uprooted people (refugees, street people, immigrants)
public health in conflicted regions of the world
disabilities, habilitation and rehabilitation (hearing loss)
Primary Teaching Responsibilities
CHL 5118H: International Health, Human Rights and Peacebuilding
CHL 5117H: A Global Perspective on the Health of Women and Children
Honours & Awards
Current Research Projects
ongoing – Hearing and vision screening in the Middle East.
ongoing – Health needs of street children in Kenya.
1999-2004 – Health needs of waste pickers in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
ongoing – HIV/AIDS in Toronto and in Africa
ongoing – Capacity building in health education and service delivery in the Middle-East.
Chalin CG. Medical Assessment, Treatment, and Follow-up of Sexually Abused Children. In C.R. Bagley and R.J. Thomlison [Eds.] Child Sexual Abuse: Critical Perspectives on Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment. Toronto: Wall and Emerson, 1991.
Chalin CG. An Overview of Problem-Based Learning. Chengdu: Huaxi Press, 1992.
Chalin CG. Toward the Healing of our Children: Perspectives on Child Abuse. APCE Advocate 1992; 17(2):7-12. (Reprinted with permission for Nova Scotia newsletter).
Chalin CG. Procedures for Emergency Evacuation. Report written for the Rwanda Evacuation of Canadian Civilians. Secretary of State, Government of Canada, 1994.
Chalin CG. Report on the Street Children’s Project. Manuscript written for the Social Responsibility Department of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa, 1995.
Chalin CG. Report of Kenyan Elections (1997). Report written for Interchurch Coalition on Africa and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Ottawa), 1998.
Chalin CG. Medical Education and the Paradigm Shift in Understanding Health and Health Care. Proceedings of Workshop: Al-Quds University, Palestinian Authority, 1999.
Chalin CG. Problem-Based Learning in Medical Education. Proceedings of Workshop: Al-Quds University, Palestinian Authority, 1999.
Chalin, CG. Gender and Waste Management. Vietnam: NISTPASS, 2002.
Chalin, CG et al. Issues related to the health of women and children waste pickers in Vietnam. In Gender and the Easte Economy: Vietnamese and International Experiences. Hanoi: National Political Publishers, 2003, pp. 124-140.