About Us

Over fifteen years ago Dr. Khursheed Jeejeebhoy and Mr. Stephen Garchow first worked together to develop training materials so that health care practitioners could implement Subjective Global Assessment. Recognizing a continuing knowledge gap of reliable nutritional assessment techniques, Dr. Jeejeebhoy, Dr. John Wesley, Dr. Gramlich, and Mr. Garchow banded together to develop and release a new Subjective Global Assessment instructional video.

We are committed to promoting Subjective Global Assessment in clinical settings throughout the world to help clinicians better assess patient nutritional status.

Khursheed Jeejeebhoy M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), Ph.D. Developer of SGA. Dr. Jeejeebhoy received his medical degree from the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vellore, India in 1959 and completed residency in India and the UK. He has since systematically studied the nutritional requirements in the sick patient. He has published over 500 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters in prestigious journals and text books by invitation. He was instrumental in developing an approach for delivering TPN to surgical patients and introduced the concept of Subjective Global Assessment to the world.

John Wesley M.D., FACS, FAAP, Technical Consultant. Dr. Wesley received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1967 and completed his residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a residency in pediatric surgery at Los Angeles Children’s Hospital. As Associate Professor at the University of Michigan, Mott Children’s Hospital, from 1977-1990, he was a founding member and Director of the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Team. He is past President of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and is actively engaged in issues involving parenteral and enteral nutrition.

Leah Gramlich M.D., FRCP, Technical Consultant. Dr. Gramlich received her medical degree from the University of Alberta in 1987 and completed her Internal Medicine residency in Akron, Ohio, followed by a Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Alberta and a Fellowship in Nutrition and Metabolism at Harvard Medical School. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta and Medical Director of Nutrition Services for Northern Alberta. She is a founding member and the first President of the Canadian Nutrition Society.

Stephen Garchow, Producer and Editor. Mr. Garchow has over 30 years of marketing experience in the health care industry. His adept understanding of clinical issues allows him to develop needed products and clinical education programs to help clinicians provide enhanced patient care.