Dr. Edmond S. Chan is a practising Pediatric Allergist, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, Clinical Investigator at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and Head of the Division of Allergy & Immunology at BC Children’s Hospital, where he leads a food allergy research program team.
He has authored many peer-reviewed publications on food allergy on a wide range of topics including prevention, food immunotherapy, and anxiety. He is a co-author of several guidelines on the topics of food allergy or eosinophilic esophagitis including: NIAID peanut allergy prevention guidelines, CPS/CSACI position statement on allergy prevention in infants, AGA/Joint Task Force eosinophilic esophagitis guidelines, and CSACI oral immunotherapy guidelines. He is on the Board of directors of the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (CSACI) and was a past recipient of the CSACI Jerry Dolovich Award for demonstrating excellence in clinical work, teaching, and research, and serving as a leader and role model in the specialty. He is on the Executive of the Allergy Section of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS). He is a member of the scientific advisory board of Food Allergy Canada and steering committee for Canada’s National Food Allergy Action Plan.