Janet Roberts

Clinician Investigator, MD, MPH, FRCP



  • Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Adult Rheumatologist, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax Nova Scotia

Dr. Janet Roberts completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy at Dalhousie University. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2013. She then moved west to pursue a residency in internal medicine and rheumatology at the University of Alberta.

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She joined the faculty of medicine at Dalhousie University, Halifax in August 2018 as an assistant professor in the Division of Rheumatology. She is a founding and active member of the Canadian Research Group of Rheumatology in Immuno-Oncology (CanRIO) and a member of the scientific advisor committee. She has received a CIORA grant from the Canadian Rheumatology Association to develop educational modules and materials for rheumatologists and oncologists on the rheumatic complications of immunotherapy. She has a research interest in immune-related adverse events that involve the musculoskeletal system. . She completed a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology through Harvard University in 2024.