Kaity Doiron is a final-year student at the University of Lethbridge, where she is completing her degree in public health. Her area of concentration is in policy and promotion, which she hopes to pursue through a masters program in the future.
During her practicum at Parkland Institute, she conducted research on health inequities and income inequality in Alberta, and also contributed to Parkland's 21st annual conference as an organizer and volunteer.
Kaity will be graduating with CIS recognition as an academic all-Canadian for excellence in academics and athletics in the spring of 2018.
Kaity Doiron, a student in the public health program at the University of Lethbridge who recently completed a practicum placement with Parkland Institute, summarizes the findings of her research into the Alberta public policy implications of the internationally accepted principles of public health and the Social Determinants of Health.
What Alberta Health’s recent decision to end non-insured fertility services at the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s Regional Fertility and Women’s Endocrine Clinic says about Alberta's commitment to health equity and truly universal public health care.