News

  • July 28-30, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will present at the Social Media & Society conference in Toronto
  • June 26-30, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will be part of a team from the University of Saskatechewan delivering a series of workshops at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad, India
  • May 30-June2, 2017 — Dr Deonadan will present at the 2017 CSEB conference in Banff, Alberta
  • May 24, 2017 — just found this article about me from earlier in the year
  • May 4, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will speak at YMCI Talks in Toronto
  • April 26-27, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Healthy Canada Conference, themed this year as “Access to Affordable Medicines“, sponsored by the Conference Board of Canada, in Toronto
  • April 1, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Open Access Workshop at the University of Ottawa
  • March 9, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will host a webinar titled, “How ICT can elevate the status of teachers and teaching in the SDG AGENDA
  • March 8, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the MEDLIFE refugee health conference in Ottawa
  • March 6, 2017 — Dr Deonandan will speak about the commercialization of academic publishing at noon in TBT083 (the Senate meeting room) of the University of Ottawa
  • Jan 14, 2017 — The documentary “Having Our Baby; the Surrogacy Boom”, featuring an interview with Dr Deonandan, will be aired on the Documentary Channel on Feb 28, 2017. The trailer is here, and the website here.
  • Jan 10, 2017 — Dr Deonandan is interviewed about international voluntourism by the Verge Magazine
  • Dec 13, 2016 — Dr Deonandan is interviewed by Conor Meade at the Canadian Science Policy conference
  • Dec 7, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will be one of two panelists discussing “The commercialization of academic publishing: Opportunity or threat?” as part of a Lunch & Learn session sponsored by the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO)
  • Nov 17, 2016 — Dr Deonandan is interviewed in Share News and featured on its cover.
  • Oct 14, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will speak on uOttawa campus Oct 19. Details here.
  • Sep 28, 2016 — just found this 2014 article about a paper by Dr Deonandan and Dr Kamila Premji about physicians’ exposure on social media
  • Sep 27, 2016 — Official press release for Raywat Deonandan’s receipt of the 2016 OCUFA Teaching Award
  • Sep 27, 2016 — Raywat Deonandan is announced as one of 6 recipients of the 2016 OCUFA (Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations) best university teachers in the province
  • Oct 22, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will deliver a keynote present at the 9th annual student-led DLSPH conference at the University of Toronto
  • Sep 24, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will present on Global Health Ethics at the University of Ottawa Global Health Conference.
  • July 28, 2016 — A synopsis of Dr Deonadan’s SSHRC-funded project, “Mining the gap: Aboriginal women and the mining industry” is now available on the SSHRC website.
  • June 30, 2016 — Dr Deonandan’s paper with former student Helena Bleeker, titled “Factors Influencing Guyanese Health Worker Migration to Canada” is published in the University of Toronto Medical Journal
  • June 28, 2016 — Dr Deonandan is interviewed in Verge Magazine about international health careers
  • June 13-16, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will attend the CPHA conference in Toronto. If you see him, say hi!
  • June 1, 2016 — Dr Deonandan presents “Mining The Gap: Aboriginal Women and the Mining Industry” at Imagining Canada’s Future in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 16, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will give the keynote address at the Second Annual Student Conference in Population Health
  • May 6, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will lecture to the community of York Mills Collegiate Institute in Toronto
  • May 1, 2016 — The Drs Deonandan are co-investigators on a SSHRC funded research project. The government announcement is here
  • Mar 31, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will give a special talk to the graduate students of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences on career planning
  • Mar 22, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in DVM3105A (Population Trends and International Development) about the Epidemiologic Transition
  • Mar 19, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Career Fair of the Health Sciences Students Association, University of Ottawa
  • Mar 11, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in CMN3103C (Qualitative Methods) on knowledge translation
  • Mar 5, 2016 — Dr Deonandan will speak on the professional panel at Project Pulse Ottawa at Carleton University
  • Nov 15, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will be interviewed by Nick Orchard of Soapbox Productions for a CBC documentary about surrogate mothers
  • Nov 8, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Global Health Young Professionals Summit in Montreal
  • Nov 3, 2015 — Dr Deonandan’s article, “What The Headlines Didn’t Tell You About That Bacon And Cancer Study” is published in The Huffington Post
  • Oct 26-30, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will be recording Epidemiology lectures for the Lecturio corporation in Leipzig, Germany
  • Aug 23, 2015 — A poster for Raywat Deonandan appears at Carifesta XII in Haiti
  • Aug 17, 2015 — Dr Deonandan’s latest paper, “Recent trends in reproductive tourism and international surrogacy: ethical considerations and challenges for policy” is published in  Risk Management and Healthcare Policy
  • July 27, 2015 — Dr Deonandan is quoted in this article about science fraud!
