Tag Archives: Faculty of Health

York U experts on sports psychology and injury recovery available as Invictus Games begin

TORONTO, September 22, 2017 – York University, one of the host venues of Invictus Games 2017 that get underway this weekend at the York Lions Stadium, has a number of Faculty of Health experts who are available to speak about sports-related topics including injuries and their physical, social and psychological impacts. Joe Baker, Professor, School […]

York U Expert Presenting at House of Commons Hearing on Cannabis

TORONTO, Thursday September 14, 2017 –York University Professor Steven Hoffman is available for interviews about the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (HESA) about the international dimensions of cannabis legalization. The House of Commons is holding hearings today on Bill C-45, an Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, […]

York U experts available on sports and physical activities for school children

TORONTO, Tuesday September 12, 2017 – With school classes in their second week, many parents will be enrolling or have already enrolled their children into a variety of extracurricular activities or sports for the new school year.  Between which activities and how many, parents and children aren’t making the decision alone. The following York University […]

York U Expert Available on Legalization of Cannabis

TORONTO, Friday September 8, 2017 – The following York University expert is available for interviews regarding Ontario’s approach to the federal legalization of cannabis. Steven Hoffman, is a professor in the School of Health Policy and Management cross-appointed to Osgoode Hall Law School and a key contributor to the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research […]

York U research identifies effects of cognitive behaviour therapy on parents of children with autism

Study shows when parents are partners in therapy with children, they experience improvements in their own depression, emotion regulation TORONTO, August 1, 2017 – Parents of children with autism experience a greater impact from their child’s therapy than once thought, according to new research out of York University’s Faculty of Health. Jonathan Weiss, Associate Professor in […]

York U to host CIHR’s Institute of Population and Public Health

TORONTO, July 17, 2017 –York University is pleased to serve as the new host for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR’s) Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH). The move comes with newly-appointed York University professor, Steven Hoffman, who has been serving as IPPH’s Scientific Director since August 1, 2016. Hoffman has been appointed […]