Dr. Alvin Newman
Dr. Newman was born and educated in the USA. He did his GI training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and then spent two years as a researcher at the MRC Gastroenterology Unit at the Central Meddlesex Hospital in London England. He has been at Mount Sinai Hospital since 1973. In addition to his practice of gastroenterology, Dr. Newman has been a speaker at hundreds of continuing medical education events all over Canada and has spoken to lay audiences on IBD and other topics. For many years he organized and chaired an annual update on digestive diseases for members of the gastroenterological community. He served for three years as the treasurer of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology. At the University of Toronto, where he is a Professor of Medicine, he redesigned the undergraduate medical curriculum and was the director of the first two years of medical education. He is a member of the CAG, AGA, ASGE, and BSG. He has written 34 scientific articles.