  • June 2, 2015 — Dr Deonandan’s May 1st talk at York Mills Collegiate Institute in Toronto is now online
  • May 23, 2015 — Dr Deonandan’s last textbook, “Nothing To Do With Skin“, is a #1 bestseller for the third time in the categories of Research and Epidemiology
  • May 23, 2015 — Dr Deonandan’s latest book, “Using Population Health Indicators for Global Health and Development“, becomes an Amazon.com #1 bestseller in the categories of Research, Public Health, and Medical Administration & Economics
  • May 15 – June 15, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will be part of the Canadian delegation taking part in the Summer Institute on Global Health & Development in Ahmedabad, India, at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
  • May 5, 2015 — Dr Deonandan is interviewed in the magazine of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine
  • May 4, 2015 — Dr Deonandan is profiled in Western University’s alumni magazine
  • May 1, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will speak at York Mills Collegiate Institute in Toronto
  • Mar 30, 2015 — Dr Deonandan wil give a guest lecture on the topic of “Demographic Transition and Epidemiological Transition, and the World’s Health Needs” in a 3rd year class on Population Trends and International Development (DVM3105A) at the University of Ottawa
  • Mar 24, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the CSEB Western University chapter networking event in London, ON
  • Jan 31, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will conduct a workshop on reproductive tourism for the University of Ottawa’s international development week
  • Jan 26, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on interdisciplinarity in a class on Governance in social health institutions (SSS4520) at the University of Ottawa, 5:30pm
  • Jan 20, 2015 — Dr Deonandan is proud to be a co-author on the paper, “Women exposure during pregnancy to haloacetaldehydes and haloa- cetonitriles in drinking water and risk of small-for-gestational-age neonate” by Samuel Ileka-Priouzeau in Environmental Research
  • Jan 19, 2015 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on health indicators in the undergraduate international development class, “Health, Education Perspectives in International Development” (DVM2110A) at the University of Ottawa, 11:30am
  • Nov 6, 2014 — Dr Deonandan is proud to be a co-author on the paper, The epidemiology of ophthalmological disease among school age children in rural India.
  • Nov 5, 2014 — Dr Deonandan is proud to be a co-author on the paper, Health Sciences (HSS) Buddy Program: Evaluation of its First Year.
  • Nov 4, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will be one of the panelists on a town hall discussing shifting Canadian demographics, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Retirees. 1:30-4:30pm at the RA Centre. UPDATE: This event has been postponed to the Spring of 2015
  • Nov 1, 2014 — Dr Deonandan is proud to be a co-author on the paper,  Low Cost Community Health Interventions to Address the Mental Health Crisis Arising From Greece’s Financial Austerity Measures, by former student, Eleni Ramphos
  • Nov 1, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Student and Young Professionals Global Health Summit in Ottawa. More info here.
  • Oct 24, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will be one of the speakers at the evening event of the Canadian Association for Research in Regenerative Medicine in Marion Auditorium at the University of Ottawa, 6pm.  More details about the event are here.
  • Oct 15, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will speak at an event for Emerging Health Leaders, 4pm in the ARTS building, room 033, at the University of Ottawa.  Details TBA (Update: event appears to have been cancelled.)
  • Oct 14, 2014 — Dr Deonandan was interviewed by Caity Jackson (Stockholm, Sweden) for the youtube podcast, This Week In Global Health with Greg Martin. Broadcast date TBA.
  • Oct 12, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will be interviewed by Squire Jones on The Sean Leslie Show on CKNW radio in Vancouver, 2:30PM PT. Audio of the interview can be heard here.
  • Oct 9, 2014 — Dr Deonandan’s latest article, “The Ebola Outbreak Proves the Need for Health Surveillance“, published on The Huffington Post
  • Oct 2, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will be attending the The Science of Global Health: What’s Next conference at the University of California in San Francisco
  • Sep 27, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will be attending the Social Media & Society conference in Toronto, and will present on our recent work about doctors’ engagement on Twitter and Facebook
  • Sep 13, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will present at the Action Global Health Network conference, which is organized by the medical students of the University of Ottawa
  • July 31, 2014 — Proud to be a co-author with my students Clive Velkers and MacKenzie Turpin on “The Epidemiology of Ophthalmological Disease Among School Age Children in Rural India” in The Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences
  • July 28, 2014 — Proud to be a co-author with  Mostafa Abdul-Fattah, Rita Hafizi, Hiba Abdul-Fattah and Sonia Gulati on “Health Sciences (HSS) Buddy Program: Evaluation of Its First Year” in The Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences
  • July 9, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in the development studies class, DVM3120 (Special Topics).  On what?  Well you’ll just have to wait and see.  (Probably something on India and/or Guyana!)
