Global Health Equity

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Who are we?

Carol Amaratunga
Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health and Social Policy, University of Victoria;
Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
Carol retired as Dean, Office of Applied Research in July 2011. In her role as Dean Applied Research with the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC), Carol Amaratunga lead and directed a number of JIBC Pan Institute applied research initiatives and helped the Institute to build extensive institutional and individual research capacity.

Caroline Andrew
Professor, School of Political Studies and the Director of the Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa
Her interests include: relationships between community-based equity-seeking groups (ex. women, immigrants, seniors) and municipal social policies (City of Ottawa)

Ronald Labonté
Professor and Canada  Research Chair (Globalization and Health Equity)
School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa

Denise Spitzer
Canada Research Chair in Gender, Migration and Health; Professor, Feminist and Gender Studies, University of Ottawa.
Trained as a medical anthropologist, Dr. Spitzer is interested in the impact of marginalization on health and wellbeing and in the myriad of ways in which people and communities resist its effects.

Sara Torres