Dr. Isra Levy, Director
Isra Levy is a Public Health physician. He has partnered on many research projects, published in numerous national and international journals, and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Isra has participated on many community Governance Boards and is currently Vice Chair of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group in Ottawa.
Isra joined Canadian Blood Services in 2018 and leads the Medical Affairs and Innovation division. Prior to joining Canadian Blood Services, Isra was Medical Officer of Health for Ottawa Public Health. During his tenure with Ottawa Public Health, he guided innovative and important public health initiatives in Tobacco and Alcohol control, harm reduction and immunization, and was awarded Physician of the Year by the Academy of Medicine Ottawa. Isra has also worked in leadership roles at the Canadian Medical Association, and as a scientist and policy analyst with Health Canada.