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Health Equity, Race and Medicine: Dr. Onye Nnorom

Dr. Onye Nnorom is a Family Doctor and a Public Health & Preventive Medicine specialist. She practices at TAIBU Community Health Centre, in Toronto and is the Primary Care Lead for Cancer Care Ontario's Central East Regional Cancer Program, providing leadership on matters of cancer prevention and care to primary care physicians in the region.She is also the Associate Program Director of the Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residency Program at the University of Toronto. She recently took on the position as the Black Health Theme Lead for the Faculty of Medicine, incorporating Black Canadian health issues into the medical school curriculum. Dr. Nnorom completed her medical degree at McGill University, and then completed a Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology) and residency training at the University of Toronto. Being of Nigerian and Trinidadian heritage, she is particularly interested in immigrant health, and Black community health and wellness. She is the Vice-President and Board Chair of the Black Physicians' Association of Ontario.‚Äč

Refreshments will be served.

Category

Lectures, Seminars

Time

Starts:
Ends:

Location

Theatre A, Tupper Buildling, Halifax & Room 102, DMNB, Saint John

Cost

Free

Additional Information

Hosted by Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) in the Dalhousie Global Health Office.

Contact

plans@dal.ca