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The Scientific Planning Committee

  • Advises on the scope, priorities, plan, and methodology

  • Supports the creation and identification of anti-Black racism and Black health competencies

  • Provides guidance on anti-Black racism and Black health content such as community/clinical settings and social determinants

  • Ensures that the diversity of experiences are reflected in the course

  • Recommends literature and information pertaining to anti-Black racism, Black health, and critical race theory 

  • Reviews curriculum content drafts and the developed modules/course

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Ms. Samiya Abdi

Interim Executive Director, BHEC (2022-2023)

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Dr. Anita

Brown-Johnson

Chief of Family Medicine, McGill University Health Centre


Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Member, Division of Geriatrics,

 

Associate Member, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences, McGill University

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Prof. Kimani Daniel

Assistant Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

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Dr. OmiSoore Dryden

Co-Founder, BHEC


James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Faculty of Medicine


Interim Director, Black Studies Research Institute (in STEMM)

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Dr. Cindy Kalenga

Western Regional Director, Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS, FMEQ)

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Rosie Mensah

Program Manager, BHEC

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Aklil Noza

Master of Public Health graduate, McGill University

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Julianah Oguntala

2022 - 2023 Chair, Black Medical Students' Association of Canada


MD Candidate, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

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Dr. Gaynor

Watson-Creed

Board Member, BHEC


Assistant Dean of Serving and Engaging Society, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

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Dr. Amisah Bakuri

Post Doctoral Fellow, BHEC

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Khadija Brouillette

M.D.,C.M. Candidate, McGill University


Chair, Black Medical Students' Association of Canada

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Dr. Delia Douglas

Board Member, BHEC


Director, Office of Anti-Racism, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

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Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch

Board Member, BHEC


Associate Professor in the School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University


Assistant Vice Provost Equity and Inclusion, Dalhousie University

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Dr. Lance T. McCready

Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education


Director, Transitional Year Programme, University of Toronto

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Dr. Onye Nnorom (Chair)

Co-Founder, BHEC


Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto


Assistant Professor, Temerty Faculty of Medicine,  University of Toronto

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Prof. Sume

Ndumbe-Eyoh

Executive Director, BHEC


Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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Dr. Kannin Osei-Tutu

Board Member, BHEC


Senior Associate Dean, Health Equity and Systems Transformation, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

The Scientific Planning Committee

  • Advises on the scope, priorities, plan, and methodology

  • Supports the creation and identification of anti-Black racism and Black health competencies

  • Provides guidance on anti-Black racism and Black health content such as community/clinical settings and social determinants

  • Ensures that the diversity of experiences are reflected in the course

  • Recommends literature and information pertaining to anti-Black racism, Black health, and critical race theory 

  • Reviews curriculum content drafts and the developed modules/course

me 6.jpg

Ms. Samiya

Abdi

Interim Executive Director, BHEC (2022-2023)

anita_landscape2.png

Dr. Anita

Brown-Johnson

Chief of Family Medicine, McGill University Health Centre


Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Member, Division of Geriatrics,

 

Associate Member, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences, McGill University

IMG_8993 crop - Kimani D.jpeg

Prof. Kimani Daniel

Assistant Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

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Dr. OmiSoore Dryden

Co-Founder, BHEC


James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Faculty of Medicine


Interim Director, Black Studies Research Institute (in STEMM)

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Dr. Cindy

Kalenga

Western Regional Director, Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS, FMEQ)

Rosie Mensah headshot.jpeg

Rosie

Mensah

Program Manager, BHEC

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Aklil

Noza

Master of Public Health graduate, McGill University

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Julianah Oguntala

2022 - 2023 Chair, Black Medical Students' Association of Canada


MD Candidate, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

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Dr. Gaynor

Watson-Creed

Board Member, BHEC


Assistant Dean of Serving and Engaging Society, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

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Dr. Amisah Bakuri

Post Doctoral Fellow, BHEC

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Khadija Brouillette

M.D.,C.M. Candidate, McGill University


Chair, Black Medical Students' Association of Canada

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Dr. Delia

Douglas

Board Member, BHEC


Director, Office of Anti-Racism, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

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Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch

Board Member, BHEC


Associate Professor in the School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University


Assistant Vice Provost Equity and Inclusion, Dalhousie University

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Dr. Lance T. McCready

Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education


Director, Transitional Year Programme, University of Toronto

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Dr. Onye Nnorom (Chair)

Co-Founder, BHEC


Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto


Assistant Professor, Temerty Faculty of Medicine,  University of Toronto

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Prof. Sume

Ndumbe-Eyoh

Executive Director, BHEC


Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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Dr. Kannin Osei-Tutu

Board Member, BHEC


Senior Associate Dean, Health Equity and Systems Transformation, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Prof. Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh
BHEC Executive Director (on maternity leave)

Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Members

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Prof. Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh
BHEC Executive Director (on maternity leave)

Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
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Dr. Amisah Bakuri
Post Doctoral Fellow at BHEC
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Dr. Onye Nnorom
BHEC Co-Lead

Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
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Rosie Mensah

Program Manager at BHEC
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Khadija Brouillette
M.D.,C.M. Candidate, McGill University

Chair, Black Medical Students' Association of Canada
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Dr. Anita Brown-Johnson
Chief of Family Medicine, McGill University Health Centre

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Member, Division of Geriatrics, and Associate Member, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences,
McGill University


 
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Prof. Kimani Daniel
Assistant Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University
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Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch
BHEC Board Member

Associate Professor in the School of Health and Human Performance,
Dalhousie University

Assistant Vice Provost Equity and Inclusion, Dalhousie University
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Dr. Delia Douglas
BHEC Board Member

Director, Office of Anti-Racism, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
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Dr. OmiSoore Dryden
BHEC Co-Lead

James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Faculty of Medicine

Interim Director, Black Studies Research Institute (in STEMM)
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Dr. Cindy Kalenga
Western Regional Director, Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS, FMEQ)
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Dr. Lance T. McCready
Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Director, Transitional Year Programme, University of Toronto
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Aklil Noza
MPH Student, McGill University
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Ms. Samiya Abdi
Interim (2022-2023) Executive Director, BHEC
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Julianah Oguntala
2022 - 2023 Chair, Black Medical Students' Association of Canada

MD Candidate, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
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Dr. Kannin Osei-Tutu
BHEC Board Member

Senior Associate Dean, Health Equity and Systems Transformation
, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
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Natasha Pigford
MSc Graduate
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Hibo Rijal
Medical Student, Queens University
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 Bemnet Teferi, MPH
Research Analyst & Program Lead, Education, Technology & Innovation Portfolio 
University Health Network
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Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed
BHEC Board Member

Associate Dean of Serving and Engaging Society, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Chair of the Board of Engage Nova Scotia
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