Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary
David Hogan, MD
Born in Baie Comeau QC, David Hogan attended universities in Nova Scotia, Alberta, and Ontario. A specialist in internal medicine and sub-specialist in geriatric medicine, he joined the University of Calgary in 1990 where he held the Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine for 25-years and is now the Academic Lead of the Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging (O’Brien Institute for Public Health, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary). He has served as Chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialty Committee in Geriatric Medicine, President of the Canadian Geriatrics Society, and editor of the Canadian Geriatrics Journal. David has authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications. He has had a long-standing interest in aging studies that focus on topics such as clinical geriatrics, cognitive impairment, falls, and frailty. David has been the Local Principal Investigator for the Calgary Data Collection Site of the CLSA since the start of the study. As well, he currently chairs the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) at McMaster University.