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Alene Toulany

Biography

Alene Toulany, MD MSc FRCPC is an Adolescent Medicine Specialist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. She completed her medical degree at Dalhousie University and post-graduate specialty training at the University of Toronto, where she was chief resident. Dr. Toulany is also a graduate of the VA Quality Scholars Program from Dartmouth College and the Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at U of T. In 2018, she completed her MSc in Health Services Research at the Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at U of T. She joined the faculty at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in 2014 and transitioned into a Clinician Investigator role in 2020. As an Associate-Scientist Track Investigator at the SickKids Research Institute, Dr. Toulany has established her research program investigating 1) health system performance and quality of care in transition from pediatric to adult care services and 2) health outcomes of youth with chronic physical and mental health conditions, including obesity and eating disorders. In her clinical practice, Dr. Toulany co-leads the Adolescent Medicine Consultation Clinics and Service, which aims to improve access to specialized consultative adolescent health care services for youth with complex care needs. She also provides care to adolescents with obesity and other forms of eating disorders. In her spare time, Alene enjoys cooking and an active lifestyle hiking and sailing with her pediatrician husband, Edward, and two young children, Charlie and Lexi.

Discipline: Medicine

Centre: University of Toronto

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