  • June 30, 2014 — Dr Deonandan is proud to be a co-author, with former student Loae Khir, on our paper, “Shifting The Birth Weight Paradigm”, which was published in Health Science Enquiry.  The paper also won first prize in the journal’s knowledge exchange category!
  • June 20, 2014 — Dr Deonandan is proud to be a co-author, with former student Wynn Peterson, on our paper ” Village health worker training for complications of labor and delivery in rural Maharashtra, India” which has been published in the International Journal of General Medicine
  • May 22, 2014 — The CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) has a review of last night’s panel about the Canada Health Accord
  • May 21, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will participate in a panel discussion on the new Canadian Health Accord, organized by the Emerging Health Leaders of Ottawa.  Civic Hospital amphitheatre, 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa. Poster for the event is here.
  • May 9-10, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will attend the annual student conference of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Details are here.
  • May 7, 2014 — Interview with International Affairs Canada (prior to our Cafe Scientifique event) about medical tourism
  • May 7, 2014 — Along with Dr Ronald Labonte, Dr Deonandan will speak at a Cafe Scientifique event, which is a public discussion of research relevant to the Canadian public.  The topic is medical tourism. Heart and Crown, Mother McGintey room. (Photos from the event are here.)
    67 Clarence St. Ottawa, ON, Please RSVP: jkarpf@uottawa.ca. Official poster is here.
  • May 6, 2014 — An interview with myself and colleagues about medical tourism, in advance of our event tomorrow.
  • April 29, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will give a free one-hour webinar, on behalf of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, on the fundamentals of Global Health theory
  • April 14-23 — Dr Deonandan will be in Guyana, consulting on a development project.  If you’re also in Guyana at that time and would like to meet for a drink, send us an email.
  • April 11-13, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the International Workshop on Women’s Reproductive Health Research at the University of Ottawa
  • March 31, 2014 — The new Deonandia Podcast is launched!
  • March 29, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will give two presentations at the University of Ottawa Healthcare Symposium, on career planning and research ethics
  • March 18, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will present to the graduate students of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences on career planning (GSAED house, 11:30AM)
  • March 12, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will present to the students of St Paul high school in Ottawa, on the topic of career directions in the health sciences
  • March 11, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will present on “Ethical Analysis of Reproductive Tourism” as part of the Master’s seminar series in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 10:AM in THN054
  • Feb 28, 2014 — Dr Deonandan will speak on, “Global Population Health Indicators: How Useful Are They, And How To Use Them” at the Elizabeth Bruyere hospital, Department of Family Medicine’s Academic Day, at 8:AM
  • Feb 23, 2014 — Dr Deonandan’s latest paper, with Sarah Taber, titled “Characteristics of a Transcultural Ethical Framework for Cross-border Reproductive Tourism: Insights from Existing Studies” is published in BJMMR
  • Feb 11, 2014 — Quite surprised and pleased to find my studies on surrogacy to have been cited by a report from the London School of Economics to the European Parliament
  • Feb 6-8, 2014 – Dr Deonandan will be presenting at the Workshop on Global Surrogacy and Reproductive Markets at the University of Ottawa. The event poster is here.
  • Jan 21, 2014 – Dr Deonandan is a co-author on a new paper titled, “Health Professionals in the 21st Century: Results from an Inter Professional and Multi-institutional Global Health Competencies Survey (A Pilot Study)“, whose first author is Dr Mirella Veras.
  • Jan 20, 2014 – Nothing To Do With Skin is officially an Amazon.ca #1 Best Seller!
  • Jan 20, 2014 – Dr Deonandan will guest lecture on “Health Indicators” in DVM2110A (Health, Education, and Perspectives in International Development)
  • Dr Deonandan’s new epidemiology textbook, Nothing To Do With Skin, is published as a Kindle ebook.  (Non-Kindle owners can use the free Kindle Cloud Reader)
  • Jan, 2014 – The paper put together by our writing group in Rwanda has been published in the Lancet Global Health: Building health research infrastructure in Rwanda. Congratulations to the team!
  • Dec, 2013 – You know you’ve arrived when your name is quoted in a lifestyle and fashion magazine: Elle Magazine.  Image here.
