Health event at U of Ottawa

Doctor holding out hand.Titled Sick of Climate Change? Local Health Impacts in a Warming World Ecology Ottawa and the U of O Centre on Governance is organizing a panel discussion with experts from Ottawa’s local health community plus speakers of international stature. At issue – how is climate change hurting Ottawans’ health?

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Hear from:

  • Sir Michael Marmot, Chair, World Health Organization Commission on the Social Determinants of Health
  • Councillor Diane Holmes, Chair, Ottawa Board of Health
  • Dr. Rosamund Lewis, Associate Medical Officer of Health, City of Ottawa
  • Frank Welsh, Director of Policy, Canadian Public Health Association
  • Dr. Curtis Lavoie, Emergency Physician, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • Alice Hutton, former Community Health Planner, Centretown Community Health Centre
  • Prof. Matthew Paterson, University of Ottawa School of Political Studies, and lead author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The session will include both audience Q&A and breakout discussion sessions. It takes place from 7pm to 9pm.

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