The Faculty of Health is committed to creating positive change for our students, our communities, and the world around us through teaching and research excellence to keep more people healthier, longer.
Through our six degree programs – Global Health, Health Studies (Policy, Management, Digital Health), Kinesiology & Health Science, Neuroscience, Nursing, Psychology – our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our faculty members who are nationally and internationally recognized experts, through our leading edge research, and through local and international partnerships to improve health outcomes both locally and globally. In addition, students engage in experiential education opportunities to build their learning in a range of settings beyond the classroom.
Congratulations to Distinguished Research Professor in Psychology and Officer of the Order of Canada, Debra Pepler, one of Canada's foremost researchers and experts on youth bullying and aggression, on her election to the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of her career achievements and contributions to public life.
In a newly published paper on Artificial intelligence-based computer aided detection (AI-CAD) in the fight against tuberculosis, Global Health Professor Amrita Daftary says the risk of using AI-CAD could reduce the fight against TB to one that is purely technical and technological, while neglecting its social determinants and effects.
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Exploring the realities of reducing unconscious racial bias
Nobody likes to think of themselves as racist. That’s why psychology professor Kerry Kawakami tries to design experiments that work around social norms in order to go deeper into our innate social categorization processes, which cause us to see the world in entrenched stereotypes even when we would like to think we don’t.