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Faculty Member

Barry Pakes BSc, MD, MPH, CCFP, DTMH, FRCPC, PhD

Email Address(es)
Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Global Health @ PGME
Centre for Global Health
Clinical Public Health Division
Assistant Professor
Appointment Status
Status Only
Admin Position
Program Director

Research Interests

  • Public Health Ethics
  • Global Health Ethics
  • Pandemic Influenza
  • Vaccinology, Primary Care, Tobacco Control
  • Public Health Education
  • Postgraduate Medical Education

Education & Training History

1996 Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology – McGill University

2001 Doctor of Medicine – University of Toronto

2003 Master of Public Health – Harvard University School of Public Health

2004 Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – Cayetano Heredia/UAB/Gorgas

2004 Family Medicine Residency – Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto

2007 Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency – Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

2014 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Ethics, University of Toronto

Other Affiliations

Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, Territory of Nunavut

Staff Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital

Medical Director, Destinations Travel Medicine Clinic

Staff Physician, Huronia Ugent Care Centre

Staff Physician, Dept of Emergency Medicine/BUCC, North York General Hospital

Emergency Physician (locum), Espanola Regional Health Centre

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

  • Program Director, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency Program
  • Program Director, Global Health Education Initiative
  • Clinical Supervision, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Global Health Lead, Postgraduate Medical Education
  • [Instructor, International Health – CHL5411]

Current Research Projects

  • Ethical Analysis in Public Health Practice
  • Empirical Studies of Global Health Ethics
  • Third Hand Smoke
  • Halachic Approaches to Public Health and Global Health Ethics
  • Public Health and Primary Care Interface