The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest instalment of our exciting free speaker series.
Please mark your calendars for THURSDAY, September 20, 2018, and join us for a complimentary lunch and a free lecture by some of the brightest minds in environmental research.
Lunch and Lecture Location:
The talk will be held in STP 105 (the large lecture hall on the main floor) at 11:30am (11:30am until 12:50pm)
Lunch will follow at 1pm in EV3-4327
Michaela Hynie: Professor Resident Faculty, Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS) at York University Faculty of Health will give a lecture titled:
Social Determinants of Refugee Mental Health
Dr. Hynie uses a social determinants of health framework to conduct community based research into social integration and inclusion in situations of social conflict or forced migration. She is particularly interested in the development and evaluation of interventions that can strengthen social and institutional relationships to improve health and well-being in different cultural, political and physical environments. Her work in Canada, Rwanda, Kenya, India and Nepal has been funded by Grand Challenges Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Dr. Hynie is currently leading a 5 year longitudinal study comparing support needs, integration pathways and their impact on long-term health and well-being for Privately Sponsored and Government Assisted Refugees in B.C., Ontario and Quebec.