Teaching

Environment and Health – GEOG 221

Instructors: Dr. Nancy Ross, Dr. Ian Strachan

This course introduces physical and social environments as factors in human health, with an emphasis on the physical properties of the atmospheric environment as they interact with diverse human populations in urban settings.

Advanced Topics in Health Geography – GEOG 503

Instructors: Dr. Nancy Ross, Dr. Mylene Riva

This course offers a critical review of current themes and trends in health geography, with emphasis on geographical perspectives in public health research. Topics include the social and environmental determinants of chronic and infectious disease, health and health-related behaviours. Seminars focus on critical appraisal of conceptual and methodological approaches in health geography research.