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Health and Society Student Association

What is Health and Society?

Health & Society is an interdisciplinary program at York University that goes beyond biological views of health to examine its social, cultural and political dimensions. We study poverty, racial, sexual, and gender discrimination, globalization, neo-liberalism, environment, community support, social cohesion, occupational stress, home care, malnutrition, political economy – in other words anything and everything that affects health.

Organization Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide HESO Students and the broader York community with a better awareness about the ever-expanding field of health. HESO encourages opportunities for fellowship across related and non-related fields. We aim to provide a safe space for all students to deepen their post-secondary experience by providing resources and opportunities relevant to their chosen degree.

Contact Us: hesosa@yorku.ca

  News & Events

Events HESO will be Hosting/Attending:

  • October - Meet and Greet
  • November - Zumba Session
  • January - Mini-Social
  • February - Writing Workshop
  • March - Career Fair

  Are you interested in volunteering with us?

  • Contact hesosa@yorku.ca to get on the listserv and learn how to log your service hours
  • We will be sending you emails whenever we need help. You don't have to come to every event, but you certainly won't be refused if you do.
  • If you commit to 10 or more hours throughout the year, you will receive a certificate of appreciation, signed by the HESO Chair!

  We are HESOSA!

Jennisha Wilson: President
Contact: Jennishawilson@gmail.com

Donna Prnce: Vice President
Contact: dona_price@hotmail.com

Mariamm Mohamedbhai: Treasurer
Contact: mariammoh7868@hotmail.com
Ebtidaa Hussein: Secretary
Contact: ebtidaahussein@hotmail.com

Tam Ta: Communications Director
Contact: tammytc.ta@gmail.com

Sukhjot Shergill: Volunteer Coordinator
Contact: Sukhjot2@yorku.ca

  We're Everywhere!

Facebook Group: HESO@yorku2011-2012

Twitter: HESOATYORK

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YUConnect: Health and Society Student Association (HESOSA)

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