Nadha Hassen, Ph.D. Student and Vanier Scholar, Public Health Researcher
November 8, 2021
Nadha Hassen is a doctoral student and Vanier Scholar at York University in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change. Her research, writing and projects explore health equity in different environments, with a focus on intersectional anti-racism. Her recent work focuses on examining the link between urban green spaces and mental health for racialized populations by exploring concepts like equity, access and belonging.
She has a Master of Public Health from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, specializing in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences. During this time, she was a CIHR Fellow in Public Health Policy and completed the Community Development Collaborative Program. As a health researcher and chronic illness advocate, she enjoys thinking and working at the intersections of research, education, and advocacy. Connect with her on Twitter @nadhassen