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Michaela Hynie, Associate Director of YIHR presented as an invited guest at the Health Research Caucus Reception focused on Global Health Research and Innovation held in Ottawa on May 11th, 2015. The event was attended by Members of Parliament, Senators and invited guests.

Mike Lake, Parliament Secretary to the Minister of Industry visited YIHR on Thursday April 16. We spent the morning introducing YIHR projects, as well as discussing shared interests in research on autism and maternal, child and newborn health.
From left to right:

Wendy Winters, Project Coordinator, Re-Imagining Long Term Residential Care, YIHR
Margaret Hough, Director, Research and International Relations, Faculty of Science
Anne Rochon Ford, Project Lead, National Network on Environments and Women’s Health, YIHR
Mirela Cojoaca, Centre Coordinator, YIHR
Robert Hache, Vice-President Research & Innovation 
Jane Heffernan, Director, Centre for Disease Modelling, YIHR
Michaela Hynie, Associate Director, YIHR
Mike Lake, Parliament Secretary to the Minister of Industry Canada
Marcia Rioux, Co-Director, Disability Rights Promotion International, YIHR
Paula Hearn, Project Coordinator, Disability Rights Promotion International, YIHR
Laura Vukson, Undergraduate Assistant, Expanding the Circle, YIHR
Sandra Gabriele, Executive Committee Member, YIHR
Ron Pearlman, Executive Committee Member, YIHR

Following the YIHR Symposium, the Health Tomorrow journal will be accepting their next papers for Issue 3 due June 30, 2015. The theme of Issue 3 is Health Equity and they seek manuscripts dealing with the differentiation of health and healthcare across populations. Attached you can find the Call for Papers.

Watch a Radio Canada International interview with Anne Rochon Ford from NNEWH speaking about serious health issues in nail salons.