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Husein Moloo

Interim Director, Planetary Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa


Dr. Husein Moloo completed General Surgery Residency at Western University followed by a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and a Masters in Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa.  He then completed a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the University of Minnesota and recently graduated with a Masters in Public Health from Harvard.

He has an interest in Planetary Health and Quality Improvement, the organizational architecture to support it, and the various ways functioning infrastructure can be leveraged to improve not only issues such as surgical site infection/readmission but also decreasing opioid use, and reducing our carbon footprint. He has been fortunate to become a member of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation, Technology Assessment for Health Equity. Currently, he is the inaugural Director (interim) of Planetary Health for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.