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Kim Perrotta

Executive Director

Kim Perrotta has a master’s degree in health science and 34 years of experience working on environmental issues from a health perspective.  She has prepared over 25 reports for organizations such as Toronto Public Health and the Ontario Public Health Association.  From 2000 to 2005, she organized the public health sector around the phase-out of coal plants in Ontario.  This including the preparation of the report, Beyond Coal: Power, Public Health and the Environment which was released at a press event with Medical Officers of Health from 3 public health units.  From 2006 to 2010, she worked to fold health issues such as air quality, physical activity, and food security, into the land use planning process in Halton Region.  In 2010, she produced the 200-page report, Public Health and Land Use Planning: How 10 Public Health Units are Working to Create Healthy and Sustainable Environments.  From 2012 to 2014, she co-managed the Healthy Canada by Design CLASP initiative which brought public health, planning and transportation professionals together to gain policies that support active transportation in cities across the country.  She has been working as the Executive Director for CAPE (the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment) since 2015. 

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