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Jennifer Leonard

Medicine
MD – Memorial University 2001, Certificate in Medical Teaching – Memorial University 2015

Associate Professor

HSC, Room 2J729
t: 709-777-8655
f: 709-777-8060
lab:

jennifer.leonard@med.mun.ca

What brought me to MUN? What keeps me at MUN?

Practicing in St. John’s means I can stay near to my family while having a unique Hepatology practice.  It allows me to provide liver transplant care locally so residents of the province do not need to travel elsewhere so often.
 
Education:

            MD – Memorial University 2001
            Certificate in Medical Teaching – Memorial University 2015
           
Training:

            Internal Medicine – Memorial University 2004
            Gastroenterology – McMaster University 2006
            Transplant Hepatology – Mayo Clinic Rochester 2007
 
Research/Teaching Summary:

Teaching has been one of the most rewarding parts of my job.  I have been involved at all levels including undergraduate and postgraduate.  I have a particular interest in the Clerkship phase of the medical school curriculum.  I have also been involved in development of simulation-based teaching for the Internal Medicine Residents.

Publications:
 
Faisal N, Bilodeau M, Aljudaibi B, Hirsch G, Yoshida EM, Hussaini T, Ghali MP, Congly SE, Ma MM, Leonard J, Cooper C, Peltekian K, Renner EL, Lilly LB.  Sofosbuvir-Based Antiviral Therapy Is Highly Effective In Recurrent Hepatitis C in Liver Transplant Recipients: Canadian Multicenter "Real-Life" Experience. Transplantation. 2016 Mar 4. PMID: 26950722
 
Boland P, Leonard J, Saunders M, Bursey F.  Familial idiopathic small-bowel and colonic varices in three siblings. Endo. 2014; 46:893-897.
 
Khan R, Rudkin P, Grewal K, Leonard J, Hamodat M, Hutchinson J, Daley P. Cytomegalovirus colitis following azacitidine therapy. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2011;22(3):e21-23.
 
Leonard J, Heimbach JK, Malinchoc M, Watt K, Charlton M.  The impact of obesity on long-term outcomes in liver transplant recipients – results of the NIDDK liver transplant database.  Am J Transplant. 2008 Mar;8(3):667-72.
 
Leonard J, Marshall J, Moayyedi P. Systematic Review of the Risk of Enteric Infection in Patients Taking Acid Suppression. Am J Gastroenterol 2007;102(9):2047-56.
 
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