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Theresa C. Hemsworth-Peterson

Theresa C. Hemsworth-Peterson

Professor
Department of Medicine
Dalhousie University, Canada

Biography

Dr. Theresa C. Hemsworth-Peterson. Currently a Full Professor of Medicine and a Biomedical Research Scientist at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. Dr. Hemsworth-Peterson received her doctoral degree at Dalhousie University followed by a Postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland in the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development in Developmental Pharmacology. Dr. Hemsworth-Peterson returned to Dalhousie as the first Research Scholar of the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation and has been a Full Professor of Medicine since 1999. She served as the Chair of the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation and ex officio on the Board for several years. Her research focusses on liver and G.I. disease and drug development and she holds several US patents. She has over 100 publications in top journals including Hepatology, Molecular Pharmacology and European Journal of Pharmacology.

Research