Mary Wiktorowicz

Prof addresses Senate committee about adverse effects of drugs

Professor Mary Wiktorowicz addressed the Canadian Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science & Technology Thursday morning where she emphasized that “the adverse effects of drugs are one of the top 10 leading causes of death, and a new governance process is needed to study and act on the risks” in this country. The Senate committee […]

Popular York program introduces students to careers in healthcare

There's a team of backroom specialists who may be non-medical but are crucial to the health of the service itself, wrote the Toronto Star Oct. 6. Be they number-crunchers or policymakers, no one's ever likely to write a prime-time series about them. But they're the stars of York University's Health Studies Program, which marked its […]

Six Faculty of Health professors honoured for excellence

Six Faculty of Health professors were honoured for their outstanding contributions at a presentation of the 2010-2011 Dean’s Awards for Excellence last week. An award is given to two faculty members, one in the early career category and another in the established career category, in the areas of research, service and teaching. The awards, which […]

Faculty of Health Professor Mary Wiktorowicz is a 'best brain'

Research by York Faculty of Health Professor Mary Wiktorowicz on how government policy can foster a more coordinated mental health-care system was front and centre March 18 at a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Best Brains Exchange. The event, which took place in Halifax, NS, is part of CIHR’s ongoing effort to bring together the best brains of […]