Covid-19 Conversations: Responses, Big Picture Thinking and the Social Determinants of Health

Event Date: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:00am
Event Location: 
Via Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Karen Throupe
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join the Lakehead University Department of Health Sciences’ Covid-19 Conversations. This summer conversation series will provide a forum to share our collective knowledge, experiences and reflections about research, teaching and practice surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Each conversation will begin with short presentations followed by an interactive discussion on responses, big picture thinking and social determinants of health related to a timely and relevant topic. To participate, advance registration is required for each event separately by clicking on the link indicated below.After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

 

Friday May 29, 10:00-11:00am -- COVID-19 Impacts on Students: Courses, Research and Practicums

Presenters: Lynn Martin, Helle Møller, Karen Throupe, Rebecca Schiff  

Register in advance by clicking here: https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvfu6vpj4qGd0KbSG4kdKPSqvRvekghPYE

 

Friday June 19, 10:00-11:00am -- COVID-19 Impacts on Vulnerable Populations

Presenters: Lynn Martin, Elaine Wiersma, Rebecca Schiff 

Register in advance by clicking here: https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtdemppzwuHdz1d0O_nBFnstcnSMJCKw8Q

 

Friday July 24, 10:00-11:00am -- COVID-19 Impacts on Social and Ecological Health 

Presenters: Lindsay Galway, Charles Levkoe, Helle Møller

Register in advance by clicking here: https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqdO2oqT8rHteJ1VC2X7UHlCJDv01VneMl

 

Friday August 21, 10:00-11:00am -- COVID-19 Impacts on Work and Health Care Institutions 

Presenters: Joshua Armstrong, Vicki Kristman, Anna Koné Péfoyo, Peter Brink

Register in advance by clicking here: https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvc-iuqzwqGdRvp4Kbk8vQmgiImdzFLRqo

MHSc Thesis Defence - A. Kariaparambil Rajan

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Via Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Berube
Event Contact E-mail: 
Ms.Ambili Kariaparambil Rajan, a Master of Health Sciences candidate in the Department of Health Sciences, will present her Thesis defence, "Impacts of Depression and its Management on the Survival of Cancer Patients With or Without Other Chronic Diseases," on:

DATE:          Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
TIME:           1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)
ZOOM:         Details below
 
Topic: A. Kariaparambili Rajan - Thesis Defence
Time: Jun 2, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/j/94461225134?pwd=dGgxU2lzWmNJNTM0dGZRcDU3cy9EZz09

Meeting ID: 944 6122 5134
Password: 863838
 

Ambili's Thesis Committee members are Dr. Anna Kone Pefoyo, Supervisor; Dr. Deborah Scharf, Co-supervisor; Dr. Lindsay Galway, and Dr. Afshin Vafaei.

A copy of Ambili's thesis can be requested by emailing kberube1@lakeheadu.ca.

Institute for Work & Health Speaker Series - Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Institute for Work & Health - 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Vicki Kristman
Event Contact E-mail: 

Superior Mental Wellness @ Work: Results of a comprehensive employee mental health project in northwestern Ontario

Dr. Vicki Kristman
Lakehead University

Lynda Fraser and Susan Armstrong
Thunder Bay District Health Unit

The Superior Mental Wellness @ Work project is a two-year multi-component initiative aimed at promoting workplace environments that reduce psychological hazards and maintain positive mental health for employees in Thunder Bay and District. Research and evaluation was integrated throughout the project. In this presentation, members of the project team provide an overview of the project and outline results of the overall program evaluation. They also share the outcomes of the training sessions included in the project to support the implementation of the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the workplace. Also discussed are focus groups results that reveal the facilitators, barriers and needs of worksite leaders to enhance employee mental wellness.

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto
www.iwh.on.ca/contact-us
 

All are welcome to join us. The seminar may be attended in-person or via live stream. Live stream details will be provided upon registration. Please note that continuing education credits are not given for online attendance of an IWH speaker series event.

Please register at: www.iwh.on.ca/events/speaker-series/2018-may-29

Missed one of our presentations? Listen to the slidecast. Most IWH speaker series presentations are made available as slidecasts (slides with audio) on our website soon after the event takes place. For more information, visit www.iwh.on.ca/events.

Please note that IWH is unable to reimburse travel expenses for those who attend our events.

