Ananya Banerjee

Assistant Professor and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Lead
McGill University
Dr. Ananya Tina Banerjee is Assistant Professor and the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism at the School of Population & Global Health, McGill University. Her interdisciplinary epidemiologic and qualitative research embeds a strong emphasis on community-based participatory pedagogy and research, which is grounded in collaboration and partnership with racialized communities funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Social Science & Humanities Research Council and Public Health Agency of Canada. She developed and offered the first course on race and health in a school of public health in Canada. She is well known for her anti-racism and anti-oppression practice in the learning environment and providing critical mentorship for racialized students in public health programs. She won the 2022 McGill Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine Teaching Innovation Award recognizing her unique pedagogy for inclusive public health education and serves on The Lancet’s International Advisory Board for Racial Inequalities.
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