Simulation Technical Expert Speakers
Dr. Godfred Boateng
Dr. Godfred Boateng is an assistant professor at York University's School of Global Health. His research focuses on resource insecurity, health, and sustainable livelihoods, aging and health, health systems, and health equity. Dr. Boateng's work has been critical in understanding the social and structural determinants of health in vulnerable populations. He is also an editor and reviewer for various journals.
Dr. Mathieu Poirier
Mathieu Poirier is an Assistant Professor of Social Epidemiology at the School of Global Health and Associate Director of the Global Strategy Lab (GSL). His research focuses on evaluating international law, developing health equity metrics, and generating policy-relevant research on socially and politically determined inequities in health. He has led evaluations of the global impacts of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and is a member of the WHO Collaborating Centre on the Global Governance of Antimicrobial Resistance.
Dr. Farah Ahmad
Dr. Farah Ahmad is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Policy and Management where she is a health service researcher with a focus on primary care settings, psychosocial health, vulnerable communities and eHealth innovations. Professor Ahmad says “Fostering equitable access to healthcare through applied research, teaching and service is my philosophy”. She uses mixed-method research designs which range from randomized controlled trials to in-depth interviews, focus groups and concept mapping. She has taught courses in health informatics, eHealth, health promotion, migration and health and research methods.