Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

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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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