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    Media Advisory - Duncan G. Sinclair Lecture featuring Dr. Bonnie Henry "Balancing vaccine hope with pandemic reality"

    Tuesday, February 9, 2021

     KINGSTON - Provincial Health Officer, Province of British Columbia Dr. Bonnie Henry is the featured speaker for the 2021 Duncan G. Sinclair Lectureship in Health Studies and Policy Research. The virtual lecture series is hosted by the School of Policy Studies and the Heath Services and Policy Research Unit  at Queen’s University.


    Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer, Province of British Columbia. Dr. Henry was appointed as Provincial Health Officer for the Province of BC in 2018. As BC’s most senior public health official, Dr. Henry is responsible for monitoring the health of all British Columbians and undertaking measures for disease prevention and control and health protection. Most recently, Dr. Henry has led the province’s response on the COVID-19 pandemic and drug overdose emergency. 


     Dr. Henry will address policy ramifications and dilemmas at a time of high hopes for the effects of population vaccination while society continues to be beset by ongoing and mounting COVID challenges.

    Feb 10, 2021 at 4:30 PM ET. 

    FREE event
    Zoom registration or live stream on YouTube

    Dr. Warren Mabee (Director, School of Policy Studies) will be available to answer questions about the School of Policy Studies and the Sinclair Lecture,  on February 10, 2021, between 3:30-3:50pm.

    A link to the recorded lecture series will be available after the event.


    The Lectureship
    In recognition of Duncan G. Sinclair's contribution to the Medical Research Council of Canada, and reflective of his interest in health policy, Dr. Henry Friesen, President of the Medical Research Council of Canada, announced the establishment of the Dr. Duncan G. Sinclair Lectureship in Health Services and Policy Research at Queen's University in November 1997. The MRC pledge was matched by the Faculty of Health Sciences. 


    For more information
    Julie Brown, Media Relations Officer