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AHMED, Rukhsana »


Rukhsana Ahmed

Ph.D.
Associate professor
Faculty of Arts
Communication

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3834)
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Dr. Rukhsana Ahmed’s research embraces the cross/trans/inter-disciplinary nature of communication scholarship, with specific focus on exploring the role of communication processes in improving health outcomes among marginalized communities and promoting broader social changes in international health contexts. She is particularly interested in the ways in which systems of beliefs, values, actions, and symbols are shared, or not, by people and how social groups influence communication in health care interactions. She is also interested in the ways in which people’s cultural selves become entwined with race, ethnicity, gender, and social class groups and shape their perceptions of health, illness, and health care. Although her research is deeply rooted in health communication, Dr. Ahmed is also actively involved in interdisciplinary and multisectoral projects and partnerships in other realms of communication, including immigrant integration, multicultural media, and religious diversity.

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ATTARAN, Amir »


Amir Attaran

Full Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2889)
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International development and foreign aid; international human rights law and particularly how it applies to the war in Afghanistan; global public health in the poorer countries.

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CORNEIL, Wayne »


Associate Scientist
Institute of Population Health

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Cell: 613-853-3183
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  • Psychosocial aspects of disasters and terrorism
  • Traumatic stress
  • Occupational Health
  • Executive Health
  • Organizational stress

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DEONANDAN, Raywat »


Raywat Deonandan

Dr.
Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8377)
Cell: 613-261-0020
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Trends in the impacts and implications of assisted human reproduction technologies. The ethics of reproductive medical tourism (the phenomenon, mostly, of infertile individuals from wealthy nations traveling to less developed nations to acquire reproductive services, such as surrogate mothers). The addressing of preventable blindness in rural India 4. Health education among Aboriginals in the deep interior of the South American rainforest Science education in poorly resourced areas.

I am an acclaimed fiction author (winner of the national book award of the nation of Guyana), and can speak about Canadian, Caribbean and world literature.

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EDWARDS, Nancy Christine »


Distinguished Professor / Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine
Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8395)
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Designing and evaluating complex (multi-level, multi-strategy) community health interventions. Substantive areas of interest include fall prevention for seniors, smoking cessation during pregnancy and postpartum, and nurses' involvement in policy in HIV/AIDS programs.

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FOSTER, Angel »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary School of Health sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2316)
Cell: 617-417-9974
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Dr. Angel M. Foster holds a DPhil (doctorate) in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oxford, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an AM (master's degree) from Stanford University. She has conducted multi-methods research on women’s health in Burma, Canada, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Thailand, Tunisia, and the United States. Her current research focuses on expanding access to emergency contraception, increasing access to safe, high quality, and affordable abortion services, improving the reproductive health training of health service professionals, and Identifying and addressing the reproductive health needs of vulnerable populations including young/unmarried women and refugees/displaced women. She has published more than 50 articles, book chapters, and technical reports on women's health and her first book, Emergency contraception: The story of a global reproductive health technology, was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2012 (co-edited with L.L. Wynn). Her next book, Abortion pills, test tube babies & sex toys: Emerging sexual and reproductive health technologies in the Middle East and North Africa, will soon be published by Vanderbilt University Press.

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English and French , Arabic

LABONTÉ, Ronald »


Ronald Labonté

Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2288)
Cell: 613-795-1668
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For the past 15 years, Dr. Labonté’s work has focused on the health equity impacts of contemporary globalization. His current research projects include the health equity impacts of global health worker migration and medical tourism, globalization-related pathways of influence on the health of Canadians, health and human rights, comprehensive primary health care reform, trade and health, and global health diplomacy (how health is positioned in foreign policy).

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LEMAIRE, Edward »


PhD
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Development

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Office: 613-737-7350 (75592)
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Technological approaches to improve mobility for people with physical disabilities and the elderly. Computer/Internet applications for physical rehabilitation, assistive devices, prosthetics/orthotics, telehealth, telemedicine, e-learning, motion analysis, and CAD/CAM.

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MASSAQUOI, Lamin »


Postdoctoral fellow
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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I have a background in public health, epidemiology and environmental health. My areas of interest include health systems, health promotion and environmental health.

