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Why working at PHO is important to me:

"It is a privilege to be part of and support public health practice in Ontario. In environmental public health, there are unique opportunities and challenges that I am excited to address as part of an organization that bridges science, practice and policy."

JinHee Kim, Public health physician, Environmental and Occupational Health
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    Appointments

    Academic degrees and accreditations

    • Doctor of medicine, University of British Columbia
    • Master of public health (Epidemiology), University of Toronto
    • Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Public Health and Preventive Medicine
    • Member, College of Family Physicians of Canada

    Areas of expertise

    • Surveillance of environmental hazards and exposures
    • Food safety and risk
    • Primary care medicine
    • Land use planning policy
    • Environmental burden of disease

    PHO research interests

    • Tracking of environmental hazards, exposures, and health outcomes to enhance information for public health action.
    • Environmental burden of illness as a means to assess the relative impact of different environmental health issues on the health of the population.
    • Approaches to human health risk assessment for environmental hazards.

    Current PHO research activities

    • Public health response to lead exposures.
    • Health impact assessments in environmental health.

    Top publications

    1. Peterson E, Aker A, Kim J, Li Y, Brand K, Copes R. Lung cancer risk from radon in Ontario, Canada: how many lung cancers can we prevent? Cancer Causes Control. 2013;24(11):2013-20.

    2. Buxton JA, Kim JH. Hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccination responses in persons with chronic hepatitis C infections: a review of the evidence and current recommendations. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2008;19(2):197-20.

     

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