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Scheduled Events

Scheduled Events

Scheduled Speaking Events

June 14, 2014
Speaking and Signing Event
Annual luncheon of the 1974 Alumni Quo Vadis School of Nursing
Event will be held @ The Old Spaghetti Factory
54 The Esplanade
Toronto, Ontario
M5E 1A6.
Contact; Bruce Weber bruceaweber@hotmail.com for more information.
Books will be available for purchase.
June 2, 2014
Speaking & Signing Event
Sudbury Chapter of the Federation of University Women
Monday, June 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Bryston's on the Park in Copper Cliff
5 Creighton Road
Contact;Susan Stuart sas.onwatin@gamil.com
Books will be available for purchase.

March 7, 2014
Book Signing
McNally Robinsons 
Friday March 7, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

March 7, 2014
G4G Saskatoon 9th Annual Fundraising Dinner
Dr. Roedde is the keynote speaker
Western Development Museum.
Click the link below for details on the event.

Thursday, December 5, 2013
A Voice that Cares: Dr. Gretchen Roedde speaks at Ethiopiaid gala

Building on her work in A Doctor’s Quest (Dundurn Press 2012), noted doctor and author Gretchen Roedde continues to raise awareness of issues in global maternal health care: she will address attendees of Ottawa’s second annual Ethiopiaid fundraiser on Thursday, December 5. All proceeds of the gala–which also features dinner by Blue Nile Ethiopian Cuisine, a silent auction, and music by Jon Hynes and Craig Mainprize–will support Ethiopiaid‘s mother-and-child health care programs in Ethiopia.


September 6, 7, 8, 2013
Four Winds Presbyterial UCW
Dr. Gretchen Roedde will be speaking on two separate occasions during the weekend and doing one book signing event.
Speaking engagements
Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ approx. 9:45am. to approx. 10:30am.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 @ approx. 9:45am. to approx. 10:45am.
Book Signing Event
Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ 4:15pm to 5:30pm

Thursday May 9, 2013
AMREF Fundaraiser, Polson Pier
6:30 to 11:00 p.m.
Polson Pier, 11 Polson St, Toronto.

Dr. Gretchen Roedde), is the guest speaker at MAMATOTO, the African Medical & Research Foundation‘s annual fundraising gala supporting maternal health initiatives in Africa

 Friday, March 22, 2013

Cross-Disciplinary Action to Address the Challenges of Global Maternal Health
Carlton University - Ottawa
Residence Commons, 2nd Floor Boardroom
A Public Lecture & Book Signing
For more information contact : hstp@carleton.ca
To register for the lecture go to: http://events.carleton.ca
March 8-10, 2013
St. Andrew's United Church, North Bay
10:00am - 11:30am
399 Cassells Street
Organiser: Keri Trahan
Violence Against Women
Books for sale by; Gullivers Books
Followed by 'Meet me on the Bridge', a tradition started in 1993.  Woman from Rwanda and Congo met on a bridge connecting both countries showing woman can build bridges of peace and hope.  Now, on International Woman's Day hundred's of communities around the world follow the same tradition.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Northern Ontario School of Medicine Students
Dr. Gretchen Roedde appears at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Radio Interview
Canoe Radio - Muskoka
Dr. Gretchen Roedde discusses violence against women in an exclusive radio interview.
Canoe FM. The conversation can be streamed live from the Canoe website.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Speaking & Signing Event
Home of Dr. Richard & Biz Denton
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Perfect Books
 258A Elgin Street, Ottawa ON
 Interactive discussion and book signing with Charlie Angus MP & 
Mariah Griffin 
For more information contact the store at (613) 231-6468 or 
(613) 231-6468
 Dr. Gretchen Roedde tells the stories of the hopes of village 
women in the developing world struggling to give birth safely. 
A Doctor’s Quest analyzes the slow progress in global maternal 
health;contrasting the affluence of the few with the precarious 
plight of the world’s poorest.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Rotary Club Haileybury - Zante's Bar and Grill New Liskeard
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Dove Self Esteem Workshop for teenage girl's - Elk Lake Legion
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Aids Committee of North Bay and Area
“Paint the Town Red” Gala
Canadore College’s Student Centre
Dr. Gretchen Roedde will be the guest speaker at this event and will also be available to sign copies of A Doctor’s Quest. 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 12:00pm 
Haileybury Public Library
Dr. Gretchen Roedde will be speaking about her book. Bring your 
lunch, refreshments will be served.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Rail’s End Gallery, Haliburton, Ontario

Late afternoon workshop



Thursday, October 25, 2012

Rotary Club, Ancaster, Ontario

7:30 am – 9:00 am

Discussion of Mother and Child Health and present and future roles of Rotary.  Books will be available for purchase.



Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Malatest Inc., Ottawa, Ontario

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Discussions of maternal and child health with researchers and public analysts.



Tuesday, October 23, 2012

CIDA/ACDI, Ottawa, Ontario

12:00 (noon) – 2:00 pm

Meeting with CIDA colleagues to discuss maternal and child health. Books will be available for purchase. 



Sunday, October 21, 2012 – Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Canadian Society for International Health Conference, Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Roedde will participate in the conference.



Saturday, October 20, 2012

Hamilton Convention Centre

6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Dinner Meeting – MD Class of 1977 McMaster – Books will be available for purchase.


Saturday, October 20, 2012

Emsdale, Ontario

A morning workshop

Palliative Care volunteers from 3 districts will gather to discuss comparisons between palliative care in the Third World and our own.


Monday, November 19, 2012

Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Ontario

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Round table presentation and discussion of “A Doctor’s Quest” with students.  University of Toronto book store will be selling copies of A Doctor’s Quest.


Sunday, November 18, 2012

Women’s Club Toronto

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Toronto Island – Rectory Cafe


Saturday, October 13, 2012

South Branch of the Sudbury Library

10:30 am – 12:00 (noon)

Book Reading and Signing


Saturday, October 13, 2012

Chapters, Sudbury, Ontario

1:00 pm – 3:00pm



Friday, October 12, 2012

Chapters, Sudbury, Ontario

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dr. Gretchen Roedde will be reading some chapters from her book to the public as well as signing copies.


Rendez-Vous Conference 2012, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Dr. Roedde is a speaker at this conference (600 people from 22 countries).  She will be addressing maternal health in several poor countries in the world and linking this theme to her book.


Dr. Gretchen Roedde – Plenary Speakers



Saturday, September 29, 2012

Verity Club, 111D Queen St. East Toronto, Ontario

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Members and invited guests.  Dr. Gretchen Roedde will be doing a reading from the book, A Doctor’s Quest, as well as signing copies.


Sunday, September 23, 2012

The Word on the Street, Toronto, Ontario

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Gretchen Roedde will be at the Dundurn booth and will be available to sign copies of A Doctor’s Quest.



Saturday, September 22, 2012

Master’s Book Store, Haliburton, Ontario

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Thursday, September 20, 2012
Gulliver's Books, North Bay, Ontario
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dr. Roedde will be available to read from the book and sign copies.
 A donation will be given to the North Bay chapter of Grandmothers to Grandmothers (Stephen Lewis Foundation)  
Saturday, September 8, 2012
A Doctor's Quest official release date
 Thursday, September 13, 2012
Chat Noir Books, New Liskeard, Ontario
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Doctor's Quest Book Launch
Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus will introduce the event (he was part of the introduction of an all party Bill to support Global Maternal Health) Musician Dave Patterson will be playing at the event.   www.chatnoirbooks.ca

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