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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) is pleased to share its Mental Health Promotion Strategy, which will be used to focus its efforts to ensure equitable opportunities for all community members to experience positive mental health and mental well-being. 


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Dr. Robert Kyle
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Past President/ ex officio

 Dr. Robert Kyle has been the Commissioner & Medical Officer of Health for the Regional Municipality of Durham since 1991. He obtained his medical degree and Master of Health Science degree from the University of Toronto. He is a certificant in the Specialty of Community Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and holds a certificate in Family Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Robert is an active member of many provincial and regional health organizations. For example, he is currently Chair of the Durham Nuclear Health Committee; past Chair of the Port Hope Community Health Centre; and Past-Chair of the Public Health Ontario Board of Directors. Robert is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Preventive Medicine, and is a former Medical Officer of Health for the Peterborough County-City Health Unit and Associate Medical Officer of Health for the Borough of East York Health Unit. He is also an Adjunct Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. 





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