Monday, 22 February 2021, with Dr. Cathy Vakil

To view the video of her presentation and the Q&A please click here.

What is the link between the environment and Covid-19? How is Lyme Disease related to climate? How many people die each year because of air pollution? What are the long term health impacts of the climate crisis? What’s the prescription for a healthier world?

Dr. Cathy Vakil is a family physician in Kingston affiliated with the Queen’s School of Medicine and Queen’s University Department of Family Medicine. She has a longstanding interest in environmental issues especially as they pertain to health. She has taught medical trainees about environmental health and has done advocacy work for many environmental organizations. Dr. Vakil has been a board member for Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment and Physicians for Global Survival.