Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held in person in Blusson Hall 9920 and virtually over Zoom from 12 noon - 1:15 pm Pacifictime.

Recording links: You must have an SFU login to access the seminar recordings.


FEBRUARY 1, 2024 - Blusson Hall 9920

Promoting Climate Literacy Education in Canada’s Construction Apprenticeships
Dr. John Calvert, Adjunct Professor, FHS, SFU


February 28, 2024, Noon - 1 pm - Black History Month Webinar - Presented over Zoom
Co-hosted by the BC Centre for Disease Control and SFU's Faculty of Health Sciences  

Cultivating Community for Black Physicians in Canada
Dr. Hadal El-Hadi, Founder of Black Physicians of Canada and a Resident of UBC's Public Health and Preventative Medicine Residency Program

March 7, 2024 - Presented over Zoom with group viewing in Blusson Hall 9920

Partnering for change in fracture management in BC: Implementation Science in action 
Dr. Sonia Singh, Hospitalist Physician and Osteoporosis Consultant, Fraser Health Authority; Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU


MARCH 21, 2024 - Blusson Hall 9920
Pacific Institute on Pathogens, Pandemics and Society (PIPPS) Speaker Panel

What can modelling tell us about infectious diseases? 
Dr. Ben Ashby, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, SFU

Building Resilience: A community-based intervention to reduce indoor wildfire smoke exposure
Ravneet Mundy, MPH Candidate, FHS & Graduate Research Assistant, PIPPS, SFU
Prem Gundarah, BA Student, FHS & Research Assistant, PIPPS , SFU


MARCH 29, 2024 - Blusson Hall 9920 

The Canadian Myth: The Exclusion of Internationally Trained Physicians
Dr. Paola Ardiles Gamboa, Senior Lecturer, FHS & Special Projects Advisor to the Vice President, People, Equity and Inclusion, SFU
Simran Purewal, Research Associate, FHS, SFU & MSc Student in Comparative Social Policy, University of Oxford
Dr. Evelyn Encalada Grez, Assistant Professor, Labour Studies Program, Sociology and Anthropology, SFU


MAY 16, 2024 - Blusson Hall 9920 

The battle is never over – successes, failures, challenges, and current developments in 'the world's darkest market'
Dr. Mike Daube, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Australia