Dr. Karim Khan named Scientific Director of CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Dr. Karim Khan

Dr. Karim Khan

Karim Khan, Professor in the Department of Family Practice and outgoing Co-Director of the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, has been appointed the new Scientific Director of the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Dr. Khan, who assumes the role October 1, will work with the Canadian musculoskeletal, skin and oral health communities to identify research priorities, develop research funding opportunities, build partnerships and translate research evidence into policy and practice to improve the health of Canadians and people around the world. Finally, as a member of CIHR’s leadership team, he will participate in setting and implementing CIHR’s strategic direction.

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