Dr. Jean Chanoine, MD, PhD

Dr. Jean Chanoine, MD, PhD

Clinical Professor

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Faculty of Medicine

Dept. of Pediatrics, BC Children’s Hospital



Contact Information

Chosen name and pronouns:

Jean Pierre Chanoine (He/Him/His)


Tel: 604-910-5326




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Senior Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604.822.2644

Cell: 604.209.3048

Email: erik.rolfsen@ubc.ca


Pediatric endocrinology, Capacity building, access to medicine, clinical care in low-income countries,   Short CV: Dr. Chanoine trained in Belgium and joined British Columbia Children’s Hospital (Vancouver) in 1998 as Head of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit. His previous experience includes a fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, USA; Pediatric Endocrinologist at Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola in Brussels; and Medical Director for Novo Nordisk Belgium. Dr Chanoine has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is increasingly active in the field of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in low resource settings (Low and Middle Income Countries) as a researcher, a mentor and an advocate. He is presently Secretary General of Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (GPED, www.globalpedendo.org) a charitable organisation that he incorporated in Canada. He sits on the NCDChild working group for “access to Medicines” and on the expert committee for Essential InVitro Diagnoses at the WHO. He was a teacher at the Pediatric Endocrinology Training Centers in Africa (PETCA) in Kenya and at the Maghreb School (Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria). His primary interest in global health is “access to essential medicines” in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes.


French (mother language)