Chelsia Gillis

MSc, PhD Candidate, University of Calgary, Canada

Current: Sept 2015-ongoing PhD, Epidemiology, Community Health Sciences University of Calgary, Canada Previous: Lecturer/Instructor of Record, Foods & Nutrition University of Prince Edward Island, Canada Research Associate & Nutrition Lead Prehabilitation Peri Operative Program, McGill University Expertise: Protein metabolism, nutrition prehabilitation, patient engagement, enhanced recovery after surgery.

Chelsia Gillis is a Registered Dietitian, Canada Vanier Scholar, and PhD Candidate at the University of Calgary. Chelsia received her Masters in Nutrition from McGill University and has worked with Dr. Francesco Carli as a Clinical Research Associate on both Prehabilitation and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery investigations. She continues to function as the Nutrition Lead for Peri Operative Program at McGill.

Quote: “Prehabilitation empowers patients to actively participate in their own recovery.”

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