Planetary Health Committee Members

Committee Members

The following individuals are members of the Planetary Health Sub-Committee for the UPEI-MUN Medical School Curriculum Development Program

  • Faculty of Medicine Representatives
    • Dr. Cathy Vardy,, Executive Director, Medical Program Development for UPEI
    • Gerona McGrath,, Project Manager
    • Joan Fillier,, Assistant to the Executive Director, Medical Program Development for UPEI
    • Dr. Atanu Sarkar,, Community Health & Humanities
    • Dr. Delphine Grynszpan,, Assistant Professor in Public Health, CHH
    • Dr. Ken Kao,, Professor of Oncology



  • UPEI Representatives
    • Dr. Laurie McDuffee, Co-Chair,, Professor of Large Animal Surgery, Director of Human and Animal Health Collaborations
    • Dr. William Montelpare, Co-Chair,, Professor & Research Chair in Human Development and Health
    • Dr. Aitazaz A. Farooque,, Interim Associate Dean, School of Climate Change and Adaptation
    • **, Assistant Professor, Pathology & Microbiology
    • Dr. John Vanleeuwen,, Interim Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    • Dr. Alyson Campbell,, Assistant Professor, Nursing



  • Ex Officio
    • Dr. Margaret Steele,, Dean of Medicine – (



Individuals from this committee are contributing authors and co-authors for the text in this Pressbook presentation.


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