DHS student awarded John H. Moss Scholarship
Michaela (Micki) Hargitai, a 4th Year Co-op Population Health student at the Department of Health and Society has been awarded the prestigious John H. Moss Scholarship for 2024.
“I am profoundly honoured to receive this prestigious scholarship, highlighting my dedication and
Allied Health Speaker Series examines careers in occupational therapy
The Department of Health and Society was honored to host Professor Mary Forhan, Chair of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy as the fourth speaker in the DHS Allied Health Speaker Series in January.
DHS mourns the passing of Peter H. Russell (1932-2024)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Emeritus Peter H. Russell, who passed away last week at the age of 91.
Undergraduate Workshop series returns for winter term
The Department of Health and Society’s popular Undergraduate Workshop series is returning with two more exciting workshops in the winter term.
Allied Health Q&A - Primary Care Services and Nutrition with Tameika Shaw
As a follow up to our Department of Health and Society Allied Health Speaker series events, we're bringing you a series of Q&As from our incredible speakers. On November 24, Tameika Shaw, a registered dietitian and primary care services manager, talked our students through developing a career in her two fields. Here she shares her insights for students who weren't able to attend the event.
Students learn about careers in primary care services and nutrition at Allied Health event
Tameika Shaw brought the fall term of the Allied Health Speaker Series to a close on November 24th. Tameika, a Registered Dietician and Primary Care Services Manager at TAIBU Community Health Centre in Malvern, shared her educational journey and the pivotal role she plays in ensuring comprehensive care for all who walk through their doors.
Students learn about careers in chiropody at DHS event
The second talk in the Allied Health Speaker Series took place last Friday. Devina Sharma, Chiropodist and owner of the Bur Oak Foot Clinic in Markham spent time delving into the world of Chiropody, her career trajectory, practicing in Ontario, and future opportunities for both the practitioner and the field.
Professor Laura Bisaillon wins Canadian Studies Network Best Book Prize
The Department of Health and Society offers its congratulations to Associate Professor Laura Bisaillon on winning a prestigious national award from the Canadian Studies Network.
DHS alumni returns to UTSC as Scholar in Residence
A psychiatrist and UTSC alumni will be returning to the Department of Health and Society as a Scholar in Residence this year.
Prof. Élyse Caron-Beaudoin receives grants to study links between unconventional natural gas development and asthma
Department of Health and Society Professor Élyse Caron-Beaudoin has received two new grants for projects measuring risk factors for asthma – including the department’s first ever NSERC Discovery Grant.