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Dr. Iris Gorfinkel: Enhancing Well-Being Through Literacy [Video]

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Dr. Iris Gorfinkel: Enhancing Well-Being Through Literacy

Relive the magic of the Spring Dinner and Auction for Literacy, presented by Lockheed Martin Canada, with an exclusive recording of Dr. Iris Gorfinkel’s captivating speech. When Dr. Gorfinkel’s not sharing the latest health research and medical breakthroughs with Canadians on CBC News, she’s busy tending to her patients at PrimeHealth Clinical Research in Toronto.

In this recording, Dr. Gorfinkel takes us on a journey through the surprising connection between literacy and health, shedding light on its profound impact on individuals, families, and communities. She delves into the fascinating realm of social media and technology, exploring their influence on the developing brain and speaks about the critical importance of mastering emotional literacy, no matter our age.

We’re thrilled to share this presentation with you and hope that you will pass it along to anyone who has a passion for literacy and lifelong learning. Together, we can inspire positive change across Nova Scotia.

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Dr. Iris Gorfinkel is the principal investigator and founder of PrimeHealth Clinical Research in Toronto. She graduated from McGill University and completed her post graduate training at the University of Toronto where she was named Intern of the Year. In the past 15 years, Dr. Gorfinkel has participated in over fifty Phase 3 clinical trials examining various aspects of primary care including vaccination, hypertension, migraine headaches and other topics relevant to family medicine.

She is actively involved in teaching undergraduate students as well as training future medical office assistants. Dr. Gorfinkel is also a regular contributor to CBC News, and you may have heard her on Mainstreet Nova Scotia with Jeff Douglas and Shift New Brunswick with Vanessa Vander Valk.

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