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.

Featured Stories

View more stories »

Upcoming Events

View all events »

Graduate Nursing Open House 2017 @ 038 in HNES Building, Keele Campus, York University
Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The School of Nursing will be hosting a Graduate Nursing Open House on October 26, 2017.  For people interested in the program we will provide information on all aspects from How to Apply and the different programs that we offer. For more information and details please visit:http://nursing.gradstudies.yorku.ca/event/graduate-nursing-open-house-fall-2017

You are invited to learn about the Graduate Programs in Nursing at York University. Bring your questions to our Open House Presentation Event:

Date: Thursday October 26th, 2017
Location: Room 038 in HNES Building, Keele Campus, York University
Time: 4:30pm to 7:00pm

To find the Room 038 in Health, Nursing and Environmental studies building:http://maps.info.yorku.ca/files/2013/02/KEELE_Map_Colour.pdf ( building number 31)

Author Talk: The Politics of Disease: Indigenous Health Care, a Genocide by Any Other Name @ 105 Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Canadian author Gary Geddes will give a talk on his critically acclaimed book, "Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care," followed by discussion, refreshments, and a book signing. All author royalties from the sale of the book will be donated towards a scholarship for an Indigenous student at the University of Victoria. The event is free but RSVP is required. Sponsored by York University's Faculty of Health and the Department of English in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.

Author talk: 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Book signing: 6:30 - 7:30 pm

About Gary Geddes

Gary Geddes has written and edited almost 50 books of poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, criticism, translation, and anthologies and won a dozen national and international literary awards, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Americas Region), the Lt-Governor's Award for Literary Excellence, and the Gabriela Mistral Prize from the government of Chile, awarded simultaneously to Octavio Paz, Vaclav Havel, Ernesto Cardenal, Rafael Alberti and Mario Benedetti. His non-fiction books include Sailing Home, Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things, Drink the Bitter Root, and Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care. Geddes has a PhD from U of T and has taught at Concordia, Western Washington University, BCIT, and University of Missouri-St Louis and has been writer-in-residence at UBC, McMaster, and the Vancouver Public Library. He lives on Thetis Island, BC.


Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/author-talk-the-politics-of-disease-indigenous-health-care-a-genocide-by-any-other-name-tickets-38359035909

4th Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Learning Institute @ 519 Kaneff Tower
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are excited to invite you to the upcoming 4th Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Learning Institute taking place on Thursday November 2nd, 2017 at York University. We look forward to seeing you there!

We are now accepting abstracts for posters to be displayed at the event. If you have a relevant research poster to display (a new poster created for this day or a poster you have presented elsewhere) then send us your abstract for poster by the due date following the guidelines below. Please note that the overall focus of the abstract and poster should be related to the Learning Institute’s foci. The presenters of selected abstracts will be notified and their abstract will be included in the 4th Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Learning Institute’s program booklet.

More information: http://nkhanlou.info.yorku.ca/event/4th-meighen-wright-maternal-child-health-learning-institute/?instance_id=25