Healthcare Summit – 2015

Dates :                  May 19-20, 2015

Venue :                 OMNI King Edward Hotel, Toronto  CIF Health Care Summit 2015

Co-Chairs :            Dr. V.I. “ Lucky “ Lakshmanan and Ramesh Chotai

Organizing Committee Members :

Sridhar Mosur, Satish Thakkar, Vijay Sastry, Vijay Pandya.

Topic Covered :

South Asian Issues, Rehabilitation, Distance and Rural Care, Digital Health, Wellness and Alternative HealthCare,

Innovations in HealthCare Delivery, HealthCare Research and Collaboration Initiatives, HealthCare Policy and Going Forward.

  • Akhilesh Mishra, Consul General of India, Toronto
  • Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care, Govt. of Ontario
  • Jeremy Desai, CEO & President, Apotex, Canada
  • Rajiv Modi, Chairman, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Howard Rocket, Philanthropist & Motivational Speaker on Rehabilitation
  • Asha Seth, Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Former Senator, Canada
  • Geoff Fernie, Institute Director, Research, Toronto Rehab, UHN, Canada
  • Rahul Reddy, Senior Vice President, Apollo Hospitals, India
  • Prabhat Jha, Executive Director, Centre for Global Health Research, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Michael Chan, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration & International Trade, Govt. of Ontario
  • Gautam Khanna, CEO, P. D. Hinduja Hospitals, India.
  • Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister for Status of Women, Govt. of Canada
  • Dipika Damerla, Associate Minister of Health and Long Term Care, Govt. of Ontario
  • Harvey Skinner, Founding Dean, Faculty of Health, York University, Canada
  • Mark Bayley, Medical Director, Brain & Spinal Cord Rehab, Toronto Rehab, UHN, Canada
  • Gopal Bhatnagar, Staff Cardiac Surgeon, Trillium Health Centre, Canada
  • Madhukar Pai, Canada Research Chair and Director of Global Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Preet K. Dhillon, Epidemiologist, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
  • Naheed Dosani, Palliative Care Physician, William Osler Health System, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Pramod Bhende, Director, Medical Affairs, Sankara Nethralaya, India
  • Chris Duncan, President, Pixel Health, Canada
  • S. Gurushankar, Vice Chairman, Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, India
  • Ponraj, Scientist-G, ADA, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India and Former Advisor to Dr. Kalam, former President of India
  • Susan Dahinten, Associate Professor of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Rakesh Vyas, Director, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, India
  • Bill Cheliak, Chelation Partners, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Senthil Muthuswamy , Professor of Molecular Bio-Physics and Cell & Systems Biology, University of Toronto and Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada
  • Jane DeLacy, Executive Director, Clinical Program, William Osler Health System, Canada
  • Curren Holla, Corporate Development, CSI Consulting, Toronto, Canada
  • Sonny Kohli, Co-Founder and Medical Director, Cloud Dx, Canada
  • Anil Gupta, Medical Director, Coronary Care Unit, Trillium Health Partners
  • Sabatino Nacson, Chief Technical Officer, Teknoscan, Canada
  • Budhendra Doobay, Vascular Surgeon, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Sunita Agarwal, Chairman, Dr. Agarwal Hospitals, Gene Research Foundation, India
  • Fred Kahn, Founder, Meditech, Canada
  • Janet Beed, CEO/Member-Board of Directors, Markham-Stouffville Hospital, Canada
  • Maneesh Mehta, Co-Founder, The Black Box Institute
  • Nam Perumalsamy, Chairman Emeritus, Aravind Eye care Centre, India
  • Mahendra Narwaria, Chairman, Asian Bariatrics, India
  • L. Narendranath, Vice-Chancellor, Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, India
  • David Alter, Research Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Program and Staff Cardiologist, Toronto Rehab, UHN, Canada
  • Michael Wahlster, CEO, Impact Applications, USA
  • Ghazala Javed, Scientist, Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India
  • Gavin Bogle, CEO, BlueOcean Nutrasciences, Canada
  • Srinivasa Rao Nyapati, Member, Central Council for Homeopathy, Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India
  • Gagan Bhalla, Yoga and Wellness Leader / Practitioner, Canada
  • Paul Ritvo, Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University
  • Ron Heslegrave, Chief of Research, William Osler Health System, Canada
  • Sadhna Joshi, Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, U of T, Canada
  • Stewart Aitchison, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto and Associate Scientific Director, IC-IMPACTS, Canada
  • Robin Green, Canada Research Chair (ii), Traumatic Brain Injury, and Senior Scientist, Cognitive Neurosciences, Toronto Rehab, UHN, Canada
  • Sheetal Pundir, Post Doctoral Fellow, McGill University and St. Justine Hospital, Canada
  • Ron Keren, Medical Director, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Toronto Rehab, UHN, Canada
  • Akhilesh Mishra, Consul General of India to Toronto
  • Anil Arora, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health, Govt. of Canada
  • Steve Morgan, Professor, School of Population and Health, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Arun Chockalingam, Director of Global Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Jason Field, CEO and President, Life Sciences, Ontario, Canada
  • Kavitha Subramanian, Private Equity Investment Principal, India