Dr. Haroon is a rheumatologist and physician scientist working at the University Health Network, Toronto. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology at the University of Toronto and supervises graduate students through the Institute of Medical Sciences. His research focusses on ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a chronic inflammatory arthritis predominantly affecting the spine in young men and women. His clinical research focusses on identifying predictors of long term complications in patients with AS.
Dr. Haroon’s laboratory is situated in the Krembil Research Institute, a state of the art research facility in Toronto. His research has led to several landmark findings that clarified our understanding of the cause and improved the care of patients with AS. He has received several major awards including the Bruckel award from the Spondylitis Association of America and the Young Investigator Award from the Canadian Rheumatology Association.
Current positions held:
Chair, Wait Time Alliance, Canadian Rheumatology Association
Chair, Scientific Committee, Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network, SPARTAN, USA
Co-Director, Spondylitis Program, UHN, University of Toronto
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