- PhD Student, GERAS Centre
“I aspire to become an international expert in geriatrics and health research methodology and push the boundaries of knowledge to develop new and innovative health research methods that improve the health of Canadian seniors. My passion and drive to improving health research and the lives of older adults globally is endless.”
Hajar completed her MSc in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University and is currently completing her Ph.D. in HRM with a focus on clinical epidemiology. Hajar has served as the Director of Clinical Research at the Bone Research and Education Centre and has extensive clinical experience in osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease research studies. Hajar’s research interests include osteoporosis and geriatrics, health care research, clinical epidemiology and research methodology. Her research will focus on osteoporosis and ageing using large databases such as ICES and Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CSLA).