Date: Friday January 29th, 2021
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Time: 9:30-1:00 pm
Dr. Kwame McKenzie
Dr. Kwame McKenzie is CEO of the Wellesley Institute. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at University of Toronto and Director of Health Equity at the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He is an international expert on the social causes of illness, suicide and the development of effective, equitable health systems. He sits on the National Advisory Council on Poverty and on the Boards of United Way, Ontario Hospitals Association and Community Food Centres Canada. He is a policy advisor, clinician and academic with over 200 papers and 5 books. He works across a broad spectrum to improve population health and health services. His more recent work has investigated the social determinants of health and how they can be used to decrease illness and improve wellbeing.
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