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Improving health research among Indigenous peoples in Canada

Dr. Chelsea Gabel, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Aging and Society and Indigenous Studies Program, and colleagues discuss health research involving Indigenous Peoples in an analysis article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

May 22, 2018

Seniors of Canada Photo Exhibit: April 13, 2018

Seniors of Canada, a community-engagement project led by PhD Social Gerontology students in the Department of Health, Aging & Society and funded by the McMaster School of Graduate Studies SPICES program, is hosting a photo exhibit featuring images and stories of local Hamilton seniors.

Apr 03, 2018

‘It’s not just words in a book’

Anju Joshi delights in surprising people. When she was in her 20s, she started her decades-long career in gerontology. Now, after more than three decades of teaching students about aging, she's ready to retire and switch her focus to helping young people.

Mar 28, 2018

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