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Brent Moloughney
Public Health Ontario

Medical Director in the Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Department

FRCPC (community medicine) 1994; University of Ottawa
MSc (epidemiology) 1992; University of Ottawa
MD 1986; University of Toronto
BSc (microbiology) 1983; University of Toronto

Brent Moloughney is the Medical Director in the Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Department at Public Health Ontario (PHO) and an Assistant Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. At PHO, He heads an Applied Public Health Science unit of public health content experts that provide scientific and technical support and advice to public health units, government and others. Prior to joining PHO, Brent was a public health consultant for many years working on several public health workforce development issues and initiatives. These include the development of national competency sets for Medical Officers of Health, as well as Health Promoters; national guidelines for MPH programs; piloting the enumeration of the public health workforces of multiple provinces; and describing system roles for public health continuing education. In addition, Brent has a particular interest in the role of community design in supporting the public’s health.

Community designs that favour pedestrians, cyclists and public transit use support the public’s health by integrating physical activity into daily life.