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HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

The Dahdaleh Institute's Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health Steering Committee has awarded five YorkU researchers Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grants. Prof. Elliott, associate professor in the Health & Society (HESO) Program in the Department of Social Science, receives the award for her HESO-related proposal titled, “Situated neurology: An ethnographic study of neurology in Kenya.” […]

The Racialized Students in Healthcare Virtual Lecture Series

The Racialized Students in Healthcare Virtual Lecture Series

The Racialized Students in Healthcare virtual lecture series is sponsored by the OHTN and provides workshop series on Indigenous Education, HIV Clinical Care, HIV research facilitated by HALCO and HIV Pharmacy Care. Our facilitators include: MaryAnn from the Native Women Resources Centre, Dr. Gordon from Unity Health, Stevia Arthur from BlackCAP, Alex Vincent from Cabbagetown Community Health Centre and […]

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

A virtual event will be held to celebrate recent publications by Annie Bunting, Lisa Drummond, Carlo Fanelli, Les Jacobs, Jaime Llambías-Wolff, Vanisha Sukdeo, and Douglas C. Young. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Each of the books is available for purchase at the hyperlinks provided with […]

Health & Society Students Propose Therapeutic Garden at York

Health & Society Students Propose Therapeutic Garden at York

Fourth-year Health & Society students proposed to launch a new initiative at York - the creation of a Therapeutic Garden for students, staff and faculty. The plan is the culmination of class research, brainstorming, planning, writing and consensus decision-making. The students hope the shared space will help reduce stress and improve an overall sense of well-being […]

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health (Click for more)

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health (Click for more)

History in Practice website provides instructors with resources on critical perspectives of mental health Due to the impacts of vast changes in our lives from COVID-19, York University course instructors may be thinking about connecting with mental health in their teaching this year. For this, the online source History in Practice (HiP) offers a terrific starting point. […]

HESO Prof. Emilia Nielsen's talks with yFile about her new book (Click for more)

HESO Prof. Emilia Nielsen's talks with yFile about her new book (Click for more)

  "Professor Emilia Nielsen, from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has published a book about breast cancer that tackles the issue in a very different way. Disrupting Breast Cancer Narratives: Stories of Rage and Repair (University of Toronto Press, 2019) explores what she calls the “politically insistent narratives of illness” and refutes […]

Congratulations to HESO alumna Mayuri Mahentharan! (Click for announcement)

Congratulations to HESO alumna Mayuri Mahentharan! (Click for announcement)

HESO colleagues are happy to announce that HESO alumna Mayuri Mahentharan has successfully defended her MSc in Health Policy at the University of Toronto for her project “A Population-based Study of Individuals with Schizophrenia and Correctional Involvement.” Congratulations Mayuri! We are so proud of you!