For Immediate Release
November 2, 2015
New board appointments take health policy institute to new heights
TORONTO – The Wellesley Institute is thrilled to announce three new high-profile members to its board.
Danielle Martin is Vice-President, Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions at Women’s College Hospital (WCH). She is a family physician in the Family Practice Health Centre at WCH and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. She appears regularly as a medical contributor on CBC’s The National and is a columnist for Châtelaine Magazine as well as an in-demand speaker on the future of Canada’s health care system. Her policy expertise and passion for equity have made her an emerging leader in the debate over the future of Canada’s health-care system.
Sue Corke is the Registrar and CEO of the College of Early Childhood Educators. She has held this position for over four years has been actively engaged in the growth and maturation of this new regulatory College and the increasing professionalization of its members.
For 30 years prior to this, Sue served in a variety of progressively senior policy and operational positions with the Ontario Public Service and the City of Toronto.
Matt Cohen is the Director of Litigation Projects at PBLO, where he designs and implements charitable projects that improve access to justice. Matt completed a LL.M. in human rights law at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, including a dissertation on remedies for violations of socioeconomic rights,
The Wellesley Institute’s mission is to advance population health and reduce health inequities by driving change on the social determinants of health through applied research, effective policy solutions, knowledge mobilization, and innovation.
Contact: Jo Snyder, Director Media & Communications, Wellesley Institute