Consultant, Infectious Diseases

University of Manitoba, and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

John Embil is a Professor of Medicine, and a specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is the Medical Director of the Infection Prevention and Control Program for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.  John is a member of working groups for the management of the diabetic foot for the Canadian Diabetes Association, International Working Group for the Diabetic Foot and the Infectious Disease Society of America.  John has been involved in the drafting of guidelines for all of these organizations. John’s research interests include: The diabetic foot, blastomycosis, hospital infection control, and clinical trials for new anti-infective agents and wound care therapies.