University of Calgary

David B. Hogan

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Full Time Faculty


Dr. DAVID B. HOGAN is a specialist in geriatric medicine. Born in Quebec, he attended St. Francis Xavier University. His undergraduate and postgraduate medical education took place in Nova Scotia (Dalhousie University), Alberta (University of Alberta), and Ontario (University of Ottawa and the University of Western Ontario). From 1984 till 1990 he was a member of the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University. In 1990 he moved to the University of Calgary where he founded the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine and served as its Head for 10 years.

David was the first Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Calgary, which he still holds. This was the first Chair in geriatric medicine established in our country. He has served as Chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Specialty Committee in Geriatric Medicine, Chief Examiner in Geriatric Medicine for the RCPSC, and President of the Canadian Geriatrics Society. He is also a Past-President of the Alberta Medical Foundation (AMF). David is the author of over 300 publications. David and his wife Janet are particularly proud of their four children and their accomplishments. He has an abiding interest in medical history, which helps us know how we got where we are and in what direction we are going.

Photograph of David B. Hogan

Curriculum Vitae

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