Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Women’s Health Research Chair

The Women’s Health Research Chair at the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital (funded by the University of Toronto, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care and St. Michael’s Hospital) will lead a program of research and education in women’s health; the Chair will also have an international aspect, encouraging exchange and partnership with clinicians and researchers around the world.

Professor Cindy-Lee Dennis was appointed to the Chair in 2016. This appointment will enable Prof. Dennis to continue leading an extensive program of research in women’s health, with a particular emphasis on improving breastfeeding outcomes, addressing perinatal depression and anxiety, examining the health of immigrant women and children, and developing interventions that involve fathers.

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