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Phil Blagden

Science Advisor, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada


Phil Blagden has more than thirty years experience in air quality science and is presently the senior science advisor for Health Canada’s air quality program. His responsibilities include contributing to the development of research priorities and supporting the operation of the program’s research governance process. Recently, he was a co-author of a chapter on air quality in the report Health of Canadians in a Changing Climate. Phil has a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Carleton University (1978) and a M.Sc. in Toxicology from Memorial University (1994). He has taught the courses, “Environmental Health” and “Emerging Issues in Health Science” for Carleton’s Health Science Department.