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Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa, one of Time's "2021 Next Generational Leaders," will speak at Ontario Shores' Annual Celebration.

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Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa, one of Time magazine's "2021 Next Generational Leaders", spoken word poet, advocate for racialized and marginalized populations, and accomplished physician, will deliver the Keynote Address at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences’ (Ontario Shores) annual celebration.  The organization will also unveil its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan and hold its Annual General Meeting.

What:
Ontario Shores’ 16th Annual General Meeting

When:
Wednesday, June 8 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

Where:
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
700 Gordon Street
Whitby, ON L1N 5S9
Lakeview Cafeteria, Building 5, Level 1 (Main Entrance)

About Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences:
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a leader in mental health care, providing a range of specialized assessment and treatment services for people living with complex mental illness. Patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care, built on compassion, inspiration and hope. Ontario Shores engages in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system.

 

About Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa

Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa is one of Time magazine's "2021 Next Generational Leaders" She graduated from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine as valedictorian, the first Black woman to do so. She speaks about addressing inequities and advancing wellness and mental health, diversity and inclusion, and women empowerment. Oriuwa is a U of T psychiatry resident who wants to specialize in neuro-psychiatry and neuro-inflammatory diseases. As the only Black medical student in her cohort and a first-generation Nigerian-Canadian, Oriuwa advocates for improving Black health and confronting institutional discrimination. She has given keynotes, seminars, lectures, and panelist contributions on advancing equity in medicine, women's empowerment, mental health and wellness, global health, and her journey as an underrepresented minority in medicine.

Attendees will be required to follow all pandemic-related health and safety measures in place at Ontario Shores at the time of the event.

For more information, please contact:
Julie VanHartingsveldt, External Relations Specialist
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Bus: 905-430-4055 ext. 6574Cell: 289-387-1813
@email

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