Research Chair: Sepali Guruge, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing
The primary purpose of this endowed chair is to develop and disseminate new knowledge in the area of urban health. More specifically, the chair has four main objectives:
To develop and expand an innovative program of research in urban health that can be used to inform practice, education and policy.
To build research capacity within the area of urban health through strategies such as providing mentorship and training to new and emerging scholars.
To create and maintain linkages with community partners to facilitate innovative collaborative initiatives.
- To take leadership in establishing research teams to investigate a range of topics in urban health.