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IHPME Research Day 2017

May 3, 2017

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Student-led Research Day, to showcase IHPME student work or research, with the aim of recognizing excellence in teaching and learning; featuring lectures by internationally renowned thinkers and leaders.

Dr. Werner BrouwerKeynote Speaker

  • Dr. Werner Brouwer, Professor Health Economics
    Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Expert Panel Discussion

“Insight to Impact: Achieving Health System Change”

Exploring the Challenges and Successes of the Knowledge Life Cycle, From Development to Health System Change

Moderator & Panelists

Moderator: Dr. Mark Dobrow, Associate Professor IHPME

Our featured panelists:

Dr. Melanie Barwick, Head, Child and Youth Mental Health Research Unit (CYMHSU), Senior Scientist CHES Research Institute, Associate Professor Dept. of Psychiatry & DLSPH

Dr. Sacha Bhatia, Cardiologist Women’s College Hospital (WCH), Director, Institute for Health Systems Solution and Virtual Care (WCH), Assistant Professor IHPME

Dr. Karim Keshavjee, CEO Infoclin Inc., Adjunct Professor, IHPME

Karen Michell, Executive Director, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)

Dr. Karen Tu, Senior Scientist, Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES), Family Physician, Toronto Western Hospital Family Health Team, Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine & IHPME



Setup & registration begins at 8:15 am 6th floor
Networking Breakfast 8:30 – 9:15 am 6th floor
Expert Panel Discussion 9:15 – 11 am HS 610
Student Oral Presentation Sessions 11:15 – 12:45 pm 6th & 7th floors
Networking Lunch 12:45 – 1:30 pm 6th floor
Student Oral Presentation Sessions 1:30 – 3 pm 6th & 7th floors
Poster Presentations 3 – 4 pm 6th floor
Keynote Speaker & Awards Ceremony 4 – 5:30 pm HS 610
Wine & Cheese Reception 5:30 – 7 pm 6th floor

Note to Incoming Students

You are invited to attend this year’s event. Not only will you have the chance to learn of the research work undertaken by your soon-to-be IHPME colleagues, but there will also be a Student Meet and Greet scheduled during the networking lunch, where you will have the opportunity to meet current students and ask them any questions you may have. To rsvp as an incoming student email:

For more information, contact:

Oral Presentation & Poster Submissions – * Closed *

Poster Guidelines

Oral Presentation Guidelines



May 3, 2017
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Health Sciences Building, 6th & 7th Floors
155 College Street, 6th & 7th Floors
Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M6 Canada
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A few highlights…

Research Day
An annual event showcasing our students’ research, with the aim of recognizing excellence in teaching and learning; featuring lectures by internationally renowned thinkers and leaders.

The Moonshot Event
An annual fall alumni gala event hosted by IHPME and its Alumni Society, at exciting locations around Toronto.

Dalla Lana School of Public Health Events
A full list of events at the DLSPH

External Events Across University of Toronto and the city, many organizations offer stimulating lectures, colloquia, conferences, and other knowledge-exchange events.