- Research Coordinator, GERAS Centre
- PhD Candidate, McMaster University
Dr. Ahmed Negm recently completed his Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science within the Faculty of Health Science at McMaster University. Dr. Negm is a trained orthopedic surgeon (Royal College of Surgeons of England). With a passion for clinical research and knowledge translation, Dr. Negm completed his Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. As a Ph.D. student and research coordinator working at the GERAS Centre for Aging Research, Dr. Negm has led several research initiatives to optimize functional performance of frail older adults and their caregivers. He led the development and coordination of the FitJoints multi-site randomized control trial, TAPESTRY intervention, and validation of the FRS tool in LTC residents in three Canadian provinces. In recognition of academic excellence and leadership, Dr. Negm has received 25+ academic awards including Osteoporosis Canada Ph.D. Studentship Research Award, Canadian Frailty Network Interdisciplinary Fellowship, Ontario Graduate Scholarship and is a CIHR Joint Motion Program Graduate Fellow in Musculoskeletal Health Research.