Building bridges: community work, clinical services and research with people experiencing homelessness

March 30, 2023

March 30, 2023 | 12 -1 pm EDT | Online

The first episode of our Speaker Series features an insightful conversation between a community advisor and a family physician, delving into stories and realities of engaging with people experiencing homelessness.

Alexander Zsager is a researcher, consultant and advisor for over 20 years with organizations such as the Mental Health Commission of Canada, St. Michael’s Hospital, Dixon Hall, Toronto Metropolitan University, Ontario Health Team, Homeless Connect Toronto and many others. “As a person with lived experience, I am also passionate about the issue of housing and homelessness… Collaborating with the Upstream Lab has given me valuable learning opportunity in research.” — Alexander

Dr. Mathieu Isabel is a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Pinto at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. He is also a practicing family physician and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Université de Montréal Department of Family and Emergency Medicine. He is part of a community clinic delivering care to people experiencing homelessness.

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