The Department of Community Health Sciences and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health presents:
Guided by the community towards developing a program of research: Equitable access, health promotion, and health & wellness literacy in racialized/immigrant communities
Dr. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury will be presenting the gradual development of a program of research through interaction and guidance of the racialized/immigrant communities. The multidimensional program of research includes knowledge creation, community capacity building, all level of academics’ competence development, and serving the community through health promotion activities.
- Showcase an ambitious initiative of community engaged program of research.
- Illustrate the significance of social accountability and equity, diversity, & inclusion when engaging with racialized/immigrant communities.
- Comprehend the immense possibility of trans-disciplinary & cross-sectorial collaboration and deep-partnership on answering questions relevant to newcomers’ issues.
Dr. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Department of Community Health Sciences. Dr. Chowdhury’s primary research interests are equitable access to health and social care for the socially vulnerable population of the society, including new immigrants, refugees, and racialized/ethnic communities. He leads his program of research through the approach of Community Based Participatory Research and Integrated Knowledge Translation where efforts for Meaningful Community Engagement is at the core. Dr. Chowdhury has been highly productive and has published nearly 400 scholarly / academic publications including research manuscripts, conference proceedings, and book/book-chapters. He draws upon the diverse set of research methodological skills, transdisciplinary collaboration, and deep community partnership and has been involved in research and training/mentoring both nationally and internationally.
This event is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
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