Two faculty members named fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is pleased to share the exciting news that two of out faculty members have been named to The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). 

Professor Heather Boon, Vice-Provost Faculty and Academic Life at the University of Toronto and Professor Christine Allen, Associate Vice-President and Vice-Provost, Strategic Initiatives at the University of Toronto, are two of 10 U of T faculty to be named to the CAHS.

The CAHS provides a forum for health researchers and health professionals from a wide range of disciplines to think deeply about complex issues facing the Canadian health care system.  Working together across disciplines the CAHS identifies innovative evidence-based solutions to help improve the health of Canadians.

“I will make important contributions by serving as a champion for researchers interested in translating their basic research and laboratory innovations into products that improve clinical outcomes for all Canadians. I will serve as a strong voice for female scientists and ensure we continue to work towards gender equity and creating work environments that are inclusive and equitable.” – Christine Allen
“I am looking forward to bringing my expertise as a pharmacist and researcher of health services and policies related to traditional and complementary therapies to bear on key health care challenges that matter to Canadians.” – Heather Boon