Dr. Charmaine E. Lok

BSc(PT), MD, MSc, FRCP(C)

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Charmaine Lok is a Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute. She is also associated with the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. Dr. Lok is the Medical Director of both the chronic kidney diseases and hemodialysis programs at the University Health Network (UHN). She is a clinical trialist with a research focus on chronic kidney disease (CKD) and endstage kidney disease (ESKD) outcomes. She has a special interest in improving hemodialysis vascular access outcomes, improving neuromuscular function and mobility in CKD, and reducing cardiovascular events and mortality in CKD/ESRD. She is also active in raising awareness of CKD and ESRD and its importance in population health.

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