|Centre||Hospitality and Culinary Arts|
|Phone||416-415-5000 ext. 3325|
|Office Address||300 Adelaide St. East, Room 318, Toronto ON M5A 1N1|
Sobia Khan is a registered dietitian and has
been a professor at the Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts for the past 8
years. She received her BSc, Honours Biology & Pharmacology, from McMaster
University and her MSc from the University of Toronto, Department of
Nutritional Sciences. Her graduate research, conducted at The Hospital for Sick
Children (Sick Kids), involved studying the growth and development of preterm
infants from 10 neonatal intensive-care units across the GTA, relative to how
they thrived on fortified human milk post-discharge.. She also served as
research assistant in a series of hospital and university departments,
including the Diabetes Clinic at Sick Kids, with the pharmacology division of
Merck Frosst Canada, and has worked as a dietitian in the Diabetes Comprehensive
Care Program at St. Michael’s Hospital.
She was also a principal investigator of an applied research study at GBC entitled “Community Nutrition Teaching Model Cultural-Specific Diabetes
Education and Prevention”. This project was a collaboration with Research and Innovation at GBC, the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) and various
community health centres in the GTA. She has published and been acknowledged in several journal
articles, such as Pediatrics, the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and
Nutrition, and the Canadian Journal of Diabetes. She is also a published author
of a muliticultural diabetes cookbook.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biology and Pharmacology, McMaster UniversityMaster of Science (MSc) Nutritional Sciences, University of TorontoDietetic Internship (RD) The Hospital of Sick Children
Areas Of Specialization
Food, Nutrition, Food
Culture, Food and Nutrition Management, Food Services, Food Science
Areas Of Expertise
Disease, Food, Dietetics, Nutrition, Culture, Author, Researcher, Writer
Researcher, Sylvie Toulmond, PhD, Central Pharmacology, Merck Frosst Canada “Eating for Two” Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP), LAMP Community Health CentreResearcher, Deborah O’Connor RD PhD, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Program, SickKidsDietitian, Risk Modification Centre, Toronto Healthy Diet Study, St. Michael’s Hospital, Cancer Care Ontario and University of TorontoDietitian, Diabetes Comprehensive Care Program (DCCP), St. Michael’s Hospital
Dietitians of Canada International Travel Award for Novice Researchers Canadian Diabetes Association Regional Camp AwardTop 30 under 30 award Ontario Hostelry Institute for achievement in hospitality & foodserviceNatural Sciences & Engineering Research Council College & Community Innovation GrantUniversity of Toronto Gordon Cressy Award for Achievement in Community LeadershipDietitians of Canada Graduate Student Award
Deborah L O'Connor, PhD RD, Sobia Khan, MSc RD, Karen
Weishuhn, RD, Jennifer Vaughan, RN, Ann Jefferies, MD, Doug Campbell, MSc MD,
Elizabeth Astalos, MSc MD, Mark Feldman, MD, Joanne Rovet, PhD, Carol Westall,
PhD and Hilary Whyte, MD. (2008).
“Growth And Nutrient Intakes Of Human Milk-Fed Premature Infants Provided
With Extra Energy And Nutrients After
Hospital Discharge”. Pediatrics, 21(4):766-76.
Sobia Khan, MSc, RD
150 Best Indian, Asian, Caribbean and More Diabetes Recipes Cookbook, Robert Rose Inc
Food and Flavours”. Culturally Diverse Diabetes Recipe Booklets. George Brown
College and EatRight Ontario.
Asian Just the Basics Meal Plan Recipes”. George Brown College and Canadian