Seminar Series

Seminar Series Poster

Department of Health and Society welcomes you to its 2021-2022 Research Seminar Series

Research Seminars are online from 12:00pm-1:00pm on Zoom at:



Research accountability and an aesthetic of relationality: Considerations from a performance research project about dementia
Julia Gray, PhD
June 13, 12 - 1 p.m.



May 16, 2022: Sarah Williams, Phd and Jessica Fields, Phd -

Could Have, Would Have: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Lost Selves and Possibilities for Queer and Trans People

April 25, 2022: Roger Antabe, Phd

“You have to make it cool”: how heterosexual Black men in Toronto, Canada, conceptualize policy and programs to address HIV and promote health

March 21, 2022: Ghazal Fazli, Phd

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Diabetes Screening and Incidence in Ontario - Ghazal Fazli

January 24, 2022: Dr. Notisha Massaquoi

Black Survivors of Homicide Victims: Engaging in Culturally Responsive Post Homicide Support and Care

November 22, 2021: Sharon George, Brice Rousseau, Rabiya Siddiqui

Supporting Research and Innovation at UTSC

October 25, 2021: Vidya Anderson

Nature Based Equity: An Assessment of the Public Health Impacts of Green Infrastructure in Ontario, Canada

September 27, 2021: Fatema Ali

Diabetes and the Pandemic: How has diabetes care among Black women been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? 


Seminar Series

Department of Health and Society 2020-2021 Research Seminar Series

April 19, 2021: Chantalle Clarkin

My Story is My Strength: A Qualitative Exploration of the Healthcare Experiences of a Community Sample of Pregnant and Parenting Youth through Digital Storytelling.

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March 15, 2021: Helen Yung and Maikel Carrion

Creative Practice: Yoga for the Imagination

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February 22, 2021: Élyse Caron-Beaudoin

Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds During Pregnancy: Preliminary Results from the Experiva Study

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January 18, 2021: Lesley Tarasoff

Perinatal Care Experiences of People with Disabilities in Ontario

December 14, 2020: James K. Gibb

Exploring Sexual Orientation-Based Differences in Skeletal Growth and Health Across the Life Course

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November 16, 2020: Suleyman Demi

Assessing the Health Challenges of Smallholder Farming Households in Ghana

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