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Dr. Josephine Wong


Josephine Pui-Hing Wong, RN, MScN, PhD holds the positions of Professor and Research Chair in Urban Health in Daphne Cockwell School of nursing. Josephine has extensive experience in critical public health and urban health promotion. Her research focuses on social identities and health practices; migration and social (dis)integration; and HIV, sexual health and mental health in diasporic and transnational communities. She is committed to doing research “with” and not “for” the affected communities. She seeks to answer the “so what” and “what then” questions in all her research. She leads multidisciplinary teams to design and implement intervention studies on stigma reduction and collective empowerment Asian, Black, Latinx and MENA communities in Canada and Asian women and youth internationally.

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