Jan Hux is the President and CEO of Diabetes Canada. Her background is as a clinician-scientist, trained as a general internist and health services researcher. For 20 years she held a variety of research and executive roles at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) in Ontario, where she was responsible for developing and leading the diabetes health services research portfolio. She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications.
Jan joined Diabetes Canada in 2012, and in her roles as Chief Science Officer and, more recently President, she has been a vocal advocate for the diabetes cause. She sees the need to create population impact through healthy public policy, evidence-informed healthcare and innovative research.