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Meeting the needs of our aging population

  • Dr. Samir Sinha
    Dr. Samir Sinha was the speaker for the 2014 Duncan Sinclair Lecture in Health Policy.
  • Dr. Samir Sinha
    Dr. Samir Sinha was the speaker for the 2014 Duncan Sinclair Lecture in Health Policy.
  • Dr. Samir Sinha
    Dr. Samir Sinha discusses the looming increase in senior care during the 2014 Duncan Sinclair Lecture in Health Policy.

Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai and the University Health Network Hospitals in Toronto, was the speaker Wednesday for the 2014 Duncan Sinclair Lecture in Health Policy.

In his lecture, titled Canada’s Coming of Age: How ready are we to meet the needs of our aging population?, Dr. Sinha outlined the current state of affairs of the health-care system when it comes to seniors as well as the looming increase in the number of seniors.

A respected advocate for the needs of older adults, Dr. Sinha was appointed by the Government of Ontario in 2012 to serve as the expert lead of the Ontario's Seniors Strategy. He also completed his undergraduate studies at Queen’s.

The event was held at Grant Hall and hosted by the School of Policy Studies.