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Faculty Member

Garry Aslanyan DMD, MPH, FRCD(C)

Email Address(es)
Twitter, LinkedIn, Executive Course on Global Health Diplomacy, Global Health Matters Podcast
Centre for Global Health
Clinical Public Health Division
Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation
Adjunct Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member

Research Interests

  • Global Health and global health research
  • Global Health Diplomacy
  • Research capacity building
  • Comparative health policy and systems
  • Public health policy and systems thinking in public health

Professional Summary & Appointments

Dr. Aslanyan is currently the Manager of Partnerships and Governance at the World Health Organization (WHO) Special Programme on Research and Training on Tropical Diseases in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to joining the WHO, Dr. Aslanyan was federal public servant working with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in Ottawa, including following various appointments:

  • Adjunct Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, uOttawa
  • Member, Guidelines Review Committee, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Members, College of Reviewers, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Editorial Advisor, Bulletin of the WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Editor-in-Chief, UN Special Magazine, WHO-UN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Member, Good Financial Practice Certification, African Academy of Sciences, Kenya
  • Founding Member, IPRC, Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA), South Africa
  • Member, Capacity Building Sub-Committee, CUGH, USA
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
  • Chair, Policy and Advocacy Committee, Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry (CAPHD)
  • Member, Canadian Coalition for Public Health in 21st Century (CCPH21)
  • Member, Oral Health Working Group, World Federation of Public Health Associations
  • Chair, Board of Directors, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
  • Specialty license in dental public health, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO)
  • Councilor, Chief Examiner for Dental Public Health, Associate Examiner-in-Chief, Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC)
  • Past President, Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA)

Representative Publications

Course Affiliations – Executive Course on Global Health Diplomacy

Host, Global Health Matters Podcast