 

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR WORK & HEALTH (IWH)
The Institute for Work & Health is an independent, not-for-profit research organization. Our mission is to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of working people by conducting actionable research that is valued by employers, workers and policy-makers.

Let's Talk About Dementia Presentation - Tuesday, Janury 28th, 2020

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Event Location: 
AT3004
Event Contact Name: 
Emilie Gaudet
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Gerontology Club at Lakehead University has arranged a presentation from the Alzheimer Society to talk about Dementia as part of Alzheimer Awareness month. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

To sign up to attend the event, please use the link provided below.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc62yil3l4X-BlNFvUOjfNaSN-b1owBUdodTsE_o4xy0CU-Lg/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

 

MHSc Thesis Proposal - U. Kabir

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
AT3004
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Berube
Event Contact Phone: 
807-766-7118
Event Contact E-mail: 
Ms. Umme Kabir, a Master of Health Sciences candidate in the Department of Health Sciences, will present her Thesis Proposal, "Mood Disorders in Cancer Patients with Arthritis: Incidence and Impacts on Health Care Utilization" on:

DATE:          Thursday, February 20th, 2020
TIME:           2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)
LOCATION:  ATAC 3004

Umme's Thesis Committee members are Dr. Anna Kone, Supervisor; Dr. Vicki Kristman, and Dr. Deborah Scharf.

A copy of Umme's thesis is available for review in SN1006, Thunder Bay campus.

 

MHSc Thesis Proposal - Mary Grace Herring

Event Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Event Location: 
AT5037
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Berube
Event Contact Phone: 
807-766-7118
Event Contact E-mail: 
Ms. Mary Grace Herring, a Master of Health Sciences candidate in the Department of Health Sciences, will present her Thesis Proposal, "The Association Between Personality Traits and Depressive Symptoms in Informal Caregivers in Canada" on:

DATE:          Friday, December 13th, 2019
TIME:           10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
LOCATION:  ATAC 5037

Mary's Thesis Committee members are Dr. Vicki Kristman, Supervisor; Dr. Lynn Martin, Dr. Joshua Armstrong, and Dr. Rupert Klein

A copy of Mary's thesis is available for review in SN1006, Thunder Bay campus.

MHSc Thesis Propsal - R. Baboolal

Event Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Event Location: 
AT3004
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Berube
Event Contact Phone: 
807-766-7118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Mr.Ranjit Baboolal, a Master of Health Sciences candidate in the Department of Health Sciences, will present his Thesis Proposal, "Indigenous families' perspective of their healthcare provider's attitude to support their resilience during the autism spectrum diagnostic process for their child: A Critical Hermeneutic Approach", on:

DATE:          Monday, November 18th, 2019

TIME:           1:30 pm - 3:30 pm (EST)

LOCATION:  ATAC 3004

Ranjit's Thesis Committee members are Dr. Rebecca Schiff, Supervisor; Dr. Anna Kone, and Dr. Lana Ray

A copy of Ranjit's thesis is available for review in SN1006, Thunder Bay campus.

Ms. Victoria Schembri & Ms. Carlina Marchese, MHSc Candidate - Graduate Student Three Minute Thesis Conference

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge, Lakehead University

Join two of our MHSc Candidates, Ms. Victoria Schembri and Ms. Carlina Marchese as they participate in the Graduate Student Conference Three Minute Thesis competition that is taking place on Wednesday, March 7 beginning at 10:00 am (EST).

Victoria's Thesis is entitled, "Food is Life, without if you're Dead: The Iompacts of Market Garden and a Community Garden on Cumberland House Villiage, SK"

Carlina's Thesis is entitled, "Prevalence of Distracted Driving in Fatal USA Crashes"

Hope to see you there!

"Everyday Citizenship: Living with Dementia" - Dr. Charlote Clarke

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Georgian Room, St. Joesph's Heritage, 63 Carrie Steet, Thunder Bay
Event Contact Name: 
Deb Riddell
Event Contact Phone: 
807-766-7271
Event Contact E-mail: 

Everday Citizenship Living with Dementia

Talk with Dr. Charlotte Clarke - "Honouring Our Mothers and Our Fathers: Perspectives From a Cultural Lens"

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Location: 
Trinity United Church, 30 S. Algmoa Street, Thunder Bay
Event Contact Phone: 
807-345-5621

Elder Abuse Poster

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