Andrea Charise (BASc, MA, PhD) is Assistant Professor in the new Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society (ICHS; formerly Health Studies) at the University of Toronto Scarborough, where she is the lead developer and instructor of Canada’s first undergraduate curriculum in Health Humanities. (www.scopelab.ca)
Lawrence Hill is the author of ten books including the novels The Book of Negroes and The Illegal, and the non-fiction books Blood: the Stuff of Life, and Dear Sir, I intend to Burn your Book: An Anatomy of a Book Burning. Hill is a winner of the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, and both CBC Radio’s Canada Reads and Radio-Canada’s Combat des livres.
Amy Montour (BScN, MSc, MD, CCFP) is a member of the Oneida Nation, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, where she is a palliative care physician with the Palliative Care Shared Care Outreach Team.