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Additional Affiliations

Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Associate Member, School of Population and Public Health, UBC

Research Interests
  • Ethnic and gender differences in chronic disease incidence and outcomes
  • Chronic disease prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and cardiovascular disease
  • Hypertension outcomes research

Dr. Nadia Khan is a Clinician Scientist in the field of clinical epidemiology and health services research at CHÉOS and the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is a specialist in internal medicine with a focus on hypertension and chronic disease management. A member of the Canadian Hypertension Education program since 2003, she was elected President of Hypertension Canada in January 2017.

Research areas of focus include investigation of cardiovascular risk factors and chronic disease prevention and management focusing on hypertension, in vulnerable populations including women and ethnic groups. Dr. Khan recently received the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award to investigate culturally tailored interventions in the management of chronic cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in ethnic groups.

Health research in the heart of Vancouver