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Back to the Future: 130 years of Public Health in the Kawarthas

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Peterborough Public Health

185 King Street

Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8

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A Conference of the Peterborough Historical Society and Peterborough Public Health
Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King Street, Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8

PROGRAM
8:30-9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION

9:00 a.m. Land Acknowledgement (MOH)
Welcome to Treaty 20 (Board Chair – Kathryn Wilson, Hiawatha First Nation
Opening remarks

9:15-11:30 a.m. Presentations: Moderator Professor Kristi Buccieri, Trent University

9:20-10:00 a.m. “Building Public Health in Peterborough 1850-1920.” Dale Standen (Professor Emeritus Trent University)

10:00-10:40 a.m. “Indigenous Healing and Medicine: the Case of Diabetes.” Edna Manitowabi (Elder Odawa/Ojibway from Wikwemikong; Head Woman, Eastern Doorway of the Three Fires Midewewin Lodge; Professor Emeritus, Indigenous Studies, Trent University)

BREAK

11:00-11:40 a.m. “The Role of Vaccines in the Eradication of Polio.” Dr. Garry Humphreys (Past Medical Officer of Health Peterborough City and County)

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-1:40 p.m. Keynote Speaker; “Inventing a Public for Ontario’s Public Health, 1882-85.” Professor Kenton Kroker (Department of Science and Technology Studies, York University) Introduction by Professor Kevin Siena, Trent University.

1:40-4:00 p.m. Presentations: Moderator TBA

1:50-2:30 p.m."Great Lakes Governance, Environmental Protection and Public Health.” Professor Jamie Benidickson (Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa).

BREAK

2:40-3:20 p.m.“The Contribution of Nursing to Public Health.” Dr. Kirsten Woodend (Dean, Trent/Fleming School of Nursing)

3:20-4:00 p.m. “The Role of Women in Health Protection: Pasteurization of Milk and the Women’s Institute.” Dr. Rosana Salvaterra (Medical Officer of Health) in conversation with Beryl Harris (Selwyn Women’s Institute)

4:00-4:45 p..m Closing Address: “The Future of Local Public Health.” Dr. Peter Donnelly (Public Health Ontario).

5:00-6:00 p.m. Closing Ceremonies and Reception (Atrium)

Notes:

  • Please advise the organizer of any special accommodations you may require in advance of the meeting.
  • Many people are very sensitive to scented products. Thank you for keeping the building scent free.
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