Dr. Thomas Piggott is the Medical Officer of Health of Labrador-Grenfell. He is additionally the executive lead for population health and rural and remote health in the region. Dr. Piggott is a public health and preventive medicine specialist, and practicing family physician who completed his Masters in Public Health Economics at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and residency training at McMaster University. He has worked at various levels of public health and has worked clinically in Canada and internationally with a focus on under-served populations.
Dr. Piggott worked as a field doctor with Médicins Sans Frotières in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2018. He is actively involved in research and teaching public health at McMaster University and Memorial University and is the author of the book Under-Served: Health Determinant of Indigenous, Inner-City, and Migrant Populations in Canada (2018).