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HSPRI Inside Research Series: The Future of Health Data w/ Dr. Jane Philpott, Dean, FHS

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual Seminar
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The Future of Health Data

w/ Dr. Jane Philpott, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Philpott is an accomplished family physician, educator, and global health champion, and is best known for having held several senior cabinet positions with the Government of Canada. Prior to entering politics, Dr. Philpott spent over 30 years in family medicine and global health.

Elected as the Member of Parliament for Markham-Stouffville in 2015, she served as Minister of Health, Minister of Indigenous Services, President of the Treasury Board, and Minister of Digital Government. She was a key leader of prominent policies and initiatives that advanced discovery research, mental health and home care resources, medical assistance in dying, First Nations rural infrastructure, Indigenous child welfare reforms, and refugee assistance. She currently serves as the special advisor to support the design and implementation of the new Ontario Health Data Platform. This data platform will provide recognized researchers and health system partners with access to anonymized health data that will allow them to better detect, plan, and respond to COVID-19. 

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