Faculty of Health

Welcome to the Faculty of Health. Through our five degree programs – Kinesiology & Health Science, Psychology, Nursing, Health Studies (Informatics, Management and Policy) and Global Health – our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our professors who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields; through our leading edge research; and through community partnerships to improve health outcomes both locally and globally. In addition, students benefit from learning opportunities that go beyond the classroom to include experiential education in a range of settings from laboratories to sports fields and with community partners including hospitals, clinics, schools, health and recreation centres.

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LaMarsh Graduate Student Symposium @ 519 Kaneff Tower
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

LaMarsh Graduate Student Leadership Award Representatives coordinate the symposium featuring collaborative research from LaMarsh Graduate Research Award recipients.

More information to follow.

Spring Convocation @ Aviva Centre - 1 Shoreham Dr
Jun 15 – Jun 22 all-day

Convocation is the formal ceremony for the conferral of degrees, diplomas and certificates. It is also a time-honoured tradition that celebrates every student’s academic accomplishments. Convocation is a commemoration of your life at York and an opportunity to share this significant milestone with your family and friends.

Schedule: http://convocation.students.yorku.ca/ceremonies/schedule

More info: http://www.yorku.ca/index.html#event|spring-convocation-3|69293

School of Nursing Speaker Series: Research to Inform Innovations in Mental Health Services for Canadian Youth @ 038 HNES Health, Nursing & Environmental Studies Building
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Kristin Cleverley RN, PhD, CPMHN(C)

Dr. Kristin Cleverley is the CAMH Chair in Mental Health Nursing Research at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. She is also Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, an Associate Member of the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto, a Clinician-Scientist in the Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth & Family Mental Health and Professional Practice at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and Associate Editor for the Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Cleverley’s clinical and research interests include mental health nursing practice, research, and education; transitions from child to adult mental health services; and patient- and family-centered care. Her current research is seeking to improve our understanding of the impact of transitioning from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services to Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS) on the psychiatric and psychosocial functioning of transitional-aged youth with mental illness and their caregivers. She is also Co-Investigator on the Ontario Child Health Study.

Snacks will be provided

TO RSVP, please write to: nursconf@yorku.ca