Monday, January 23, 2012

Gail Beck

Child and adolescent psychiatrist

Is the Director of Youth Inpatient Psychiatry at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre and serves as an OMA board member.

Has been working in children’s mental health throughout her 27 year career; recognized for her work on behalf of youth, including championing the HPV public immunization program and securing $300 million in funding to support it nation-wide.

Serves on the boards of the Canadian Medical Association, the Ontario Medical Association, and the Foundation of the National Museum of Science and Technology; is also a past president of the Ottawa Chapter of Bereaved Family of Ontario.

Was named to the Order of Ontario in 2011.

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