Skyline Of Barrie, Ontario

Tackling Urban Health Challenges in the City of Barrie

July 20, 2018

Obesity, physical inactivity, diabetes, and opioids are just some of the prominent health issues facing modern cities. Often many of these challenges can lead to poor health outcomes and the development of chronic conditions. Healthy Barrie, a partnership between the… Read more

Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Sharmistha Mishra under the archway at the La Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

U of T Expert on the Rise of Zoonotic Infections

July 9, 2018

Zoonotic infections like Nipah virus and Ebola have begun to appear more rapidly among human populations over the past twenty years, but experts have yet to conclude why this may be the case. The lesser-known Nipah virus has been part… Read more