As Scientific Director of the Institute, David constructs scientific strategies, recruits new scientists, appoints researchers, leaders and programs, and implements the planning of required core facilities and staff. To complement his role at Lawson, David is also Vice President of Research at London Health Science Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London, where he has a direct reporting relationship to the President & Chief Executive Officer at each organization. David is also a Professor in Medicine, Physiology and Paediatrics at Western
Prior to the establishment of the Lawson Health Research Institute, David was the Scientific Director of the Lawson Research Institute. As well as serving in a number of administrative roles on local and international boards, committees and organizations, David is an active researcher recognized internationally for his work in the area of diabetes.
- Lawson was our featured member in April, 2014.