PhD Student in Health Services Research IHPME, University of Toronto
Dominique Vervoort is a PhD in Health Services Research student at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, focusing on Health Technology Assessment in cardiac surgery. He completed his MD at the KU Leuven and his MPH/MBA dual degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Previously, Dominique completed the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School.
Dominique introduced the concept of global cardiac surgery to literature. He advocates for the six billion people without access to cardiac surgical care as Founding President of the Global Cardiac Surgery Initiative. An aspiring cardiac surgeon, his interests lie in aortic and congenital heart surgery and disparities in accessing cardiac care.