Debapriya Chakraborty is the Research Coordinator with the Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR). She is currently reviewing the labour market outcomes of risk factors of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and helping organise the first Africa Mortality Symposium.
Prior to joining CGHR, Debapriya worked as a community health worker where she designed and delivered programming focused on food security of seniors living in community housing, prevention of COVID-19 in high risk populations in Toronto, and public health advocacy which aimed to destigmatise mental illness and accessing services geared towards improving mental health.
Debapriya is an ardent volunteer – currently an Award Leader for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Programme and previously, a Leading to Reading mentor for twelve years at the Toronto Public Library.
She has a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Sydney and completed her Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environment and Health from the University of Toronto.