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University of Toronto
84 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Company Description: Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest and most influential university with almost 12,000 faculty and staff working at three campuses...   more

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People, 8 April 2014 [cached]
Gary Bloch
Dr. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Hospital. He is Chair of the Ontario College of Family Physicians' Committee on Poverty and Health. He played central roles in founding Inner City Health Associates (a group of physicians working with the homeless) and the advocacy group Health Providers Against Poverty. He is engaged in the development of clinical tools and the education of medical students, residents, and practicing family physicians on interventions into poverty. He works toward a reduction in the impact of poverty, homelessness and other social determinants of health, through engagement with his community of practice, health providers, medical organizations, the media, and policy makers. While he has engaged with issues of international health, his current geographic focus is on Toronto, Ontario, and Canada.
Health Providers Against Poverty (HPAP) | ending poverty, improving health, 13 Jan 2014 [cached]
Dr. Gary Bloch, Health Providers Against Poverty; Physician, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto
- Dr. Gary Bloch
Research shows that medical care accounts for only 25% of health outcomes, while the social determinants of health, including income, education, housing, food security, and immigration status, account for around 50%. This is why Toronto physicians, Dr. Gary Bloch and Dr. Julia Morinis, have started treating poverty as a disease.
Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, chair of the Ontario College of Family Physicians' Committee on Poverty and Health, and founder of Health Providers Against Poverty.
In a Globe and Mail op-ed, Dr. Gary Bloch argued that prescribing the filing of tax returns, as a potential source of income, was the most useful thing he could do for his patients.
Gary Bloch is a family ..., 25 Mar 2014 [cached]
Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, a founding member of Health Providers Against Poverty, and an expert advisor with
Hill Times: Social assistance reform can lead to better health for all - PHIRN: Population Health Improvement Research Network, 30 Jan 2013 [cached]
Gary Bloch is an expert adviser with and a family physician with St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
Indeed, as the Stars Laurie Monsebraaten ..., 15 Jan 2014 [cached]
Indeed, as the Stars Laurie Monsebraaten reported, Dr. Gary Bloch, a family doctor at St. Michaels Hospital and a member of Health Providers Against Poverty, called poverty-level wages both a tragedy and a public health travesty. Hes right.
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