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October 20, 2014
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The Manulife Centre for Community Health Research promotes and conducts interprofessional research and education in the field of health and well-being. While housed in the Faculty of Social Work, the MCCHR strives to be community-based by reaching beyond the faculty and the discipline of social work to community partner organizations and individual community stakeholders as well as other faculties and disciplines.

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The Change Project is a report that will address gendered violence on campus, The Cord
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The Change Project featured in Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children brief
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The Social Innovation Research Group findings featured by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
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Laurier’s Manulife Centre for Healthy Living re-launched with discussion on HIV disclosure
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Horsepower Therapy
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Dr. Ginette Lafrenière

Director, Manulife Centre for Community Health Research

Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work

Dr. Lafrenière teaches both at the Master's and Ph.D. levels courses in research methods, diversity, community development and social change. She is the founding Director of the Social Innovation Research Group (S.I.R.G) which is a research and training incubator comprised of a multidisciplinary group of researchers and community practitioners dedicated to university/community collaboration. She has recently been appointed as the Director of the Manulife Centre for Community Health Research. Dr. Lafrenière's work is centered within three main areas of research and practice: university-community collaboration, violence against women, and poverty and social justice.