Dr Gary Fooks

Reader, Sociology and Policy Co-director, Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC) · Aston University

Gary Fooks is a political sociologist with interests in the commercial determinants of health and corporate harm.

Global Health Policy Role of Corporations in Shaping and Influencing Policy European Union Politics Political Sociology

Ann Douglas

Author, Magazine Writer, On-Air Parenting Columnist, Speaker · Independent

A bestselling author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann has been called "Canada's most trusted parenting writer."

Parenting Pregnancy Children Babies Mental Health

Joan King

Manager, Outreach and Advocacy · Diabetes Canada

Government Relations and Public Affairs

Media Relations Proposal Writing Strategic Planning Health Advocacy Diabetes Charter for Canada

Jake Reid

Director, Government Relations & Advocacy, Atlantic · Diabetes Canada

Jake Reid is the current Director of Government Relations and Advocacy for Diabetes Canada for Atlantic Canada.

Health Advocacy Diabetes Charter for Canada Non-Profit Advocacy Diabetes Leadership

Gabriella Simo

Manager, Advocacy, Ontario · Diabetes Canada

Gabriella Simo is Manager of Advocacy for the Ontario region at Diabetes Canada.

Health Advocacy Diabetes Charter for Canada Non-Profit Advocacy Diabetes Volunteer Management

Chad Ray

Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University

His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.

Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality

Martha Paynter

Registered Nurse, President of the Board · Wellness Within

Access to abortion, prison abolition, criminalization and reproductive health

Health Services Management Feminist Health Advocacy Childbirth Breastfeeding Pain Management

John Blosnich

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Focuses on sexual orientation- and gender identity-related disparities in violence, suicide prevention and social determinants of health.

Survey Design and Data Analysis Health Services Research Suicide LGBTQ Social Determinants of Health

Patricia Bradley, PhD

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN is a leading expert in psychiatric mental health nursing and disparities in cancer outcomes.

Diversity/Cultural Competence Cancer Survivorship Breast Cancer Screening Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Health Disparity

Charles Eduardos, C.Ht.

Executive/Life Transformation Coach - Motivational/Inspirational Speaker · Victorious Living System

Executive/Life Transformation Coach, Motivational/Inspirational Speaker

Victorious Living Mastering Stress Dream Big From Dreams to Plans to Reality Free to Be Me!

Mitch Shapiro

Founder, President and CEO · Foundation for Sight & Sound

It's not only through determination that I have overcome challenges, but a vision of who I can become and how I can help others achieve!

Disability Means Ability Volunteerism Non-Profits and Community Development Entrepreneurship

Elaine Hyshka

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health · University of Alberta

Professor Hyshka is a health services and policy researcher focused on reducing the health, social, and economic costs of substance misuse.

Harm Reduction Opioids Cannabis Drug Policy Substance misuse

Janet Butler-McPhee

Director of Communications and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

International non-profit communicator and human rights advocate for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.

HIV/AIDS Health Policy and Human Rights Hiv / Aids Non-Profit Advocacy Non-Profit Advocacy and Social Justice

Tyan Parker Dominguez

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Health care systems expert, focusing on persistent racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality, pre-term delivery, and low birthweight

Inpatient and outpatient medical settings Community mental health clinics