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Gavin Andrews

Professor

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Faculty
Geography & Earth Sciences

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Health Mental Health

Sarah Clancy

Assistant (Teaching) Professor

Faculty
Social Psychology Program

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Nicole Dalmer

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Caregiving Digital Technology Gender and Sexuality Institutional ethnography Qualitative Methods Work

Jim Dunn

Professor | Department Chair of the Department of Health, Aging & Society | Director of McMaster Institute for Healthier Environments | Senator Wm McMaster Chair in Urban Health Equity

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Mental Health Poverty

Chelsea Gabel

Associate Professor (on leave) | Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement, and Innovation

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Arts-based Research Methods Community Based Research Digital Technology Indigenous Health and Well-being Intergenerational Communication

James Gillett

Associate Professor (on leave)

Associate Members
School of Social Work

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Associate Members
Department of Sociology

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Media Social Psychology Sport and Physical Activity

Meridith Griffin

Associate Professor

Faculty
Social Psychology Program

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Disability Gender and Sexuality Health Health and Well Being Social Psychological Aspects of Aging

Michel Grignon

Professor | Graduate Chair of the Department of Health, Aging & Society | Associate Scientist of Institut de Recherche et Documentation en Èconomie de la Santé | Editor-in-chief of Health Reform Observer - Observatoire des Réformes de Santé

Faculty
Department of Economics

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Economics

Anthea Innes

Professor | Gilbrea Chair in Aging and Mental Health | Director of the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Mental Health

Randy Jackson

Associate Professor (on leave)

Faculty
School of Social Work

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aboriginal Health

Lydia Kapiriri

Professor

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Health Systems HIV AIDS Poverty Qualitative Methods

Tara Marshall

Associate Professor | Director, Honours Social Psychology Program

Faculty
Social Psychology Program

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Cultural Gender and Ethnic Relations Immigration Mental Health Relationships Social Media Social Psychology

Mat Savelli

Assistant (Teaching) Professor | Undergraduate Chair of the Department of Health, Aging & Society

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Globalization & Transnationalism Health History, Temporality and Time Mental Health

Christina Sinding

Professor

Faculty
School of Social Work

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Arts-informed social work Caregiving Critical social work Health Health Care Health Equity Institutional ethnography Patient involvement in healthcare Qualitative data analysis Social Class Social Work Practices

Geraldine Voros

Associate (Teaching) Professor

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Y. Rachel Zhou

Professor

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging and Pensions Gender and Sexuality Global Health HIV AIDS Social Policy Time/temporalities Transantionalism and Globalization

Contract and Sessional Faculty

Yvonne LeBlanc

CLA Faculty

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Gender Health Qualitative Methods

Emeritus Faculty

Lori Campbell

Associate Professor

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender and Sexuality Social Inequality Social Psychology

Margaret Denton

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Sociology

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Anju Joshi

Associate (Teaching) Professor

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Ellen Ryan

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Graduate Students

Sarah Adjekum

PhD Candidate


Collaboratory for Research on Urban Neighbourhoods, Community Health and Housing (CRUNCH)

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Anti Oppression Critical social work Disability, Space and place Displacement Globalization & Transnationalism Health Equity Mental Health Public Policy Qualitative Methods Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Social Justice Violence

Aysha Akhtar

MA Student

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender Global Health Globalization Health Equity Mental Health Social Media

Madison Brydges

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Care Health Policy

Amanda Bull

MA Student

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Health and Well Being Health Policy Qualitative Methods Social Policy Social Psychological Aspects of Aging Work

Alicia Clifford

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Arts-based Research Methods Community Based Research Decolonization Gender Indigenous Health and Well-being Indigenous Knowledge Prisons Qualitative Methods Social Justice

Brittany Davy

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Marginalized Groups Mental Health

Nicoda Foster

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Equity Health Systems Social Justice

Ariel Kwegyir Tsiboe

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Care and disability Caregiving Qualitative Methods Relationships Social Welfare

Alison McNeil

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging

Nahela Nowshin

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender, Sexuality, and Family Globalization & Transnationalism Health Equity Immigration Marginalized Groups Qualitative Methods Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Religion and Culture

Blessing Ojembe

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Community Based Research Critical social work Disability Marginalized Groups Qualitative data analysis Qualitative Methods Race and Ethnicity Social Policy

Gum-Ryeong Park

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Equity Housing and Homelessness Social & Health Policy

Jane Parry

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Communications Health Health Equity Health Policy Health Systems Housing and Homelessness Policy Poverty Social Class Social Justice

Kelley Prendergast

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Maternal and Child Health Public Policy Qualitative Methods

Ali Solhi

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Health Equity Immigration Poverty Social Inequality

Danielle Soucy

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical Race Theory Indigenous Health and Well-being

Jonelle Ward

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Social Policy

Staff

Colleen Brown

Administrative Assistant, Graduate

Staff
Department of Health Aging & Society

Kristine Espiritu

Academic Department Manager

Staff
Department of Health Aging & Society

Postdoctoral Fellows

Aly Bailey

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Disability Gender and Sexuality Health and Well Being Mental Health Qualitative Methods

Stephanie Hatzifilalithis

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Aging and Pensions Care, gender & aging Education Health Health and Well Being Social & Health Policy Social Inequalities Social Policy

Mark Norman

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Mental Health Prisons Sport and Physical Activity

Donya Razavi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Global Health Health Equity Health Policy Health Systems Qualitative Methods