Education & Training History
2013 Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP)
First pioneering graduating class in North America.
First Public Health Specialist in Canada to be certified as IFMCP.
2010 American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine
Completed Part 1 and 2 of the examinations for certification.
2005 Certified with the American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists (PNS)
2004 Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine (D.A.B.P.M.)
Certification in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
2003 Public Health and Preventive Medicine Specialist
Fellow of the Royal College of Canada (F.R.C.P.C), University of Toronto.
Comprehensive 5-year residency training.
(Previously called Community Medicine Specialty – name changed February
2002 Nutrition Fellowship, University of Toronto
2000 Certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (C.C.F.P.)
University of Toronto, Family Practice Unit at the Toronto Western Hospital.
1998 Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), University of Toronto
1993 Master of Health Science (M.H.Sc.) in Community Health and Epidemiology,
University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario.
1991 Honors Bachelor of Science (H.BSc.) in Microbiology and Philosophy Applied
to Life Science
Honours & Awards
1999/05 • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society ("A professional medical organization which recognizes and advocates for excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. The top 25 percent of a medical school class is eligible for nomination to the society, and up to 16 percent may be elected based on leadership, character, community service, and professionalism. Members may also be elected by chapters after demonstrating scholarly achievement and professional contributions and values during their careers in medicine." AOA)
1997/07 • Dr. Howard Moldofsky Scholarship for research in Psychiatry, U of T.
1995/07 • Toronto Eye Foundation Scholarship. Research on viscoelastics and lasers.
1992/09 • University of Toronto Open Master’s Fellowship Award.
1990/06 • Institute of Medical Science Summer Award from Life Sciences, U of T.
Publications (some examples)
Florence W Tsui, Nancy Xi, Sherry Rohekar, Reena Riarh, Rose Bilotta, Hing Wo Tsui, Robert D Inman. Toll-like receptor 2 variants are associated with acute reactive arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2008 Oct;58(11):3436-3438.
Sherry Rokehar, Florence W Tsui, Hing Wo Tsui , Nancy Xi, Reena Riarh, Rose Bilotta , and Robert D Inman. Symptomatic acute reactive arthritis after an outbreak of Salmonella. Journal of Rheumatology 2008 Aug;35(8):1599-602. (First Release June 1 2008)
Healthy Weights, Healthy Lives. Chief Medical Officer of Health Report 2004, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, Ontario. Dr. Bilotta was the Chair of the Committee, and project lead to oversee the report from the development to its media release. The report was released at the Ontario Public Health Association Meeting on November 24, 2004 in Toronto, Ontario.
Dr. Bilotta attended the University of Toronto for 15 years pursuing academic and clinical training, and subsequently studied in the United States. She has held an appointment with Dalla Lana School of Public Health since 2004. She is an Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member.