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ICES scientist Dr. Janet Smylie receives $1 million grant from Slaight Family Foundation


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March 7, 2017

Congratulations to ICES adjunct scientist Dr. Janet Smylie, who is the recipient of a $1 million grant from the Slaight Family Foundation to train health care personnel to overcome racial biases which can lead to health care delivery inequities. This grant is part of a $12 million donation from the Slaight Family Foundation to 15 non-profit organizations, including St. Michael’s Hospital, that help improve the lives of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Dr. Smylie is a scientist at St. Michael's Hospital, and director of the Well Living House Action Research Centre for Indigenous Infant, Child and Family Health and Well-Being, based at St. Michael’s Hospital.

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Janet Smylie

Janet Smylie

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