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The impact of recession on the health of rural citizens in British Columbia, Canada

Aleck  Ostry

Aleck Ostry

qualifications: PhD

position: Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Social Determinants of Health and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Senior Scholar

Canada

Dr. Ostry is currently Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Victoria. He holds a Canada Research Chair in the Social Determinants of Community Health and is also a Senior Scholar with the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research in British Columbia. He has an MSc. in Health Service Planning, an MA in history (specializing in the history of public health), and a PhD. in epidemiology. He conducts an extensive program on the social determinants of health with a focus on rural health, food security and nutrition policy.


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