Diversity and inclusion


eClinicalMedicine, Volume 37, July 2021

This Research paper supports SDGs 3 and 10 by characterising racial disparities among pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2. The findings showed that Black women were more likely to have occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2 than White women and that Black women with SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy were more likely to have a preterm delivery.

Vascular Disease in Women, An Overview of the Literature and Treatment Recommendations, 2021, Pages 307-338

This chapter addresses SDG 3 and SDG 10 by discussing how to mitigate racial disparities in vascular care.

Zika Virus Biology, Transmission, and Pathology Volume 1: The Neuroscience of Zika 2021, Pages 43-54

This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG 10 Reducing Inequalities by focusing on the social inequalities in the occurrence of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection and congenital Zika syndrome (CZS).

Libraries, Digital Information, and COVID Practical Applications and Approaches to Challenge and Change Chandos Digital Information Review 2021, Pages 111-118

This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by focusing on the emerging themes in higher education during the pandemic including disabled student needs.
This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by focusing on the he use of wearable devices for disabled and extreme sports.
An epidemic of any infectious disease with significant social and health impacts is a major challenge for a large city. Smallpox is an exemplar pathogen that has the capacity to cause catastrophic impacts on cities
What is Imposter Syndrome, whom does it affect, and when, and why is it important to recognize? In this multidisciplinary article, the phenomenon is defined and discussed by a psychiatrist, followed by strategic advice by a radiologist, interventional radiologist and radiation oncologist.
Elsevier, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Volume 77, June 2021
Kidney disease continues to manifest stark racial inequities in the United States, revealing the entrenchment of racism and bias within multiple facets of society, including in our institutions, practices, norms, and beliefs. In this perspective, we synthesize theory and evidence to describe why an understanding of race and racism is integral to kidney care, providing examples of how kidney health disparities manifest interpersonal and structural racism.
Elsevier, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Volume 148, June 2021
Children with disabilities in Ontario, Canada have their right to equal access to education protected by the 1990 Ontario Human Rights Code and the 1990 Education Act. These legislated rights require the delivery of stigma- and barrier-free education services to children with disabilities. However, the extent to which compliance is achieved by school boards and individual schools is questionable and warrants attention as a matter of both scholarship and public policy.