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MUNRO, Lauchlan »


Lauchlan Munro

Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4534)
Cell: 613-878-5001
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1) Does aid to developing countries work? Why or why not? 2) How can governments in poor countries provide adequate health care and education to all their citizens, including the poorest and most vulnerable? 3) How should governments around the world cope with economic risk and uncertainty? 4) How can governments in poor countries provide social protection (health insurance, old-age pensions, unemployment insurance, drought relief)? 5) What role does science and technology play in development? What do appropriate science-for-development policies look like? 6) What does the future hold for Zimbabwe?

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NAIR, Rama »


Vice-Dean
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 6135625800 ext 8282
Home: 6138330287
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E-mail

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English only, Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil

NICKERSON, Jason »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Cell: 613-883-2013
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Dr. Jason Nickerson is a Clinical Scientist at the Bruyère Research Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Common Law at the University of Ottawa in the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. Jason has worked extensively on drug policy research, analysis, and advocacy with a specific focus on improving access to controlled medicines for pain relief and anesthesia in low- and middle-income countries, and on the use of cannabis by older adults in Canada. He is a graduate of Dalhousie University’s respiratory therapy program specializing in anesthesia, and completed a master’s degree at the University of British Columbia studying the education of health professionals who provide community-based HIV care, and a PhD in population health at the University of Ottawa where he focused on the methodologies for conducting assessments of health facilities in severely disrupted health systems during acute and protracted emergencies. He has worked and published on a broad array of global public health, health systems, access to medicines, and drug policy issues in Canada and internationally.

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SANOU, Dia »


Dia Sanou

Faculty
Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (7043)
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Dr Sanou research aims at understanding and improving the nutrition and health of children and youth from disadvantaged communities worldwide including rural populations in Sub-Saharan Africa, Canadian immigrants and Aboriginal people. He is working on determinants of child malnutrition; dietary related acculturation and its impact on Canadian health; nutrition programming of relevance to the agenda of international development and health interventions to prevent dietary related diseases.

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English and French , bambara, dioula, bobo, moore

SCHRECKER, Ted »


Ted Schrecker

Scientist
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562 5800 (2289)
Cell: 613-612-8485
Home: 613-233-6541
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My current research focuses on the relations between transnational economic integration ("globalization") and social determinants of health: the conditions under which people live and work. How is the emergence of a global marketplace affecting opportunities to lead a healthy life? Who wins, and who loses? How will the worldwide financial crisis we are now experiencing affect health disparities between rich and poor?

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SPITZER, Denise »


Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Women's Studies Institute

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1222)
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I am interested in examining how global processes—intersecting with gender, ethnicity, migration status and other social identifiers—are implicated in health and well-being. At present, my program of research examines the impact of shifts in the global economy on the social and economic well-being of different groups of immigrants, migrants, and refugees and their families.

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English and French , German / allemand; Chinese / chinois

TURNBULL, Jeffrey »


Jeffrey Turnbull

Chief of Staff/Médecin-Chef
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine

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Office: 613-737-8459
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Poverty and health. I have worked in SE Asia (Bangladesh) in settings of poverty and in Eastern Africa.

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VLASSOFF, Carol »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Cell: 6132613307
Home: 8199865057
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My main research is on gender inequalities, especially in the developing world. I have just finished a book, Gender Equality and Inequality in Rural India, Blessed with a Son, that is about son preference in rural India and why it persists despite a great deal of social and economic progress. I am also teaching a course on international health with a focus on improving health systems worldwide.

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YAYA, Sanni »


Director at the School of International Development and Global Studies.
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4534)
Office: 613-562-5680
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Sanni Yaya is an Associate Professor of Economics and Global Health and the Director of the School of International Development and Global Studies. Dr Yaya and his research team focus their work on the following topics: improving access and use of health services in low-and middle-income countries; health systems reform; sociology of health; global health financing; effects of globalization on health; economic evaluation of health interventions; and the interaction between economic development and health care. Building upon the existing literature, his research relies upon long term field observations and primary data collection experiences. Findings from his work can be integrated into future strategy development and large-scale implementation efforts undertaken by different organizations and the wider global health community to improve access to care in less developed countries (LDCs).

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