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Kassandra Loewen Wins the Canadian Political Science Association's 2018 Poster Prize

Presentation Assesses the independence and autonomy of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health

Jun 14, 2018

We would like to extend our congratulations to Kassandra Loewen, MA'17, on winning the prize for best poster presentation at the 2018 CPSA conference held in Regina in May. The presentation, "Officer or Servant", explored the role of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health. Ms Loewen completed the presentation as part of the Ontario Legislature Internship that she has held since September. The jury report on her poster underlined how it focussed on an office that is rarely examined by researchers, and did so in showing awareness of the dynamics and tensions around the office, and underlined that "Ms. Loewen's vivid presentation also demonstrated that she is an accomplished public speaker."