Dr David Naylor

From 2005 to 2013, Dr Naylor was President of the University of Toronto, where he was previously Dean of Medicine and Vice Provost for Relations with Health Care Institutions. He received his MD from the University of Toronto and DPhil in the Faculty of Social and Administrative Studies at Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the co-author of approximately 300 scholarly publications. He has been a high-level policy advisor to governments in Canada and abroad for 25 years, and is the recipient of various national and international awards for excellence in research and leadership. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006. He is the recipient of the 2018 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research. ​​​He joined the AKU Board in 2013.