Marilyn R Entwistle is a passionate, committed global health advocate. She has worked in the health sector for over 45 years (35 in global health) – working in over 25 countries, residing in more than 10, and visiting more than 70. She was a WHO staff technical advisor in health systems and services development for 15 years, being recognized by them in an award for sustained exceptional performance. In 2018, Marilyn was named to the first-ever list of Canadian Women Leaders in Global Health. She has contributed as a CSIH mentor and referee for the Canadian College of Health Leaders Program and co-chaired a consortium group responsible for privately sponsoring a Syrian refugee family to enter Canada. She has been providing scholarships in international development studies and on the external advisory committee for the University of Guelph's Institute of Development Studies. Marilyn holds a Masters in Public Administration from Queen’s University at Kingston, and a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University, New York City specializing in Population and Family Health in Developing Countries.

Health Policy & Systems,
Governance & Administration,
Community Health,
Gender & Health,
Social Determinants of Health