Upton Allen is a professor at the University of Toronto. He is chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children. Dr. Allen is a senior associate scientist in the Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children. His primary appointment is with the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics. He is cross-appointed as a professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.
Dr. Allen is a past director of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and a Fellow of the Society. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada ad the Royal College of Physicians (UK). In 2018, he was awarded the Order of Ontario, whoch is the highest honored awared by the province of Ontario, CVanada.