Meghan azad

Meghan Azad PhD

Dr. Meghan Azad joined the CHI Knowledge Synthesis Unit as a Review Manager in 2014, specializing in observational reviews.  She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba (Department of Pediatrics & Child Health) and a Scientist at the Manitoba Institute of Child Health, where her research focuses on the gut microbiome and the early-life origins of chronic disease.  With training and experience in knowledge synthesis, molecular biology and epidemiology, Dr. Azad has a broad range of expertise in both basic and clinical health sciences. 

Prior to joining the CHI, Dr. Azad received her PhD from the University of Manitoba (Biochemistry & Medical Genetics) and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Alberta (Pediatrics), receiving over $1.2M in fellowship funding and research awards, including the elite Banting Fellowship, the international Parker B. Francis Fellowship and the CIHR Lindau Prize.  She is currently pursuing her Masters in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Contact Information

Name: Meghan Azad PhD
Title: Review Manager
Degree: PhD
Phone: 204-975-7754
Fax: 204-789-3915

Publications >

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne, 2017, 28

Nonnutritive sweeteners and cardiometabolic health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies.


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Early Exposure to Nonnutritive Sweeteners and Long-term Metabolic Health: A Systematic Review.
PMID: 26917671