Dr. Lynn Wilson, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Vice-Dean, Partnerships, Faculty of Medicine Associate Vice Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions University of Toronto
Dr. Wilson completed her undergraduate degree at McMaster University, and her medical degree and postgraduate training at the University of Toronto.
Prior to being named Vice Dean, Partnerships, Prof. Wilson served as Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine (University of Toronto). Prof. Wilson has also led some of the collaborations with the Faculty’s key partners. As a member of the Physician Services Committee for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, she helped to lead primary care renewal in Ontario (2002-2007). Dr. Wilson is also the co-director of BRIDGES, a Ministry of Health funded project to support the design and implementation of innovative models of care that promote integration in the healthcare system (2011-present).
Practicing as a comprehensive family physician since 1986, Prof. Wilson currently practices family medicine at the Women’s College Hospital Family Health Team in Toronto. Her clinical interests include palliative care, addiction medicine, obstetrics and global health.
Sanjiv Purba, is a Corporates Industry Partner in the IT Advisory/Management Consulting Practice at KPMG Canada. Sanjiv is an award winning Executive with 25+ years of progressive IT & Business Experience. He is delivery oriented, builds high-performance teams, & has successfully delivered large complex projects while achieving operational excellence. Sanjiv can communicate to all organizational levels (e.g. Board of Directors & ‘C’ Suite).
Sanjiv has sat on several volunteer boards and supports the following:
- Chair of the Nominations Committee at the Mississauga Board of Trade
- Board of Directors for ASAP
- Advisory Board, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Fundraising for the Salvation Army
- Sponsor for SEVA
- itSMF (ITIL Society) Marketing Director on the Board of Directors
Sanjiv has written 18+ books and hundreds of articles for such publications as the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star.
Dr. Arbess is a Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is also part of the Academic Family Health Team at St. Mike’s Hospital in Toronto.
Dr. Arbess understands many aspects of OCD and works with many patients afflicted with the disorder.
Working on a new type of massage for those with OCD in conjunction with doctors at Sunnybrook.
After many years in the corporate world, Eduardo had the opportunity to explore a new career path. In the process, he discovered a passion for massage therapy and decided that this was the perfect vehicle by which he could promote emotional and physical health and wellness.
Eduardo is a graduate of the 2200-hour Massage Therapy program offered by the Sutherland-Chan School & Teaching Clinic. He has worked with a wide variety of clients, including patients with spinal cord injuries, patients who are pre- and post-surgery, athletes, seniors, and women who are pregnant.
Eduardo's focus is always client-first, and he tailors each treatment to a client’s specific concerns. this may involve incorporating Swedish massage techniques, deep tissue and myofascial release techniques, trigger point therapy, hydrotherapy, passive stretching, and/or joint mobilizations to achieve optimal results.
Eduardo strongly believes that whether your need is to relax, reduce muscle tension, or attain relief from chronic pain; a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being.