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CTE meets #metoo: Violence and victimhood reconsidered in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Dr. Aryn Martin, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, York University will offer a nuanced perspective on the construction of domestic violence and sexual assault through a consideration of conditioning in certain professions and sports, and a speculation of the extent to which Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy plays a role.

Mar 15, 2018

Helping low-income countries get the most out of scarce health care resources

Dr. Lydia Kapiriri has developed a framework to help policy makers in low-income countries decide how to effectively allocate precious health care resources and evaluate whether their efforts have been successful.

Feb 05, 2018

Grad School Livestream Q&A on February 1, 2018!

Are you applying for a graduate program (MA or PhD) offered by the Department of Health, Aging & Society? Do you have questions about our graduate programs or the application process? Join our Livestream Q&A as we answer your questions!

Jan 23, 2018

Seats available in HLTH AGE 3Q03, WINTER 2018 - Special Topics: Health, Aging & Incarceration

Topic: Health, Aging & Incarceration. Open to ALL Level III students and above.

Jan 08, 2018

Livestream Q&A for potential Health, Aging & Society graduate program applicants in January 2018

The Department of Health, Aging & Society will be hosting a livestream Q&A in mid-January 2018 to answer applicant questions about our three graduate programs for September 2018 entry.

Dec 22, 2017

Health, Aging & Society Graduate Programs Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19

Applications for the three graduate programs offered by the Department of Health, Aging & Society are now being accepted for September 2018 entry.

Nov 30, 2017

Does receiving subsidized housing affect mental health? Results from a natural experiment in the Greater Toronto West

Dr. Jim Dunn, Professor & Chair, Department of Health, Aging & Society; McMaster University Director, McMaster Institute for Healthier Environments, will present his findings regarding the effects of subsidized housing on the mental health of individuals in Hamilton, Halton, Peel and Toronto who were on the waitlist for social housing.

Nov 22, 2017

Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement and Innovation

Chelsea Gabel, assistant professor, health, aging and society, is the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement and Innovation (Tier 2).

Nov 12, 2017

Understanding the Landscape of Youth Mental Health and Housing in Hamilton, Ontario

Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, CIHR Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Health, Aging & Society, will be delivering a talk on her findings pertaining to Hamilton Youth and their experiences accessing services for mental health and/or housing.

Nov 03, 2017