  • Nov 26, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will give a public lecture on the topic of “Paradigms of Perception” at 6pm. Location TBD
  • Nov 26, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in the undergraduate class “Global Citizenship and Health” (HSS3105A) on the topic of Climate Change
  • Nov 21, 2013 – Dr Deonandan and graduate student Sarah Newell will present at the Faculty of Medicine’s Global Health Journal Club, at 6pm at the Royal
    Oak Pub at 221 Echo Dr. Papers to be discussed are “The New Global Health” and “The Future of Global Health”
  • Nov 13, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will speak at an event (“Workshop on Careers in Global Health”) sponsored by the Emerging Health Leaders organization, on a topic TBD, at 5:30pm on UOttawa campus, room FSS6032
  • Nov 12, 2013 – Dr Deonandan and Dr Kamila Premji will present on “Family Physicians’ Sharing of Personal Information on Facebook” at the annual meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) in Ottawa, 3pm
  • Nov 7, 2013 – Dr Deonandan and his colleague, Dr Kamila Premji, will be interviewed on the Bill Good Show on CKNW in Vancouver (11:30PT / 2:30ET)
  • Nov 7, 2013 – Dr Deonandan and colleagues at the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences will be available to answer questions about graduate school at the University of Ottawa’s graduate school open house in the Terminus, 9:am-noon
  • Nov 4, 2013 – Dr Deonandan’s article, “The 10/90 Gap is Holding Rwanda Back” appears in the Huffington Post
  • Oct 30, 2013 – Dr Deonandan and Dr Kamila Premji are interviewed about their “Doctors on Facebook” paper by Sharon Kirkey in The Ottawa CitizenThe Star PhoenixThe Calgary HeraldThe Montreal GazetteThe Leader-Post, The Vancouver Sun,The Windsor Star (with versions2 and3),and Canada.com.
  • Oct 27, 2013 – Dr Deonandan speak about international health and development career planning at a special panel at the Canadian Conference on Global Health in Ottawa. Details are on page 9.
  • Oct 24, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will speak about international development career planning at “ What Comes Next”, organized by the Political and International Development Studies Student Association (PIDSSA), to be held 5pm on Uottawa campus, LPR285
  • Oct 21, 2013 – Dr Deonandan’s article, “Is Facebook a Luxury or a Right?” is published in the Huffington Post
  • Oct 9, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will present at the SGS Fitness event, “Healthcare Entrepreneurship” at Algonquin College, B185, at 6:30pm
  • Oct 2, 2013 – Check out Dr Deonandan’s latest article on the website of the Institute of Knowledge Mobilization
  • Sep 23, 2013 – Dr Deonandan’s latest paper, “A pilot study: research poster presentations as an educational tool for undergraduate epidemiology students” is published in Advances in Medical Education and Practice
  • Sep 16, 2013 – Pre-publication of Dr Deonandan’s latest paper, “ Assisted Reproduction and Cross-Border Maternal Surrogacy Regulations in Selected Nations”, is now available
  • Sep 16, 2013 – Pre-publication PDF of Dr Deonandan’s latest co-publication, “ Family Physicians Sharing of Personal Information on Facebook”, is now available
  • Sep 14, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will speak at the AGHN Global Health symposium in Ottawa on the topic of “emerging opportunities for long term work in global health”
  • Aug 23, 2013 – Raywat will be one of the judges at the Speakout slam poetry contest at Daniel Spectrum in Toronto
  • Aug 29, 2013 – Dr Deonandan’s new textbook is now live: International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
  • Aug 21, 2013 – Dr Deonandan’s latest paper:, “Obamacare and American National Identity” has been published in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences
  • Aug 21, 2013 – The latest edition of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences is now live
  • Aug 20, 2013 – Just found this article from February about one of Dr Deonandan’s studies, Academic studies on the ethics of reproductive tourism
  • Aug 19, 2013 – Apparently there’s a photo of Raywat Deonandan positioned quite prominently at the Carifesta XI event in Paramaribo, Suriname. Ruel Johnson took a quick photo.
  • Aug 3-9, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will be presenting a short course on academic publishing in Kigali, Rwanda
  • June 26, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will present on, “Ethical Challenges and Solutions Presented by International Reproductive Tourism” at the Biennial Meeting of the CSEB in St John’s, Newfoundland
  • June 25, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will moderate a session on “Behavioural Epidemiology” at the Biennial Meeting of the CSEB in St John’s Newfoundland
  • June 22, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will judge the poster presentations at the CSEB Student Conferencein St John’s, Newfoundland
  • June 22, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will speak at the CSEB Student Conferencein St John’s, Newfoundland, on the topic of “Tips and strategies for writing for peer-reviewed journals”
  • June 4, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will speak on, “Contemplating the Ethics of Reproductive Tourism” at the uOttawa Workshop on Women’s Reproductive Health Research
  • May 27, 2013 – Hmm, it seems that Dr Deonandan’s obscure (but oh so important) paper titled, “The Killing of bin Laden and the Undermining of Public Health” was cited in a recent lecture by Professor Richard Sullivan, Director of the Institute for Cancer Policy, King’s College London Integrated Cancer Centre, in a class called “Conflict & Health”. Kewl.
