Joann McDermid

McDermid, Joann M.

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Medicine: Infectious Diseases and International Health


  • BS, Nutrition & Food Science, University of Alberta
  • Diploma, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, P.Q., CANADA
  • MSc, Dietetics & Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, P.Q., CANADA
  • PhD, Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • RD, MS, Clinical Nutrition, Kingston General Hospital

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Research Interests

Nutrition and major global infectious diseases; HIV/AIDS; tuberculosis and other respiratory infections; Cryptosporidium and enteric infections

Research Description

I am interested in the complex interactions between dietary intake, nutritional health and immunology or infectious disease outcomes, primarily in a global context.

Selected Publications