Second National Dialogues and Action draws experts on accessibility, ableism and inclusion from across Canada
Cassandra Hartblay recalls a time in graduate school when a senior scholar in her field wasn’t able to give feedback on a research presentation she gave at an academic conference. The scholar, it turned out, missed the session because a requested accommodation wasn’t available.
Role of air quality in asthma prevalence under the microscope
A new study co-led by a Department of Health and Society Professor aims to shed light on the role that the complex interplay between airborne microbes and air pollutants have in causing or preventing the triggers of asthma by turning the focus on Canada’s North.
Researcher studying link between pregnancy complications and autoimmune diseases with prestigious fellowship
Natalie Scime became a women’s health epidemiologist because of stories. Stories from family members who went through difficult pregnancies, stories from friends whose symptoms were misdiagnosed, stories of delays and barriers to health-care.
Learning the health and food lessons of the pandemic: New study gains funding
A Department of Health and Society professor is collaborating with partners in Brazil and the United Kingdom as part of a study to analyse the social innovations for food and health justice that emerged during the pandemic.
The Centre for Global Disability Studies celebrates the first cohort of Graduate Student Summer Research Fellows
The Centre for Global Disability Studies is pleased to celebrate the first cohort of Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowships.
Professor Notisha Massaquoi one of 50 most influential Torontonians of 2022
Department of Health and Society Professor Notisha Massaquoi has made Toronto Life's annual roundup of the 50 most influential Torontonians.
Prof. Massaquoi was recognized for her role leading the advisory board that developed Toronto Police Service's new race-based data
DHS Prof’s film makes festival debut
A film by DHS Associate Professor Laura Bisaillon will be screened at the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF) this month.
DHS in the News: Laura Bisaillon in the Toronto Star
Canadians are on the move from bigger provinces to smaller ones, according to the latest release of data on mobility and migration gleaned from the 2021 Census.
DHS Prof part of working group assembling special anti-Black racism issues of Canadian Medical Association Journal
Equitable cancer care for Black patients, medical schools' responses to anti-Black racism, mental health of Black youth and gaslighting in academic medicine are some of the topics in 2 anti-Black racism in health care issues of CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) to be published October 24 and October 31.