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Tackling Urban Health Challenges in the City of Barrie

July 20, 2018

Obesity, physical inactivity, diabetes, and opioids are just some of the prominent health issues facing modern cities. Often many of these challenges can lead to poor health outcomes and the development of chronic conditions. Healthy Barrie, a partnership between the… Read more



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Teaching Statistics in Health and Social Sciences

July 9, 2018

Nicholas Mitsakakis is a biostatistician and a newly appointed faculty member at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. He recently organized and chaired a session on the topic of teaching statistics to graduate students in the health and… Read more



Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Sharmistha Mishra under the archway at the La Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

U of T Expert on the Rise of Zoonotic Infections

July 9, 2018

Zoonotic infections like Nipah virus and Ebola have begun to appear more rapidly among human populations over the past twenty years, but experts have yet to conclude why this may be the case. The lesser-known Nipah virus has been part… Read more