Your Key to IBD at Mac Kids

Kids Dig Health Bulletin - Summer 2014 Volume 5 #3

Dr. Nikhil Pai Joins McMaster’s Pediatric GI Team

Dr. Nikhil Pai has taken the long way home. Growing up in Dundas, Dr. Pai obtained his undergraduate degree at Western University and attended McMaster Medical School. Following pediatric training at the Hospital for Sick Children, Dr. Pai trained in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Harvard University Medical School. He returns to McMaster as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with a special interest in pediatric nutrition and the problems caused by overweight and obesity

Dr. Herbert Brill Appointed William Osler’s Pediatric Chief

While taking on his new responsibilities in Brampton and Etobicoke, Dr. Brill remains active at McMaster continuing to run the postgraduate training program, with additional responsibility organizing care for children with liver problems and celiac disease at McMaster Children’s Hospital.

McMaster Nutrition Days Conference

Every two years, the Kids Dig Health Program at McMaster sponsors a two day professional conference on childhood nutrition. Connie Stuart and the McMaster pediatric dietitians organize a program for regional dietitians and physicians featuring presentations by 20 local and international nutrition experts.

Public Lectures

Watch for notice of public lectures by conference headliners – Monday September 15th – Hamilton Spectator Auditorium


Unrestricted grant funding from JANSSEN, and ABBVIE, Canada makes Kids Dig Health programming possible.

The Kids Dig Health Program

A research and education program for children and youth, their families and the professionals who care for them. KIDS DIG HEALTH informs and educates about nutrition, healthy active living and chronic GI diseases.


Your Key to IBD – Information about IBD and stories of young patients who haven’t let illness hold them back.

We Welcome Your Support

Direct your donations to support research and programming for kids with nutritional and digestive problems. Send your donation to: Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation  Re: Pediatric Digestive Disease Fund, 3E Clinic, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5