Canada Research Chair in Globalization
Health Equity, Institute of Population Health, and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
Ronald Labonte is Canada Research Chair in Globalization
Health Equity, Institute of Population Health, and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, at the University of Ottawa. A founding member of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research, current president of the board, and a past board member of provincial and national public health associations in Canada, he also chaired the Globalization Knowledge Network for the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health (2005-2008). Recent books include Critical Public Health: A Reader (co-edited with Judith Greene, Routledge. 2007); Health Promotion: From Community Empowerment to Global Justice (co-authored with Glenn Laverack, Palgrave Macmillan. 2008); Health for Some: Death, Disease and Disparity in a Globalizing Era (co-authored with Ted Schrecker and Amit Sen Gupta, Centre for Social Justice, 2005); Fatal Indifference: The G8, Africa and Global Health (co-authored with Ted Schrecker, David Sanders and Wilma Meeus, University of Cape Town Press/IDRC Books, 2004) and Dying For Trade:
How Globalization Can Be Bad for Our Health (Centre for Social Justice. 2003).