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Ben Brisbois
Liu Scholar; PhD Student, Medicine
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 Thesis Topic: Overcoming epistemological and practical barriers to effective public health policies: The case of pesticide exposure on small Ecuadorian banana farms

Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Jerry Spiegel, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health
Committee Members
: Alejandro Rojas, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Scholarships and Awards:
Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Award

Internship Positions:
Environmental Health Technical Consultant, Youth Challenge International, Toronto, Ontario

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Research and Related Work Experience:
Ben's Masters research focused on the climate change and infectious disease, with related epistemological and policy-related considerations. Ben has worked for the federal government at Health Canada and Environment Canada, and on a development project in Guyana with the NGO Youth Challenge International.

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