U of T launches Master of Public Health in Black Health degree

The University of Toronto has launched a Master of Public Health in Black Health degree. Students in the two-year program will learn about the reasons behind the health crisis in the Black community, as well as how they can support the well-being of Black patients and provide them with healthcare that takes their diverse identities into account. “We’re going to be addressing African Black epistemologies, so ways of knowing and doing,” said U of T Assistant Professor Roberta Timothy. “It’s an important piece to show there are Black folks who bring knowledge to health, and particularly public health. The Star Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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