Marcia Rioux

Prof. Marcia Rioux receives Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award

Marcia Rioux, professor of critical disability studies in the Faculty of Health and director of the York Institute of Health Research (YIHR), was recently presented with the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Volunteer Award by David C. Onley, lieutenant governor of Ontario, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Ontario communities. In particular, the award was for […]

York Researcher receives $1 million in funding to build a Global Disability Rights Monitoring System

York University Distinguished Research Professor Marcia Rioux, in the School of Health Policy and Management in the Faculty of Health, has received more than $1 million in funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and York University contributions to support the final phase of development of a global disability rights monitoring system. The funding […]

Two Faculty of Health Profs awarded 2013 Distinguished Research Professor title

Faculty of Health professors Marcia Rioux and Doug Crawford have been awarded the title of Distinguished Research Professor for 2013. It is an honour that is only conferred on a small number of highly distinguished faculty members who have demonstrated excellent, sustained and continuing contributions to a particular field, and whose work has had a […]

Faculty of Health Professors Receive Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals

Two professors in the Faculty of Health were recently awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for their research and commitment to their respective fields of Critical Disability Studies and Exercise Science. Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals are awarded to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their achievements and sustained contribution to their field. Marcia […]