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Joan L Robinson

Dr. Joan Robinson

Dr. Joan Robinson grew up on a ranch west of Innisfail, Alberta. She went to medical school in Edmonton and then spent six years as an intern and resident in Vancouver before landing in Edmonton again. She is currently divisional director for pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Alberta and editor-in-chief for the Canadian Paediatric Society journal Paediatrics & Child Health. She is an undifferentiated researcher with an interest in a wide variety of bacterial and viral diseases, and in the optimal use of antimicrobials in both inpatients and outpatients.