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Interim Board of Directors

Interim Board of Directors

The Interim Board of Directors is composed of Board representatives from both CSIH and CCGHR. An inaugural CAGH Board of Directors will be elected in late 2021. 

Susan Elliott, Board member

Susan J. Elliott, PhD – Co-chair

Affiliation(s): Professor and University Research Chair in Health Geography, University Of Waterloo.

Past board(s): CSIH Board and CCGHR Board. 

Portrait of Christina Zarowsky

Christina Zarowsky – Co-chair

Affiliation(s): Full Professor at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at the School of Public Health, Université de Montréal; Global Health researcher at the CReSP Montréal and a founding member of the inter-agency Global Health Research Initiative of CIHR, IDRC, Health Canada, and CIDA.  

Past board(s): Outgoing vice-chair of the CCGHR and the Global Forum for Health Research (2001-2009).  

Aslam Bhatti

Affiliation(s): School of Public Health, University of Alberta. 

Past Board(s): Chair of Finance Committee at the Canadian Blood Agency; Director & Member of Essential Needs Committee at the Islamic Family and Social Services Association; Member of Executive Committee at the Skills Society; and Board Member at CSIH. 

Portrait of Dr Shafi Bhuiyan

Dr. Shafi Bhuiyan, PhD, MPH, MBA, MBBS, FRSPH

Affiliation(s):  Clinical Public Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; Co-founder of ITMDs Post Graduate Training Program & Adjunct Professor, Ryerson University. 

Past board(s): Board Chair CCGHR (2019-2021). 

Kate Dickson

Kate Dickson

Affiliation(s): From 1990-2017: Global health programming, policy, and governance for the United Nations (UNICEF, UNHCR, and PAHO/WHO), for NGOs (CARE, Canadian Red Cross) and the Government (Health Canada’s International Affairs Directorate). 

Past board(s): CSIH Board of Directors (2013-2021).  

Portrait of Lauren J. Wallace

Lauren J. Wallace

Affiliation(s): Senior Researcher, Dodowa Health Research Centre, Research and Development Division, Ghana Health Service. 

Past board(s): CCGHR Board Member.