Harvey Skinner

Researchers look to build healthy lives and communities

Researchers from four Faculties presented their research at the recent Building Healthy Lives and Communities Research Celebration, organized by the Office of Vice-President Research and Innovation, touching on everything from healthy aging and poverty to using technology to prevent bed sores. The research celebration brought together York University professors with expertise in many different fields […]

York helps transform Canada's health-care system

Canadians can now access their health information at their fingertips, thanks to a newly launched people-centred and technology-enabled system. Led by York University, NexJ Systems Inc. and McMaster University, the Connected Health & Wellness Project saw 19 public, private and academic partners come together over two years to develop a platform that will transform Canada’s health-care […]

Aging with “Gusto” at the Faculty of Health Lunch and Learn

The Faculty of Health hosted its third Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Michael Gravelle, a retired Managing Director for a company specializing in psychometric assessment and talent management and currently a fitness instructor, certified personal trainer, triathlete, writer, and speaker, spoke to faculty and staff in the Faculty of Health about healthy […]

York partners with Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre

York University and Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) have entered into a formal partnership to collaborate on joint research and training opportunities in the home and community care sector. The partnership will focus on the following key priorities: culture of health care; supporting caregivers; managing multiple medications; prevention of falls; palliative care and […]