CAPE Board Member
Dr. Cathy Vakil is a family doctor working at the Queen’s Family Medicine Centre in Kingston, Ontario. She teaches Queen’s University medical students and Family Medicine residents. Dr. Vakil has been on the Board of Directors of CAPE for many years. She has served on the Environmental Health Committee of the Ontario College of Family Physicians, the Board of Directors of Physicians for Global Survival and the Premier’s Climate Change Advisory Panel, and has also been a candidate for the Green Party in the 1999 provincial election. She speaks at medical conferences and also publicly on many environmental issues including pesticides, air pollution, climate change, nuclear energy and green healthcare. She is a committed advocate for environmental issues, particularly as they pertain to health.