News roundup - July 17 to July 23, 2020

Jul 23, 2020
Author: 
Ben Gane
Our faculty members frequently make appearences in the media as expert consultants or authors. Each week, we summarize some of the most recent media appearences and contributions our faculty have made.

From Canada to Uganda and beyond: U of T researchers receive funding for COVID-19 projects

U of T News. July 21, 2020. Featuring Dr. Joanna Henderson.

Dr. Joanna Henderson is among a number of U of T researchers to recieve a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The funding will supprt her project: Substance Use in the Context of COVID-19: A Rapid Response Multi-component Program of Youth-engaged Research and Action.

Burnout, A Silent Crisis In Global Health

Forbes. July 20, 2020. Featuring Dr. Monica Malta.

Forbes explores the global health impacts of burnout. Dr. Monica Malta comments on the impact of burnout on those working in global health.

Autistic people with rare mutation may have unique brain anatomy 

Spectrum News. July 17, 2020. Featuring Dr. Jacob Vorstman.

Autistic people with a chromosomal mutation have a distinct brain structure, according to a new brain imaging study. Dr. Jacob Vorstman comments regarding how this could change how we group idiopathic autism.

Mental Well-being during the Covid-19 pandemic

Toronto Public Library. July 16, 2020. Featuring Dr. Katy Kamkar.

As communities re-open during COVID-19, our routines are being disrupted again as we do our best to adapt to what’s next. Dr. Katy Kamkar
offers great tips on how to care for your mental health during the transition.

Oct 9 5th Annual Continuing Professional & Practice Development (CPPD) Day
Departmental | 8:15am–3:45pm
Oct 31 Orientation Day for New Faculty
Departmental | 8:00am–5:00pm
Nov 21 Annual Department of Psychiatry Psychopharmacology Conference
Departmental | 8:00am–4:30pm
Nov 27 Promotions Primer
Departmental | 1:00pm–4:30pm