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Toronto, ON: Engineering the Future of Health Care

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Toronto, ON: Engineering the Future of Health Care

Join fellow U of T alumni and friends for a discussion that focuses on engineering leadership in Toronto's newest hospital integration.

  • Light Refreshments & Discussion
  • Q & A to follow

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U of T alumni and friends are invited to a discussion on

Engineering the Future of Health Care 


Professor Timothy Chan
Director, Centre for Health Care Engineering,
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering,
University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Novel Optimization and Analytics in Health 

Dr. Robert Howard (BASc 1972; Post-Graduate Medical Training 1982)
President and CEO, St. Michael's Hospital 

Mr. Tom Woods (BASc 1975)
Chair of the Board of Directors of the new health network and Former Vice-Chairman, CIBC

Three major Toronto hospitals - St. Michael's Hospital, St. Joseph's Health Centre and Providence Health Care - are joining together to build a better future. 

Join Professor Timothy Chan as he hosts a discussion with two of U of T's most prominent industrial engineering alumni, Dr. Robert Howard and Mr. Tom Woods, to find out how they are leading the transformation of health care in our city. 

Visit to find out more about the tri-hospital integration.

This discussion is part of an ongoing series of compelling lectures for alumni in partnership with the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, hosted at venues across the GTA. U of T in Your Neighbourhood brings the university right into your community. Stay informed, inspired, and connected, because together we are boundless.



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