CAPE Board Chair
Dr. John Howard is a Professor Emeritus of Paediatrics and Medicine in the Schulich Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the Western University. Dr. Howard is a highly recognised teacher, having received over 25 teaching awards in his career – including a UWO Pleva Award recognizing outstanding UWO teachers, and an OCUFA Award recognising outstanding Ontario professors.
As a professor and as an assistant dean in the Faculty, Dr. Howard was heavily involved in environmental issues within the Faculty of Medicine. He was the leader and a founder of the Ecosystem Health Program in the Schulich Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at UWO – a team responsible for introducing Ecosystem Health into the undergraduate medical curriculum.
Dr. Howard is a recognized speaker on health policy, medical education and institutional change – in particular, as these topics relate to the environment.