interests

Dr. Raman has research interests in nutrition support, including both enteral and parenteral nutrition. These research interests include (1) investigating the effects of novel lipids on liver function in patients with parenteral nutrition induced liver disease and (2) assessing health outcomes of enteral nutrition in patients with advanced cirrhosis on the liver transplantation waiting list. Additionally, Dr. Raman has research interests in NAFLD, and is currently investigating novel therapies for the treatment of NAFLD.



Puja Kumar, Tanis Fenton, Abdel Aziz Shaheen and Maitreyi Raman. Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency and Response to Oral vitamin D supplementation in Patients Receiving Home Parenteral Nutrition. JPEN J Parenteral Enteral Nutr 2012;36(4):463-9. Kally Cheung, Samuel S. Lee and Maitreyi Raman. Prevalence and Mechanisms of Malnutrition in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease, and Nutrition Strategies. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2011 Sept 03 Epub Sofia Sarkisian, Abdel Aziz Shaheen, Tanis Fenton and Maitreyi Raman. Parenteral Nutrition Hyperglycemia in Non-Critically Ill Inpatients is Associated With Higher Mortality. Canadian Journal Gastroenterology 2010; 24(7): 453-457.

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