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Dr. Jia Hu

CEO of 19 To Zero

Dr. Jia Hu

CEO of 19 To Zero

Biography

Dr. Jia Hu is a public health and preventive medicine specialist physician and the CEO of 19 To Zero, a not-for-profit aimed at improving health behaviour change around issues like vaccines, cancer screening, and chronic disease management. He was involved in all aspects of the COVID-19 response including the scale-up of testing, vaccinations, communications, and policy development. He is also a physician with Cleveland Clinic Canada and the Corporate Medical Director for the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. He advises a number of large companies and multiple levels of governments on health-related issues. Previously, he was a management consultant with McKinsey and Co and worked on pharmaceutical policy for the Chinese State Council.