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Interrogating the normative nature of health equity in global health and its implications for policy and practice

You are invited to Dr. Michelle Amri’s public seminar as part of the recruitment process for the position of Associate Professor, Tenure, Global Health Ethics. This is a formal presentation to the students, faculty, and staff highlighting her expertise and qualifications.

Presentation: Interrogating the normative nature of health equity in global health and its implications for policy and practice

Date & Time:
11:00am-12:00pm PT, Wednesday, February 14, 2024

 B104, School of Population and Public Health, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3
If attending on Zoom, please see below for the meeting link and details.

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Meeting ID: 638 4990 8617
Passcode: 832984

About the presenter

Dr. Michelle Amri is a Term Assistant Professor at the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Prior to joining SFU, she was a Takemi Fellow in the Takemi Program in International Health at Harvard University. She has taught several courses at SFU, the University of Victoria, and the University of Toronto (St. George and Scarborough); and was recognized with a teaching award at the latter. She has served in various roles in government and the World Health Organization (WHO) and continues to consult for the WHO. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association for Global Health and led the scientific agenda for the Canadian Conference on Global Health as a conference co-chair last year.

Research interests:

Dr. Amri’s program of research is situated in global health and uses an applied ethics lens to focus on the normative nature of health equity. Her work seeks to understand how equity can be better incorporated in public policymaking, both in terms of how relevant actors consider equity in developing policy (e.g., how equity is understood and operationalized) and how equity can be improved in policymaking processes (e.g., multisectoral approaches including those at the city-level, decolonizing policymaking).

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