November 18, 2019
Getting a restful night’s sleep in the intensive care unit (ICU) can be a difficult feat for many patients. From beeping machines and monitors, to check-ups by nurses, medication rounds, and the constant glare of fluorescent light. Sometimes, rest is… Read more
Cannabis and Vaping: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
The lure of hefty profits is behind the aggressive advertising of legal cannabis and e-cigarettes, leading to public health risks and possible public health gains. So how are we handling the new normal? Here to answer your burning questions is Robert Schwartz, a professor at U of T’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Senior Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Alumni Reunion: U of T Health Sciences Fair
Do you have any kids or high-school students in your life who are curious about a future career in health sciences? Meet with U of T students in medicine, kinesiology and physical health, nursing, pharmacy and public health to get a glimpse of their life at U of T through interactive exhibits.
Featuring IHPME students, Patrick Ware and Maaike Devries.
The Geography of Sex
Based on her research into the social factors of sexual health, Professor Dionne Gesink will discuss where people have sex, where they meet sexual partners and where sexually transmitted infections are spread geographically. After studying the sexual networks of gay men, Prof. Gesink identified seven geosexual archetypes. Come learn about hosters, house-callers, privates, rovers, travellers, sirens and geoflexibles. It’s all part of the complex system that is sexual health.
Registration is currently open for alumni and will open to faculty, students and friends of the School closer to the event date.
October 16, 2018
IHPME alumni Wendy Nelson and Valerie Rackow are recipients of the 2018 University of Toronto Arbor Award, recognizing their volunteer efforts and the lasting impact they have had on students, fellow alumni and faculty within the IHPME community. U of… Read more
July 9, 2018
New MHSc graduate Terrance Patterson has another reason to celebrate. The father of four and Canadian Armed Forces member, was recently honoured as the 2018 University of Toronto recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Award. “It was humbling to win,”… Read more