Dr. S. Monty Ghosh (University of Alberta, University of Calgary)

2022 Finalist: Social Innovation – Programs Promoting Autism (Neurodiversity Inclusion)


Sector: Health – Creating a Systems-Based Approach for Mitigating Drug

Poisonings in Canadian Communities

Dr. S. Monty Ghosh    

Physician; Assistant Professor, University of Alberta/University of Calgary
As a Doctor of Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, Dr.Ghosh specializes in patient advocacy and community capacity building for vulnerable populations in Alberta. Dr. S. Monty Ghosh has been recognized as a 2021 Top 40 Under 40 for changing social and health systems to reduce the inequities harming marginalized populations.

Co-founded the National Overdose Response Service (NORS) to help mitigate drug poisonings in Canadian communities.  Co-developed AHS’ Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) program.  Supports Calgary’s AHS Recovery Coach program. Helped the Alberta Government with the creation of the Digital Overdose Response Service.