Health Equity Grand Rounds

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February 2023 Grand Round - Tasha Golden

"Arts, Health, and Health Equity: Opportunities for Impact"

Tasha Golden, PhD is the Director of Research at the International Arts + Mind Lab at Johns Hopkins University, and a national leader and consultant in arts + public health. This talk offers an overview of four key ways in which the arts can impact health and health equity at multiple levels of the social ecological model: from individuals to communities, policies, and culture.

October 2022 Grand Round - Laina Bay-Cheng

"Capable of Risk: Sexual Vulnerability and Dignity in the Sexual Lives of Marginalized Youth"

Laina Bay-Cheng, PhD, joined York University as its first Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs in August 2022. Prior to that, she was on faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work for 17 years, serving as PhD Program Director and then Associate Dean for Faculty Development. Her research concentrates on the impact of interlocked social injustices - namely misogyny, racism, economic injustice, and age-based oppression - on young people’s sexual lives.