Professor Lisa Forman is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and Global Health Equity, and Associate Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. She is an international human rights law scholar whose research explores how the right to health may contribute to reducing global health inequities. She has published widely in these areas, including in relation to global access to medicines; trade-related intellectual property rights; the Sustainable Development Goals; South African constitutional law; and global health equity. Professor Forman is a dual citizen of Canada and South Africa, and qualified as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa, with a BA and LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her graduate studies include a Masters in Human Rights Studies from Columbia University and a Doctorate in Juridical Science from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law.

Health Policy & Systems,
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),
Social Determinants of Health,
Governance & Administration,
Human Rights & International Law