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Dr. Jamie Laura Benham

Pronouns: she/her


Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences


Full Member

Libin Cardiovascular Institute

Full Member

O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Contact information



Certificate of Special Competence - Endocrinology and Metabolism, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada,

Attestation Certificate - Clinician Investigator, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada,

Diploma of Fellowship - Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada,

Educational Background

PhD Epidemiology, University of Calgary,

MD Medicine, University of British Columbia,

BHK Exercise Science, University of British Columbia,


Dr. Jamie Benham is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, and an Endocrinologist at Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone.

In her clinical role, Dr. Benham provides comprehensive care to patients dealing with various endocrine disorders. Her primary focus is on Women’s Endocrine Health, particularly in managing conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and gestational diabetes.

Her research centers on exploring reproductive and cardiometabolic health throughout life for people affected by reproductive endocrine disorders, such as PCOS and diabetes. She’s dedicated to uncovering the complex connection between hormones and health, with the goal of improving patient well-being and community health.

Dr. Benham completed her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of British Columbia. Following this, she underwent clinical training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Benham pursued a Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology at the University of Calgary and a Royal College accredited Clinician Investigator Program research fellowship. Her research training was supported by a Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Grant from the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism.


Areas of Research

Women's Health, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Diabetes in Pregnancy