Scientific Director of the Institute of Gender and Health at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Cara Tannenbaum was appointed the Scientific Director of the Institute of Gender and Health at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in 2015. She holds a number of distinguished awards including the May Cohen Gender Equity Award, presented by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada to recognize outstanding achievement in improving the gender equity environment in academic medicine in Canada, a YMCA Woman of Distinction Award, and a Knowledge Translation award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Dr. Tannenbaum obtained her medical, specialist and research degrees at McGill University. She is a Full Professor in the Faculties of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Université de Montréal, where she holds the Chair in Pharmacology, Health and Aging. Her research focuses on sex and gender differences, and patient education in the area of drug safety.