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Additional Affiliations

Professor and Head, 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 and a clinical specialist in hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension. She was elected President of Hypertension Canada (2016-2020) and is the lead for the Research and Education Committee at the International Society of Hypertension.

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 is completing a randomized controlled trial (Namaste Diabetes trial) to investigate culturally tailored interventions in the management of chronic cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in ethnic groups.

Publications of Note

Effect of Lowering Diastolic Pressure in Patients With and Without Cardiovascular Disease: Analysis of the SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial)

Sex differences in prodromal symptoms in acute coronary syndrome in patients aged 55 years or younger

Health research in the heart of Vancouver