Between 2012 and 2018 Dr Hakim was a Trustee and the Chief Medical Advisor to The Hypermobility Syndromes Association (HMSA), and has worked with the charity since the early 2000s. Dr Hakim remains dedicated to supporting the charity as a Medical Advisor. Click here for the HMSA
Dr Hakim is also a Medical Advisor to Ehlers-Danlos Support, UK. Click here for EDS UK
The international charity, The Ehlers-Danlos Society was launched in May 2016. Dr Hakim is a member of the Medical and Scientific Board; a member of the Steering Committee of the International Consortium that supports the charity; and in July ’18 was appointed their Director of Education, and then in August ’19 their Chief Medical Officer. In August ’20 Dr Hakim was appointed Chief Operating Officer to the charity.