Victor Neufeld

Special Advisor

Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)

Victor Neufeld

Special Advisor

Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)

Biography

Dr. Vic Neufeld is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Health Sciences at
McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, where for 27 years he served as a
general internist, educator and researcher. He was the founding director of
McMaster’s Centre for International Health. With a growing interest in
health research for development, he left McMaster in 1997 to work as a
senior advisor with the Geneva-based Council on Health Research for
Development (COHRED), focusing on health research priority setting in low
and middle-income countries. In 2003, he became the founding national
coordinator of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR),
and now serves as a CCGHR Special Advisor. Professor Neufeld continues to
have a special interest in health research capacity strengthening, including
leadership development, particularly in low and middle-income countries.