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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research and Education

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Zoom Meeting (Link will be sent 30-minutes in advance of the meeting)



Dr. Imogen R. Coe is a professor of Chemistry and Biology and founding dean (2012-2018) of the Faculty of Science at Toronto Metropolitan University. She is also an affiliate scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, where her research group studies drug transporters. In addition to being an academic scientist, Dr. Coe is one of Canada's leading advocates for organizational change towards inclusive excellence in research, particularly in science and medicine. She runs a consulting company providing advice and training on inclusive excellence and has advised federal and national funding agencies on how to integrate equity, diversity and inclusion principles into diverse research cultures and is the inaugural NSERC Scholar-in-Residence. She has published widely on inclusive leadership, misogyny in science and the need for intentional policy around EDI-infused organizational culture. She is much in demand as a speaker and panelist, and has received numerous awards for her advocacy work, most recently, the 2022 Canadian Science Policy Centre Trailblazer (Policy for Science) Award. 

Dr. Arno Kumagai is a professor at the University of Toronto and Vice-Chair, Education, in the Department of Medicine. He also holds the F.M. Hill Chair in Humanism Education from Women’s College Hospital and the University of Toronto. Dr. Kumagai received his BA in comparative literature from U.C. Berkeley and his MD from UCLA School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine and an endocrine fellowship and postdoc at UCLA. In 2016, Dr. Kumagai joined the University of Toronto from the University of Michigan Medical School where he was on faculty since 1996. An endocrinologist with expertise in the intensive management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Dr. Kumagai is an internationally recognized educational scholar. After a career in bench research, Dr. Kumagai shifted his research interests from looking into the molecular mechanisms of diabetic complications to medical education. Dr. Kumagai has an international reputation in medical education scholarship with a focus on health humanities, humanism, and teaching for social justice in medicine.

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