Dr. Hamid Habibi

Dr. Habibi received his BSc and Ph.D. degrees from Birmingham, United Kingdom, followed by postdoctoral training at St. Francis Xavier University and the University of Alberta, Canada. He joined the University of Calgary as an Assistant Professor and NSERC Scholar in 1988 and went through the ranks as an academic member. He is currently a full Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, and an Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Cumming School of Medicine. Dr. Habibi has significantly contributed to basic comparative endocrinology and environmental toxicology research. His research led to technologies relevant to pharmaceutical, environmental health monitoring, agri-food, and aquaculture industries. He received several international awards, including the Grace Pickford Medal by the International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies and a Professorship/Lectureship in Science and Sustainable Development by UNESCO and the World Academy of Science. He was also recognized with the Award of Excellence in Community Outreach for promoting public awareness of environmental issues from the University of Calgary and an Order of Good Servant from the University of Calgary Faculty Association. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed full papers and trained over 47 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. He is a founding co-co-principal investigator of the Advances in Canadian Water Asset (ACWA) and investigates health impact assessment of environmental contaminants. He is serving the scientific community as an associate editor and member of the editorial boards of several prestigious scientific journals. 

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