Deborah L. Renaud, M.D.

  1. Medical Geneticist
  2. Neurologist
  3. Pediatrician
  1. Metabolic disorders
  • Neurologic manifestations of inherited metabolic disorders in children
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Adult-onset neurometabolic disease
  1. 2000
    Fellow - Clinical and Research Fellow, Genetic Metabolic Disorders and Pediatric NeurologyHospital for Sick Children, Toronto
  2. 1999
    Clinical Research Fellowship - Supervisor: Dr. Ingrid Tein, Division of NeurologyNeurometabolics Laboratory, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
  3. 1997
    Resident - Pediatric NeurologyChildren's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa
  4. 1996
    Resident - PediatricsChildren's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa
  5. 1993
    Internship - Chief InternDoctors Hospital, University of Toronto
  6. 1992
    MDUniversity of Western Ontario
  7. 1988
    Undergraduate Studies - Honors Biology. Faculty of ScienceUniversity of Western Ontario

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Medical Biochemical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  2. 2002
    Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. 2001
    NeurologyRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  4. 1997
    PediatricsRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  5. 1996
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    United Leukodystrophy Foundation Service AwardUnited Leukodystrophy Foundation
  2. 2019
    The Brain Foundation Distinguished SpeakerThe Brain Foundation
  3. 2015
    Best DoctorsMinnesota Monthly
  4. 2005
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2004
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2003
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2002
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  8. 1999
    John Stobo Pritchard Award for Neurology Resident ResearchHospital for Sick Children (HSC) Foundation
  9. 1998
    Duncan L. Gordon FellowshipHospital for Sick Children (HSC) Foundation
  10. 1998
    SIMD Fellow AwardSociety for Inherited Metabolic Disease
  11. 1997
    William Moyle Clinical FellowshipHospital for Sick Children Foundation
  12. 1997
    Clinical Research Day - Best paper presented by Senior ResidentChildrens's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  13. 1992
    Dean's HonorsUniversity of Western Ontario. MD degree
  14. 1991
    Keith and Greta Thompson Research Award for best research paper by a medical student.University of Western Ontario
  15. 1990
    Canadian Liver Foundation Summer Research StudentshipCanadian Liver Foundation
  16. 1988
    In-course Undergraduate Scholarship, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of Western Ontario
  17. 1988
    Undergraduate Student Research Award.NSERC
  18. 1986
    Continuing Education ScholarshipUniversity of Western Ontario
  19. 1986
    Carter ScholarshipOntario Ministry of Education

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Vice ChairDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  2. 2015 - present
    CollaboratorGlobal Leukodystrophy Initiative
  3. 2015 - present
    Board MemberUnited Leukodystrophy Foundation Medical and Scientific Advisory Board
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberGarrod Society
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Human Genetics
  6. 2014 - 2019
    Physician MemberDana Program Planning Committee
  7. 2014 - 2016
    MentorDepartment of Neurology, KL2 mentorship committee
  8. 2014 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Program Evaluation Committee, Child Neurology Residency program
  9. 2013 - 2019
    Physician MemberDana Program Recruitment Committee
  10. 2013 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Clinical Competency Committee, Child Neurology Residency program
  11. 2013 - present
    Board MemberFood and Drug Administration's Office of Orphan Products Development -- EndoMet Panel
  12. 2009 - 2018
    ContributorUnited Leukodystrophy Foundation Second Opinion Committee
  13. 2009 - present
    Group LeaderUnited Leukodystrophy Foundation
  14. 2009 - present
    Medical AdvisorUnited Leukodystrophy Foundation
  15. 2008 - 2010
    MemberDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, DBP scholarship oversight Committee
  16. 2007 - 2013
    MemberBambino Gesu Planning Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  17. 2007 - 2012
    MemberPediatric Center Operations Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  18. 2004 - 2006
    MemberGenomics Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  19. 2003 - 2015
    Executive Committee MemberDepartment of Neurology, Neuroscience Theme Executive Committee
  20. 2003 - 2004
    MemberPediatric Gastroenterology Staff Selection Committee, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  21. 2003
    MemberPediatric Phlebotomy Working Group
  22. 2003 - present
    LeaderNeurometabolic Research Program, Department of Neurology
  23. 2001
    Ad Hoc ReviewerStanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory
  24. 1997 - present
    FellowRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  25. 1996 - 2000
    MemberCanadian Neurological Society
  26. 1995 - 1997
    MemberResearch Ethics Review Committee, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa
  27. 1994 - 2000
    MemberCanadian Pediatric Society
  28. 1994 - 1996
    RepresentativeResident's Section, Canadian Pediatric Society
  29. 1994 - 1995
    MemberResidents Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa
  30. 1992 - 1993
    Resident's Union RepresentativeProfessional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario
  31. 1990 - 1991
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Summer Research Training Program, University of Western Ontario
  32.  
    MemberSociety for Inherited Metabolic Disease
  33.  
    MemberSociety for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  34.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  35.  
    MemberChild Neurology Society
  36.  
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  37.  
    MemberFederation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
  38.  
    MemberInternational Child Neurology Association
  39.  
    MemberInternational BioIron Society

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.