Biography

Dr. Calvin Ke* (pronounced “key”) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, a clinician scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, an adjunct scientist at ICES, and a staff endocrinologist at the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. He leads the Health Services and Quality of Care Working Group of the Novo Nordisk Network for Healthy Populations at the University of Toronto. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of British Columbia and in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Toronto. He completed his PhD in clinical epidemiology and global health as a Global Scholar at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. His research interests include the management and outcomes of type 2 diabetes, with a focus on young-onset type 2 diabetes and on Chinese and South Asian populations. He has conducted diabetes research internationally across Canada, China, India, and Guyana. His research publications have appeared in high-impact peer-reviewed journals such as JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Diabetes Care, The Lancet Global Health, PLoS Medicine, and Nature Reviews Endocrinology. He served as an Honorary Visiting Scholar at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and has received multiple awards including the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Award, the Queen Elizabeth Advanced Scholars Award, and the South Asian Network Supporting Awareness and Research Burgundy Young Investigator Award. He serves as Associate Editor of Primary Care Diabetes, Section Editor of Current Diabetes Reports, National Consultant Editor of the Canadian Journal of Diabetes, and as a member of the International Diabetes Federation Atlas Committee and the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration. As a second-generation Chinese Canadian with roots in Hong Kong, he engages closely with ethnically diverse communities in his research and clinical work.