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Vladimir Putin

David Naylor, President, University of Toronto

Zombie versus Zombies: Tackling Two Dangerous Myths in Higher Education and Advanced Research

David Naylor has been President of the University of Toronto since 2005. He earned his MD at Toronto in 1978, followed by a D Phil at Oxford where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Naylor completed clinical specialty training and joined the Department of Medicine of the University of Toronto in 1988. He was founding Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences,1991 to 1998, before becoming Dean of Medicine and Vice Provost for Relations with Health Care Institutions of the University of Toronto, 1999 to 2005. Naylor has co authored approximately 300 scholarly publications, spanning social history, public policy, epidemiology and biostatistics, and health economics, as well as clinical and health services research in most fields of medicine. Among other honours, Naylor is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Foreign Associate Fellow of the US Institute of Medicine, and an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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