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Seminar Series

Department of Health and Society kicks off it's 2020-2021 Resesarch Seminar Series

The Department of Health and Society will hold a number of Research Seminars throughout the year. The talks will be hosted on Zoom on select Mondays from 12:00 - 1:15. 

The next seminar, on February 22,  will feature DHS associate professor Élyse Caron-Beaudoin. The talk is titled Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds During Pregnancy: Preliminary Results from the EXPERVIA Study. Dr. Caron-Beaudoin will present on preliminary findings regarding gestational exposure to volatile organic compounds in Northeastern British Columbia, a region of extensive natural gas extraction by hydraulic fracturing.  

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Contact Michelle Silver with any questions. 




Research Seminar Series Schedule:

November 16, 2020: Suleyman Demi

Assessing the Health Challenges of Smallholder Farming Households in Ghana. 

Watch the recording on YouTube!

December 14, 2020: James K. Gibb

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

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January 18, 2021: Lesley Tarasoff

Perinatal Care Experiences of People with Disabilities in Ontario

February 22, 2021: Élyse Caron-Beaudoin

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

Watch the recording on Youtube!

March 15, 2021: Helen Yung and Maikel Carrion

Creative Practice: Yoga for the Imagination

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.