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  

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

Presenters: Lynn Martin, Elaine Wiersma, Rebecca Schiff 

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

Presenters: Lindsay Galway, Charles Levkoe, Helle Møller

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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

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