2017 Symposium Schedule – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

9:30 am – 10:00 am Registration


9:55 am Call to Order

Upper Library – MGR Co-Chairs: Peter (Jianrui) Liu & Alex Koven, Junior Fellows


10:00 am – 10:15 am Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Aubie Angel, Master Hugh Segal & Dean Trevor Young


10:15 am – 12:00 pm Morning Session: “Environmental Health: Air, Food & Drugs”

Chair: Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar, University Professor; Science Chair, Massey College


Keynote Addresses:

10:20 am – 10:45 am Dr. Susan Tarlo, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

“Health effects of the air we breathe – at home, work and outdoors”


10:45 am – 11:10 am Dr. Thomas M.S. Wolever, Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto

“Carbohydrate Quality, Quantity and Health: Added Sugars”


11:10 am – 11:35 am Dr. Jürgen Rehm, Director, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, CAMH

“Illicit drug use in Canada, harms and public health”


11:35 am – 12:00 pm Q&A


12:00 pm – 12:40 pm Light Lunch at Massey College:

Speakers – Private Dining Room (PDR)
Registrants – Junior Common Room


12:45 pm Call to Order


12:45 pm – 2:15 pm PANEL – “Health in the Urban Environment”

Chair & Opening Remarks: Dr. Peter D. Donnelly, Senior Fellow, President & CEO, Public Health Ontario


12:50 pm – 1:00 pm Dr. Peter D. Donnelly

“Violence: a further urban environmental health challenge”


1:05 pm – 1:15 pm Dr. Stephen Hwang, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

“Housing: A critical determinant of urban health”

1:20 pm – 1:30 pm Dr. Gillian Booth, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

“The built environment, obesity, and diabetes”


1:30 pm – 2:15 pm General Panel Discussion and Q&A


2:15 pm Summary Perspective – Dr. David Goldbloom, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto


2:20 pm – 2:30 pm Closing Remarks – Dr. Aubie Angel, Peter (Jianrui) Liu & Alex Koven


2:30 pm Adjourn


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