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Dr. Nutt is a respected authority for many of North America’s leading media outlets. She is a regular foreign affairs panelist on the acclaimed news program, CBC TV NEWS “The National” with Peter Mansbridge. Nutt’s written work has been published by The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Maclean’s Magazine, Reuters, The Ottawa Citizen and The Huffington Post, among many others, and she has appeared in Time Magazine, Chatelaine Magazine , More Magazine and on CTV National News, Global TV News, NBC Nightly News and BBC World News Service, to name just a few.

Dr. Nutt’s critically-acclaimed debut book, entitled Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid, was released by McClelland and Stewart Ltd. (a division of Random House) in October 2011 and was a #1 national bestseller in both hardcover and paperback. Lewis Lapham declared it a “brave and necessary book”, while the Literary Review of Canada called it a “brilliant polemic.” Damned Nations is a bracing and uncompromising account of Dr. Nutt’s work in some of the most devastated regions of the world.

Dr. Nutt was named one of Canada’s 25 Transformational Canadians by The Globe and Mail, and has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Time Magazine has featured her as one of Canada’s Five Leading Activists. In July 2011, Dr. Nutt was appointed to the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian honour, for her contributions to improving the plight of young people in the world’s worst conflict zones.

Dr. Nutt is a staff physician at Women’s

College Hospital in Toronto and is an

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the

University of Toronto.

She is the Founder of

War Child Canada and U.S.A.,

is a Senior Fellow at Massey College,

University of Toronto and is on the board

of the David Suzuki Foundation.