Join us with Dr. Vipan Nikore MD, MBA, as he takes us on a personal journey in changing the landscape of healthcare service delivery and discovery through innovation and collaboration.

This networking event will also feature TED Talks by members of Obesity Canada’s Students and New Professionals (SNPs). They will showcase stories that speak to non-traditional scientific approaches and collaborations in obesity care.

Dr. Sean Wharton will bring it all together by applying innovation to clinical practice.

Brought to you by Obesity Canada GTA and Obesity Canada SNP

Location: University of Toronto, Medical Science Building – Room 3154

Date: Tuesday October 8th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Light refreshments will be provided


Dr. Vipan Nikore is the CEO of Homecare Hub, the Chief Medical Director of TD Bank globally and an internal medicine physician at The Cleveland Clinic and Trillium Health Partners, where he serves as the group’s Innovation Lead and Investigator. As Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine he has given lectures on Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and Healthcare Quality. Previously he was co-course director for MIT’s Global Health Informatics where he co-authored one of the first comprehensive Global Health Technology books.

Dr. Nikore founded the youth empowerment non-profit uFLOW (now LYFE) which he expanded to multiple cities across the US during his training. He acts as an advisor at the Health Education Project in Haiti and has worked clinically in Haiti, Peru, Ghana, Nepal, and India. He is a former IBM software developer and has led projects at the WHO in Switzerland, the Ontario Ministry of Health, UNICEF in India, Sun Microsystems, Citibank, UCLA, and the venture capital firm Lux Capital. He completed his internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic, MD at the University of Illinois-Chicago, MBA at Yale, and BSc in computer science and software engineering at the University of Western Ontario.

He is a former winner of Canada’s top 40 under 40 award.