Dr. Monika Dutt has been the Chair of Canadian Doctors for Medicare since June 2013.
She is currently a Medical Officer of Health in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and practices family medicine in Wagmatcook First Nation. She is an adjunct professor at Cape Breton University and holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University. Monika is also completing her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.
Monika has worked as a public health and family physician in Northern Canada and inner-city Toronto, as well as in India. She is on the Board of the YMCA of Cape Breton and Springtide Collective. Her interest in policy areas include health care, income inequality, poverty, and climate change.