Stewart B. Harris, CM, MD, MPH, FCFP, FACPM
Dr. Harris is a Professor at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada and holds the Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management and the Ian McWhinney Chair of Family Medicine Studies. He is also Medical Director at the Primary Care Diabetes Support Program at St. Joseph’s Health Care – an integrated team-based diabetes clinic for disenfranchised and marginalized populations. Dr. Harris has published over 241 articles in peer-reviewed journals and participated extensively in clinical practice guideline development, including serving as chair of the Canadian Diabetes Association clinical practice guidelines committee. He is the recipient of the Ontario Ministry of Heath Career Scientist award, the Dr. Gerald S. Wong Service Award of the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research at Western University, and is a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. On July 1, 2015, Dr. Harris was appointed to the Order of Canada for his contributions to the development of strategies to manage and reduce diabetes in Aboriginal communities and other vulnerable populations.