CLSA local site investigator receives AMA Medal for Distinguished Service

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Dr. David Hogan, local site investigator of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) in Calgary, has been honored by the Alberta Medical Association and the Canadian Medical Association with a Medal for Distinguished Service.

The award is given for outstanding personal contributions to the medical profession and to Albertans who have contributed to the art and science of medicine and raised the standards of medical practice.

Dr. Hogan is a specialist in geriatric medicine. He was born in Quebec and moved to the University of Calgary in 1990, where he founded the Division of Geriatric Medicine within the Department of Medicine and served as its head for ten years. Dr. Hogan was the inaugural Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Calgary, which was the first chair in geriatric medicine established in Canada. He has also served as president of the Canadian Geriatrics Society and president of the Alberta Medical Foundation.