PuMP Spark

August 16, 2 to 5 PM
Richvale Library, Richmond Hill
Free for all ages!

Introducing PuMP Spark

PuMP Spark is an interactive workshop featuring three guest speakers from the medical field. It’s a free event where you can participate in hands-on activities and gain new knowledge about different career paths in the medical field! To find out more about the speakers, event schedule and tickets, see below!

Who's Speaking?

Dr. Adrian Chow

Dr. Adrian Chow graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto and magna cum laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Despite his initial interest in becoming a crime scene investigator, he quickly developed an affinity towards healthcare and now works with patients in a rehabilitative setting.  He also serves as a policy analyst with the Canadian Chiropractic Association. He is passionate about empowering individuals to live their best life and shares his tips on how to live your healthiest life at PuMP Spark!

Dr. Tarek Mansour

Dr. Tarek Mansour is a patient-focused Emergency Physician with extensive experience in both hospital emergency rooms, the classroom, as well as the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor for the Cardiac Arrest and Trauma Teams. Dr. Mansour is a certified instructor in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) with the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, the American Heart Association, and the Saudi Heart Association; additionally, he is a certified instructor in First Aid & CPR/AED, Airway Management, and Oxygen Therapy with the Canadian Red Cross. Dr. Mansour has recently established his own company, Hands2Care, to provide courses that are based on the latest guidelines from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Red Cross. Support his company at

Mindy Halper

Mindy Halper is from Chicago, Illinois and holds a bachelor degree in nursing from the University of Illinois. Her career spanned over 40 years of direct nursing experience in caring for the elderly. She moved to Toronto in 2002 and has been working since then at the Sam and Ida Ross Memory Clinic at Baycrest. She provides assessment, advice, education and support to patients with all sorts of memory problems and their caregivers. She has lectured extensively on topics relating to dementia and patient care. Additionally, Mindy is a kidney donor and encourages youth to open up to more discussion related to organ donation.

Event Schedule



2:00 – 2:10 PM


Introduction to PuMP




2:10 – 3:00 PM


Speaker #1 – Dr. Adrian Chow

Topic: Chiropractics



3:00 – 3:10 PM


Intermission + Snacks



3:10 – 4:05 PM


Speaker #2 – Tarek Mansour

Topic: Basic Life Support and First Aid, CPR, and AED + Live Demonstration



4:05 – 4:55PM


Speaker #3 – Mindy Halper

Topic: Neurological Degeneration (Alzheimer’s disease + working in a memory clinic)



4:55 – 5:00 PM


PuMP Closing Remarks + Questions?


Thank you for Coming!

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