Global Health Equity

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Who Are We?

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

Arminée Kazanjian
Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia.
A Sociologist by training and an internationally known health services researcher, Dr. Kazanjian’s most recent work is in cross-cultural cancer care, from prevention to palliation, and psychosocial oncology.

Corinne Packer
Researcher, Globalization and Health Equity Unit, School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa.

Nathan Klassan
Research Assistant.

Jonathan Crush
CIGI Chair in Global Migration and Development, Professor Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University; Professor, Basillie School of International Affairs
He is a frequent commentator on issues of migration, food security and xenophobia in the Global South and has consulted for the IOM, ILO, UNDP, UNAIDS, UNESCO, CIDA-CIC, OECD and various African governments.

Justin Adalikwu
University of Saskatchewan.

Lars Apland
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia.

Tom McIntosh
Professor and Head of the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Regina.

Ted Schrecker
Professor of Global Health Policy in the Centre for Public Policy & Health, Durham University
Ted’s academic background is in political science, and he has taught that discipline as well as environmental studies and population health (at the doctoral level) from an interdisciplinary perspective. For the past decade his research has addressed the consequences of transnational economic integration (globalization) for health and health equity; he also has a long-standing interest in issues at the interface of science, ethics, law and public policy.

David Zakus
Professor, School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
He has extensive knowledge and experience with academia, non-governmental organizations and multilateral institutions, having occupied senior roles within each. He has worked in some 40+ countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa, East and SE Asia and Eastern Europe, both as an academic and as a public health and health services consultant and professional; and has traveled in some 60 other countries.