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The Hamilton Review

Feb 13, 2024

This week on The Hamilton Review Podcast, we are honored to welcome Dr. Arjumand Siddiqi to the show. In this in depth conversation Dr. Siddiqi and Dr. Bob discuss an article in the Wall Street Journal that Dr. Siddiqi contributed to entitled: "Jump in Infant Mortality Rate Reverses Long Decline."  Why is the infant mortality rate going up in the United States?

Don't miss this critical discussion.

Arjumand Siddiqi is Professor, Division Head of Epidemiology, and Canada Research Chair in Population Health Equity at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. She also holds appointments in Sociology, Public Policy, and Women and Gender Studies at University of Toronto, and 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 speaks to and works with stakeholder institutions, including federal, provincial, and local governments, and international agencies. 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.

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