(Biography) Mylene Riva is Assistant Professor at McGill University, cross-appointed at the Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Department of Health. She is a health geographer and population health researcher. Her research is concerned with the socio-environmental determinants of health and well-being, their distribution between people, between communities, and across time, and how they produce health inequalities. Her current research focusses on: the links between housing conditions and housing interventions; health and well-being in northern settings; community conditions and health in the Arctic; the health and social impacts of mining development. Mylene holds a Research Scholars - Junior 1 award from Fonds de recherche du Québec ? Santé. Mylene received a BSc in geography and PhD in Public health and health promotion from Université de Montreal. She was a postdoctoral fellow in health geography at Durham University in the UK, and held a Banting postdoctoral fellowship at Université Laval. Prior to joining McGill, Mylene was assistant professor in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine and CHU de Quebec Research Center at Université Laval.
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