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New study finds that structural racism and institutional mistrust are the most prevalent factors influencing Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy

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Professor  Peter A. Newman at the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and his research […]

Tamil Heritage Month: FIFSW research addressing Tamil communities abroad

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Professor Peter A. Newman’s extensive research addresses global health and human rights, with a focus on HIV […]

6 projects that highlight the imperative to “Let communities lead” on World AIDS Day 

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  Ending AIDS is withing our reach, but to achieve this goal, communities need to be leading […]

Watch, listen and read: FIFSW faculty offer a wealth of resources for those interested in learning more on World AIDS Day about the fight against HIV

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  December 1st is World AIDS Day — a day for people worldwide to unite in the fight […]

Peter Newman examines the parallels between HIV and COVID-19 — and makes the case for a biosocial approach

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Professor Peter A. Newman has devoted two decades to HIV research, contributing to a wealth of expertise […]

FIFSW researchers spearhead a new interdisciplinary initiative to end AIDS

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  On World AIDS Day, December 1, faculty members from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work are […]

New research on the complex factors that shape COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among racialized sexual and gender minorities aims to build trust in the health-care system

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  At a time when vaccine passports and mandates are on the rise, two University of Toronto social work researchers are […]

Peter Newman and Adrian Guta consider the pros and cons of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and vaccine promotion

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Professor Peter A. Newman and alumnus Adrian Guta (now Associate Professor at the School of Social Work […]

#SafeHandsSafeHearts addresses the needs of racialized LGBTQIA+ communities in Thailand, India and Canada during COVID-19

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Research led by Professor Peter A. Newman, Provost Postdoctoral Fellow Notisha Massaquoi and Professor Charmaine Williams has […]

Global News interviews Peter Newman about TCDSB’s removal of YouthLine from its list of resources for LGBTQ2 students


Professor Peter Newman was interviewed by Global News on January 12 about the Toronto Catholic District School […]