Partners for Healthier Weight

Tom Ransom, MD MRCSC


Dr Tom Ransom is a staff endocrinologist at the QEII Health Sciences Centre and is an assistant professor of medicine at Dalhousie University. Prior to the study of medicine he obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Toronto in nutrition with the focus of his Master’s research and thesis on the effects of diet on cholesterol and diabetes control. He stayed in Toronto to study medicine and internal medicine before moving to Halifax were he obtained his fellowship in endocrinology. He enjoys his teaching responsibilities and is active in both basic and clinical research with an emphasis on the metabolic syndrome which includes diabetes, obesity and dyslipidemias.

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