Deb Keen is the Director of Prevention and Research at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), Toronto, Canada. In her role she is responsible for large scale projects focused on the development of evidence informed prevention programs and policies in provinces and territories including engagement of First Nations, Inuit and Métis populations. In addition, Deb is working to further develop the cancer research system in Canada.
Before coming to CPAC, Deb was Director of Prevention at Cancer Care Ontario, the cancer agency for the province of Ontario and also worked in chronic disease prevention in local public health. Deb is on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Public Health Association which is focused on the development of a strong public health work force for Ontario.
Deb has worked in program and policy development at municipal, provincial and national levels with significant experience in tobacco control including municipal bylaw development. Through her tobacco control work she has been the recipient of a number of international and national communications awards including the International Business Association Gold Quill Award, International Association of Business Communicators Ovation Award, Crystal Award for Radio Marketing Bureau and the Hygeia Award for Health Care Public Relations Association. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Masters in Public Administration from the Western University, London Ontario.
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