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Professor of Family Medicine, Queen's University, Ontario

Roles: President, North American Region, of WONCA, Past Chair of the Canadian Medical Forum, Faculty Development Co-Site Lead Kingston/1000 Islands, Chair of the Institute for Safe Medication Practice of Canada.

Education: MD Honours, University of Toronto, CCFP, FCFP

Expertise: Family Medicine Obstetrics, Faculty Development

Research Interests: Women's health, Aboriginal health, Primary care reform

Awards and Accomplishments: 2015 named as Member of the Order of Canada, Canada 125 Medal recipient, Honorary Doctor of Laws from Thompson Rivers University, 2010 named one of two Five-Star Doctors by WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors), 2012 named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women

About Me: Faculty member at Queen's in the Department of Family Medicine since 1989. Eleven years practice experience in northern and remote Canada. Comprehensive practice including intra-partum obstetrics.


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    Professor of Family Medicine, Queen's University, Ontario