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Michelle Acorn

U of T’s Michelle Acorn to advocate for nurses on a global stage

August 25, 2021

Michelle Acorn has always believed that nurses have an untapped capacity to lead as strategic visionaries.

Global Lens, Our Community Global, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Notisha Massaquoi

Notisha Massaquoi, a renowned expert in health equity, joins U of T Scarborough

August 24, 2021

Notisha Massaquoi has spent more than 30 years advocating for greater access to primary health care in Black communities across Canada.

Our Community Anti-Black Racism, Health, U of T Scarborough
Patrick Feng and Ross Upshur

Improving public health – in real time: U of T experts on the need for Learning Health Systems

August 24, 2021

There are growing calls to seize on the disruption caused by COVID-19 to create better, stronger health systems – not least to deal with the coming wave of disease that will be diagnosed later due to missed care during the pandemic.

Our Community Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Four new U of T medical students share what inspired them to study medicine

August 24, 2021

As they prepare to begin medical school at the University of Toronto, four new students describe their path to the Temerty Faculty of Medicine and what studying and practising medicine means to them. 

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Medical Students, U of T Scarborough
Fiona Rawle

U of T's Fiona Rawle shares kindness-based teaching philosophy in 12 steps: Times Higher Education

August 23, 2021

When it comes to teaching, kindness can’t be an afterthought – it should be built into course designs from the start.

Our Community Student Experience, Biology, Teaching, U of T Mississauga

Researchers explore alternating diets to promote weight loss

August 23, 2021

Nearly 80 per cent of participants in a University of Toronto study lost a “clinically significant” amount of body weight in less than two years after following three successive and varying diets.

Breaking Research, Our Community
Philip Awadalla

New study uncovers evolutionary forces in aging of blood system and increased risk of cancer

August 20, 2021

A new study by researchers at the University of Toronto and Ontario Institute for Cancer Research provides insight into why some people develop a type of leukemia while others do not, despite an age-related increase in blood cells that replicate... Breaking Research Insulin 100, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Cancer, Vector Institute