The Board of Health for the Grey Bruce Health Unit is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ian Arra to the position of Medical Officer of Health. The Minister of Health officially approved the appointment, effective January 25, 2019 in accordance with Clause 64(c) of the Health Protection and Promotion Act.
Arra joined the health unit in 2015 during postgraduate training and more recently worked with the health unit as a physician consultant. Dr. Arra has been the Acting Medical Officer of Health since October 26, 2018.
Along with his medical degree, Arra has also completed postgraduate training in public health and preventative medicine and has a master’s in epidemiology and biostatistics.