SFU Chair appointed to new role in substance use research

Nearly one year after British Columbia declared a public health emergency because of a surge in overdose deaths, a new academic position has been created to help find solutions. 

Simon Fraser University, the St. Paul's Foundation, the B.C. Centre on Substance Use and B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS have announced Kanna Hayashi, will chair a new position in substance use research. 

SFU calls Hayashi, already a professor at the university, an internationally-recognized substance-use epidemiologist.

 

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