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Ray Jewett

Ray Jewett is a community health geographer working with the CFSA on Learning Health Systems and AI for Northern Medicine research programs. Ray specializes in evaluating community variations in social demographics and environmental characteristics to understand health service planning and policy opportunities. Ray’s work centres health geography data governance to promote social accountability. Data governance includes initiatives such as the use of rurality measures, spatial demographic indices, indicator development, and transparent documentation when evaluating health outcomes across geographies. Ray is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto, Department of Geography and Planning and holds a BSc from McMaster University (2012) in Life Sciences and a Masters of Geographic Information Sciences from University of Calgary (2017).