GS11 Regional Steering Committee

Dr Cara Tannenbaum

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Scientific Director, Institute of Gender and Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Canada.

Dr. Cara Tannenbaum is the Scientific Director of the Institute of Gender and Health for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). She was awarded the AFMC–May Cohen Equity, Diversity and Gender Award by the Association of Medical Faculties of Canada, the Betty Haven’s Knowledge Transfer Prize in Aging by the CIHR, and the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in Health. She obtained her medical degree and training in epidemiology and biostatistics at McGill University. She holds the Michel Saucier Endowed Chair in Geriatric Pharmacology, Health and Aging at the Université de Montréal. Dr. Tannenbaum advocates internationally for the integration of sex and gender into mainstream research and practice. She works as a practising internist, women’s health specialist and geriatrician in Montréal.