Evidence to practice: Designing gender-sensitive health promotion approaches for men

Apr 3,2017 | Consortium_staff Webinars

Knowledge Translation Canada National Seminar Series
Date(s): April 13, 2017, 12:00-1:00 pm (ET)
Presented by: Dr. Joan Bottorff

The April session of the Knowledge Translation Canada National Seminar Series will be presented by Dr. Joan Bottorff. Dr. Bottorff is a Professor in the School of Nursing and Director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna, Canada. She is an Affiliate Scientist at the BC Cancer Agency, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Her research program focuses on developing more inclusive understandings of health behaviors, and the development of gender-sensitive and gender-specific health promotion interventions for women and men.

Learning objectives:

  • Outline the approach used to develop and evaluate a novel intervention based on qualitative evidence using as an example the Dads in Gear program.
  • Learn about approaches for engaging men in aiding the translation of evidence into messages and strategies that can be used to support their efforts for lifestyle change.
  • Appreciate the value of integrating gender-related influences in designing health

To register:

  • This session is offered by WebEx from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. All registration requests should be sent to Meghan Storey: storeym@smh.ca by Wednesday, April 12th at 12:00 PM ET.

Next session(s):

  • May 11

Recordings of each session will be available on KT Canada’s website.