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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Improving Privacy Rights for Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities: An Interactive Workshop @ 519 Kaneff Tower
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Learn about the privacy issues of Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities and give your feedback.

Morning Session: Knowledge Sharing
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Keynote Presentation
Michael Bach
Managing Director of IRIS – Institutes for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society
Topic: Issues of Privacy Protection for Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Canada

Afternoon Session: Input of Stakeholders
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Participatory workshop to discuss and to provide feedback on two toolkits developed by our team to help families and service providers to protect the privacy rights of Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities.

RSVP to owhchair@yorku.ca by February 15, 2018

Organized by the Office of Women’s Health Research Chair in Mental Health in collaboration with Community Living Ontario.

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Undergraduate Research Fair @ Scott Library Collaboratory (2nd floor), York University
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

York University’s 6th annual multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair will take place in the Scott Library Collaboratory (2nd floor) on March 7, 2018. Everyone is welcome to drop in to this showcase of undergraduate research work and art exhibit. Students present their projects in the form of poster sessions, presented simultaneously in a friendly, marketplace-like environment. The Art Walk exhibit leading to the Fair will display student art and design work. Several prizes will be awarded, and a reception follows the Fair. Please drop by to help celebrate undergraduate research at York!

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'Bending the Arc' Film Screening @ Senate Chamber, 9th floor, N Ross, York University
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:15 pm

Bending the Arc is a powerful documentary about the extraordinary team of doctors and activists including Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim and Ophelia Dahl, whose work 30 years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global health revolution based on justice, equity and the right to health for all. Epic, yet intimate, the film is a compelling argument for the power of collective and personal vision and will to turn the tide of history. The film showing will be followed by a panel of discussants including Mark Brender, national director, Partners in Health, Canada. The event is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Health, Department of Anthropology, and the York student chapter of Partners in Health Canada.

More details: http://events.yorku.ca/#event|bending-the-arc-screening|69941