Monday, June 3, 2024 10:30to14:30

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We are excited to welcome you to the 2024 CAnD3 Keynote Address! This hybrid event is the culmination of the 2023-2024 Training Program. CAnD3 is thrilled to have two amazing speakers, Dr. Siddiqi and Dr. Carabali, joining us for what will be a great Keynote Address. We are also excited to host for the first time the Dragon's Den finals in person where the finalists from the 2023/2024 cohort will compete for the grand prize! The Fellows will also give us a glimpse on their work done in data-driven decision making alongside our incredible partners. This will be a moment to celebrate the past four cohorts of CAnD3 Fellows from 2020 to 2024 and welcome the incoming cohort for 2024/2025.

We hope that you will join us, whether in-person or virtually, for this exciting celebration of our program's successful delivery. To learn more about the CAnD3 program and our impact, read our recently released annual report.


10:30 - 11:00 | Registration with coffee

11:00 - 12:15 | Keynote Lecture by Dr. Arjumand Siddiqi and Dr. Mabel Carabali

Dr. Siddiqi will delve into the evolution of investigating structural determinants of health, exploring how data availability, analytic strategies, and causal inference approaches have shaped this trajectory. Her presentation will offer an overview of these influential factors and raise critical questions for the future of this research domain. Following that, Dr. Carabali will focus on contemporary challenges in assessing inequalities, with a special emphasis on methods for evaluating racial disparities, highlighting both the hurdles and opportunities that lie ahead in this important field.

More about Dr. Arjumand Siddiqi and Dr. Mabel Carabali

Circular image of featured speaker Arjumand SiddiqiDr. Arjumand Siddiqi

Professor, Population Health Equity, University of Toronto

Senior Scientist and Edwin S.H. Leong Chair of Child Policy Research, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

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Dr. Arjumand Siddiqi is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Population Health Equity at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, and Senior Scientist and Edwin S.H. Leong Chair of Child Policy Research at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. At University of Toronto, she is also appointed in Sociology, Public Policy, and Women and Gender Studies, and is a Senior Fellow of Massey College. She holds Adjunct Professorships at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Dr. Siddiqi’s research focuses on understanding the nature and causes of health inequities, with particular emphasis on how they are influenced by social policies and other societal conditions. Dr. Siddiqi frequently works with organizations, including governments and international agencies, on issues of social determinants of health, health inequalities, and related matters. She was a member of the World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health. She is the recipient of the 2022 Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Population and Public Health Mid-Career Trailblazer Award.  She received her doctorate in Social Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Mabel Carabali

Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Occupational Health, McGill University

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Dr. Mabel Carabali obtained her medical degree from the Universidad Libre in Colombia, a PhD in epidemiology from McGill University and did her postdoctoral training at the Social Epidemiology Lab at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Carabali held a position as Assistant Professor at Université de Montréal and has more than 14 years of experience in international epidemiological and biomedical research of infectious diseases and social epidemiology. Dr. Carabali is a social and infectious diseases epidemiologist and her current research focuses on assessing the effect of underreporting and misclassification of the outcome and socioeconomic exposures in infectious diseases; and the expansion of statistical methods for the study and understanding of intersectionality. Other projects include fever surveillance studies for emergent pathogens in Latin America, the analysis of social determinants and socioeconomic disparities for different outcomes in urban settings of the Pan-American region, and racial inequalities and spatiotemporal distribution of police fatal encounters in the US. Dr. Carabali is also an Associate Editor at PLosNeglected Tropical Diseases (PLos NTD).


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