Professor David Hart, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, was formerly Head of Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. He received his doctorate in Biochemistry from Michigan State University and went on to complete his postdoctoral training in immunology at the University of Illinois Medical Centre. He then joined the faculty at the University of Texas HSC at Dallas as an Assistant Professor. After promotion to Associate Professor, he became the Associate Director of the Interdisciplinary Immunology Program from its inception until 1983. In 1983, he joined the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary as Chairman of the Immunology Research Group. He was subsequently a founding member of the Joint Injury and Arthritis Research Group, and served as Chair of this group for three years. Professor Hart was actively involved in raising funds from the private sector that resulted in the establishment of the multidisciplinary McCaig Centre for Joint Injury and Arthritis
Research at the University of Calgary, and is currently a member of what is now the McCaig Institute for Bone & Joint Health. Dr. Hart is currently also a Professor in the Departments of Surgery, Medicine, and Microbiology & ID, as well as a Member of the Bioengineering Graduate Program, as well as a Special Advisor to the director of the CHHM.
Dr. David Hart's Affiliations:
University of Calgary Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
McCaig Institute for Bone & Joint Health
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
OA Alberta Osteoarthritis Team