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When: April 12, 2022 10AM-12PM

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The event will feature guest talks, discussion and a Q & A session with Dr. Gary Bloch, Tai Huynh and Sophia Ikura. The Q & A will be moderated by INCD Student Japjot Singh and DHEA student Beverly Freedman. An ASL interpreter will be present for accessibility purposes. If you have any questions or require any accommodations, please contact Josh Paglione or Meichen Waxer

Dr. Gary Bloch, Family Physician with St. Michael’s Hospital and Inner City Health Associates

Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael’s Hospital and Inner City Health Associates, and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.  His clinical, program innovation, education, research, policy and advocacy interests focus on the intersection between primary care, health equity and the social determinants of health.  He is an AMS Phoenix Fellow and a Senior Fellow with the Wellesley Institute.

Tai Huynh, Creative Director, UHN OpenLab and Editor, The Local Magazine

Tai Huynh creative director at OpenLab, a design and innovation centre at the University Health Network. He’s also editor-in-chief of The Local Magazine and co-founder of Choosing Wisely Canada. Tai has an MDes degree from OCAD University.

Sophia Ikura, Executive Director Common Solutions Lab 

Sophia launched Health Commons to dedicate space to building practical solutions that address health disparities. The mission and vision for the Lab is the culmination of 18+ years of learning in health and social policy. Prior to this, Sophia was the Senior Director of Strategy and Community Engagement for health services planning in Toronto. She served as Senior Policy Advisor to three Ministers of Health and as Senior Health Advisor to the Premier of Ontario.

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