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Health Justice Tuesdays - Health and Human Rights Accommodation

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Nov 19, 2019 11:32 AM

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Kerri Joffe
Staff Lawyer @ARCH Disability Law Centre
Kerri Joffe is a staff lawyer at ARCH Disability Law Centre, where she advocates to protect and advance human rights for persons with disabilities. She has been involved in disability rights litigation at various tribunals and courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Joffe has made law reform and policy submissions to parliamentary committees, governments, administrative bodies and the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. She has authored law reform reports for the Law Commission of Ontario and the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Joffe completed McGill University’s joint program in law and social work (2006) and received her LL.B., B.C.L. and master's of Social Work degrees with great distinction. Before attending law school, Joffe worked with adults with mental health disabilities and children labelled with intellectual disabilities.
Dr. Laurie Green
Family Physician @St. Michael's Hospital Academic Family Health Team
Dr. Laurie Green is a family physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital with a special interest in the health care of adults and children who have different abilities and their families. She also has an interest in the intersection of patient care and social determinants of health, particularly as it relates to education and employment.