Member of the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee: Dr. Suzanne Jackson
Dr. Suzanne Jackson
Dr. Jackson is an Associate Professor Emerita in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She was the Director of the Centre for Health Promotion at the University of Toronto from 2001 to 2009 which was a WHO Collaborating Centre in Health Promotion and she taught courses in health promotion and global health. She has been Editor in Chief for the international journal – Global Health Promotion since 2010. She specializes in participatory planning, research and evaluation and is part of international, national and local projects. Her extensive community experience and contacts have provided applied research opportunities, particularly in youth engagement, mental health promotion, early parenting, and circumpolar Indigenous health promotion. She has eleven years accumulated experience working in the public sector for the Ontario Ministry of Health (provincial level) and the Toronto Department of Public Health (local level) and about 20 years of experience in conducting research as a partnership between academic and community-based organizations. She has been President of the Ontario Public Health Association, and is currently Chair of the Canadian Public Health Association. She has been invited to speak on health promotion topics in various parts of Canada, USA, Bangkok, Taiwan, Jakarta, Australia, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Singapore, Germany and Brazil.
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