Dr. Ellis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Queen's University with a cross-appointment to the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. Her role is one of a Clinician Scientist with approximately 75% of her academic portfolio dedicated to research. She is the new Director of the Environmental Exposure Unit, a controlled allergen challenge model of allergic rhinitis, and is an Investigator within the AllerGen Networks of Centres of Excellence. In 2011 she assumed the role of the Chair of the Division of Allergy & Immunology. She is also a regular Attending Physician of Allergy & Immunology at Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital, as well as in Internal Medicine at Kingston General Hospital and a Consulting Physician at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital.
Her research interests are primarily linked to the treatment and pathophysiology of allergic rhinitis, but she also has established a prospective birth cohort with cord blood collection to determine potential biomarkers of future atopy. Her research activities in Epigenetics provides a unique link between these two areas of interest.
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McMaster University: MSc, Immunology 2008
Queen's University: MD, Medicine 1999
University of Guelph: BSc, Biomedical Sciences 1995
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Fine Details of Anaphylaxis Management
CME for Family Physicians and Pharmacists in SouthEastern Ontario Objectives were to review diagnosis, management and prevention of anaphylaxis