Kate Murzin is the Health Programs Specialist at the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation where her focus is on HIV and aging. Her main objective is to build and nurture collaborative working relationships between the HIV, aging and/or chronic illness sectors leading to joint initiatives which improve the health and quality of life of people and communities aging with HIV. Kate was previously Group Programs Coordinator at the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) and played an integral role in developing, implementing and evaluating adult education initiatives as well as group programming for people living with HIV, including older adults.
Kate has experience in health promotion program planning, health communications and policy advocacy. She is also a skilled group facilitator. Kate has a B.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences and received her Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Toronto.
Industry Expertise (3)
Health Care - Services
Areas of Expertise (9)
HIV / AIDS
Chronic Illness Sectors
Aging with HIV
Health Promotion Program Planning
Group and Workshop Facilitation
University of Toronto: M.P.H., Public Health 2013
Media Appearances (1)
Ensure equal access to rehab
The plight of Ontarians unable to work and paying out-of-pocket for physiotherapy services after a stroke is one that is all too familiar to those living with HIV and other chronic illnesses.