Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cincinnati; Surgical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation Program, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Paul Wales is a Pediatric surgeon who trained in General Surgery at the University of British Columbia and completed his fellowship in Pediatric General Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Wales holds a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Edinburgh. He is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati and holds the Moritz Ziegler Chair in Pediatric Surgery Research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is also appointed as Professor of Surgery and Professor in the Institute of Health Promotion, Management and Evaluation in the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto and Adjunct Scientist in Child Health Evaluative Sciences in the Research Institute at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. His clinical and research focus is in the area of Intestinal Failure. His research program consists of both a clinical and translational component utilizing a variety of observational and clinical trial methodologies, as well as, a novel neonatal piglet model of short bowel syndrome. Dr. Wales is the Surgical Director of the Cincinnati Center of Excellence in Intestinal Rehabilitation (CinCEIR), an interdisciplinary program dedicated to the care of children with intestinal failure.