Jodie Ouahed MD, MMScAttending Physician, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center; Co-Leader, Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Jodie Ouahed was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and is a graduate of McGill University, where she obtained her medical degree. She completed her residency in pediatrics at McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, followed by fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. During this time, she also perused a master’s in medical sciences through Harvard University. Dr. Ouahed then dedicated an additional year to subspecialize in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Ouahed holds a special interest in managing patients with IBD and focuses her research interests in understanding the genetics and functional genomics of infantile and pediatric-onset IBD. She is the co-leader of the very early onset IBD center at Boston Children’s Hospital and an integral member of the IBD center, and the biobank overseeing the collection biospecimens of IBD patients at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Ouahed is a member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, including the New England Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), and the National Scientific Advisory Committee (NSAC) Rising Educators Academics and Clinicians in Helping IBD (REACH-IBD). She is deeply involved in fundraising events for this foundation, including being the BCH team captain of the yearly Take Steps walk and committee chair of Boston’s Spin4Crohn’s and Colitis annual event.
Jodie Ouahed is an independent contractor as "Speaker" for Janssen (December 2019).