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If no tickets are available, please join the waitlist. If numbers warrant we may consider moving the event to a larger venue — for a second time. However, this will only happen if demand for waitlist tickets warrants it. Waitlist members will be notified at least five days before the event if space becomes available.
Join Spirit Level author and UK academic Richard Wilkinson in a special 90 minute presentation and discussion, moderated by Adalsteinn Brown, on the relationship between public health and social equity. Respondents include Terry Sullivan, Raisa Deber, Cam Mustard and Arlene King.
Tickets are free, but must be reserved.
IMPORTANT: LOCATION CHANGE!
The first batch of tickets sold out in 5 days BUT we have found a larger venue!
Please note that this event will now take place at the:
Mechanical Engineering Bldg, Room MC 102
5 King’s College Road, University of Toronto
Prof. Richard Wilkinson is one of Britain’s leading social epidemiologists and co-author of the groundbreaking, international bestseller The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone. Richard has played a formative role in international research on the social determinants of health and on the societal effects of income inequality. He is Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham Medical School, Honorary Professor at UCL and a Visiting Professor at the University of York. The Spirit Level won the 2011 Political Studies AssociationPublication of the Year Award and the 2010 Bristol Festival of Ideas Prize. Richard is also a co-founder of The Equality Trust.
Watch Richard Wilkinson at TED: http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_wilkinson.html
Dr. Terrence Sullivan is currently the independent chair of the Board of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Between 2001 and 2010 he occupied successively responsible positions at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), the final 7 years as President and CEO.
Dr. Raisa Deber is Professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. She is currently the director of Medicare to Home and Community (M-THAC), a community alliance health research program funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research.
Dr. Cam Mustard is Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Scientific Director at the Institute for Work Health. He is also Associate Director and Fellow of the Population Health Program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
Dr. Arlene King is Chief Medical Officer of Health of Ontario. She is an internationally recognized expert in immunization, infectious diseases and pandemic preparedness. Prior to joining the ministry, Dr. King was the Director General of the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
Dr. Adalsteinn Brown is Associate Professor in the Division of Public Health Policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Recently, he served as Assistant Deputy Minister, both in the Health System Strategy Division in Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-term Care and in the Science and Research Division in Ontario’s Ministry of Research and Innovation.