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Doreen Rabi is a clinical endocrinologist who specializes in the care of patients with diabetes and gestational diabetes. She is also an independent clinical researcher with interests in diabetes, sex, gender, cardiovascular outcomes and social determinants of health. Dr. Rabi’s personal research program has focused on evaluating sex differences in cardiovascular drug efficacy and effectiveness among patients with type 2 diabetes using meta-analytic techniques and analysis of large administrative health databases. More recently, her program has expanded to include the evaluation of novel health care delivery strategies and how different chronic disease management strategies influence health outcomes in men and women with diabetes.

        Dr. Rabi is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Calgary. She currently holds an AHFMR/AIHS Population Health Investigator Award (2009-2016), and has been awarded multiple peer reviewed grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada as a principal investigator. She has been a co-investigator on successful team grant applications (including the Alliance of Canadian Health Outcome Researchers in Diabetes or ACHORD team) and multi-center clinical studies. Her knowledge and experience in research methodology and clinical epidemiology has led to involvement in the Scientific Review Committee of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program and the Methodology Review Committee for the Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines. She also serves on the Clinical and Scientific Subcommittee for the Canadian Diabetes Association.


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