EXS Graduate Seminar - South Asian Adolescent Diabetes

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Speaker: 

Dr. Ananya Banerjee

Title:

The South Asian Adolescent Diabetes Awareness Program (SAADAP): A Critical Lifestyle Intervention

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Ananya Tina Banerjee is Assistant Professor in the Divisions of Social & Behaviour Health Sciences and Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

She also is the Interim Program Director for the Masters of Public Health –Health Promotion program.

She has a cross-appointment in the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education at the University of Toronto.

She holds leadership positions in original theoretical and applied research with a focus on health and physical activity promotion for racialized communities funded by Public Health Agency of Canada, Social Science and Humanities Research Council and the Lawson Foundation.

Her public health research intersecting with Kinesiology exemplifies a commitment to providing a strong foundation in quantitative and qualitative methods guided by principles of the socio-ecological framework, anti-oppression, intersectionality, community-based participatory research and cultural safety.

She launched and offers the first course on “Race, Ethnicity, And Culture and Health” for graduate students at UofT.