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Towards Improving the Mental Health of African, Black, and Caribbean Children and Youths: A Participatory Research Agenda

Posted by GHO Admin on September 18, 2017 in Events

Date: Mon. Sept. 25, 2017 @ 8-10AM
Location: Rm. 3H01, 3rd Floor, Tupper Building


James Robinson Johnston (JRJ) Chair in Black Canadian Studies - Candidate Seminar. Bukola Salami, PhD Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. Dr. Bukola Salami's area of research is immigrant health, including the health of African children and youth. She currently holds a tenure track position at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. Her doctoral work at the University of Toronto was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program. Over the last 3 years, she has been involved in almost 30 funded projects on migration and well-being. She has been principal investigator on several externally funded projects, including those funded by SSHRC, the M.S.I. Foundation, and PolicyWise for Children and Families. A board member of Africa Centre (in Alberta), a public member on the Council of the Alberta College of Social Workers, and a council member and Research Committee co-chair of the Edmonton Local Immigrant Partnership, Dr. Salami is also an active volunteer and community member. In 2016, Avenue Magazine named her one of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 for her contribution to improving the well-being of immigrants in Alberta.

For more information contact: Kasia Wolkowicz