Joel Lexchin, MD

Joel graduated from the University of Toronto in 1977 with a MD and has worked as an emergency physician since 1982. From 2001 to 2016 he taught health policy at York University in Toronto. Joel has been writing and speaking about pharmaceutical policy issues for over 30 years and has consulted for the governments of the province of Ontario, Canada and New Zealand. He has been active in the Health Action International network since 1986 and brings to the Foundation Board his historical memory of the organization. Joel joined the Board in 2016.