Dominique Charron

Photo of Dominique Charron,Director, Agriculture and Environment

Valberg Imaging / Lindsey Gibeau

Director, Agriculture and Environment

Ottawa, ON, Canada

As Director of IDRC’s Agriculture and Environment program, Dominique Charron oversees research that seeks to increase agricultural productivity as well as food and water security while ensuring environmental sustainability. She joined IDRC in 2006 as Program Leader of the Ecosystems and Human Health program. Previously, Charron managed research programs at the Public Health Agency of Canada. She has also taught epidemiology and ecosystem health at several Canadian universities and is the editor of Ecohealth Research in Practice, co-published by Springer and IDRC. Dominique Charron holds a PhD in epidemiology and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Guelph.