Teaching

GEOG 221: Environment and Health

Instructors: Dr. Nancy Ross, Dr. Ian Strachan

Offered: Winter 2019

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.

GEOG 503: Advanced Topics in Health Geography

Instructors: Dr. Nancy Ross, Dr. Mylene Riva

Offered: Fall 2018 (11:30 AM – 2:30 PM)

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.