University of Calgary

Gilaad Kaplan

  • Professor
  • Full Time Faculty


Dr. Kaplan is a Professor in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Dr. Kaplan is a gastroenterologist who is internationally renowned for studying the global epidemiology of IBD. He is the past chair of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Counsel of Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, as well as the co-chair of the National COVID-19 and IBD Task Force. In 2019, Dr. Kaplan was elected to the International Organization of the study of IBD (IOIBD). In 2020 and 2021, Clarivate, Web of Science named Dr. Kaplan a Highly Cited Researcher in recognition of being in the top one percent of cited researchers. In 2021, Dr. Kaplan received Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s Research Leader Award and was inducted into the Canadian Academy Health Sciences.  

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