  • April 23, 2013 – Dr Deonandan’s article, “Should This Combat Sport Be Illegal?” is published in TheHuffington Post
  • April 9, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will present to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa (room RGN 2022) on the topic of “Gender inequality as it relates to reproductive technologies”, 12:30pm
  • April 7, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will present at the IFMSA-QcGlobal Health Symposium in Montreal, on the topic of Global Health journalism
  • April 2, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will present at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)in New Delhi, India, on the topic of “Health and Development Challenges Among Guyana’s AmerIndian Population”
  • April 1, 2013 – Dr Deonandan is interviewed about reproductive tourism in Health Perspectives
  • Mar 28, 2013 – Just learned that Raywat’s short story, “King Rice”, was published in the anthology titled, The Bowling Was Superfine, in February of 2012. Review is here.
  • Mar 23, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will present at the University of Ottawa Health Symposium
  • Mar 15, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will represent the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa public Open House
  • Mar 11, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in the graduate class EDU5270 “Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Counselling” in LMX 117 at the University of Ottawa
  • Feb 14, 2013 — Quoted in “Television Halves Sperm Count!” on the My Health Wire website.
  • Jan 30, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will give a public lecture titled, “An Ethical Analysis of Reproductive Tourism” as part of International Development Weekat the University of Ottawa, 5:30pm in LMX407.
  • Jan 29, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will present on Research Ethics at the IDRC
  • Jan 28, 2013 – An interview (in French) with Dr Deonandan is published in La Presse, titled, “Le déclin du sperme: réel ou pas?
  • Jan 25, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will guest lecture in DVM2110A (Health, Education Perspectives in International Development) on the topic of health indicators
  • Jan 22, 2013 –The book, “Travelling Well: Essays in Medical Tourism” is published and made free to download (follow link). Edited by Ron Labonte, Vivien Runnels, Corinne Packer, and Raywat Deonandan
  • Jan 22, 2013 – Dr Deonandan will guest lecture today in HSS3332A (Technology and Health) on the topic of reproductive technologies
  • Jan 14, 2013 – Dr Deonandan’s papers on reproductive tourism are cited in news reports by the International Medical Travel Journal and the Global Medical Tourism news site
  • Nov 18, 2012 – Dr Deonandan’s and Andreea Bente’s paper, “India’s assisted reproduction bill and the maternal surrogacy industry” is published in the International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Nov 18, 2012 – Dr Deonandan’s, Bekkie Vineberg’s and Sarah Zelcer’s paper, “Pre-departure global health ethics training for medical volunteers: one strategy” is published in the International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Nov 6, 2012 – An interview with Dr Deonandan is published in The Ward website
  • Oct 29, 2012 – Dr Deonandan’s first article in the Huffington Postwas published on reproductive tourism
  • Oct 27, 2012 – Dr Deonandan was interviewed on CBC Ottawa Morning by Robin Bresnahan. The audio is streaming here, or can be accessed on our reviews page.
  • Oct 26, 2012 – Dr Deonandan will present on careers in Health Sciences at University of Ottawa Day
  • Oct 23, 2012 – Healthcanal.com, Bioethics.net, and Care Tourism have picked up the news about Dr Deonandan’s latest work in reproductive tourism
  • Oct 23, 2012 – The University of Ottawa has issued a press release about Dr Deonandan’s latest two papers about reproductive tourism
  • Oct 21, 2012 – Dr Deonandan, along with Dr Donald Sutherland, Dr Rachel Thibeault, Genvieve Bois, and Barbara Astle will take part in a global health career seminar, hosted by the Canadian Society for International Health
  • Oct 20, 2012 – Dr Deonandan will speak to the Global Health Advocates group of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students, 8:30AM at the Best Western on O’Connor Street, Ottawa
  • Oct 9, 2012 – Dr Deonandan’s, Samantha Green’s, and Amanda van Beinum’s paper, “Ethical concerns for maternal surrogacy and reproductive tourism” is published in BMJ’s Journal of Medical Ethics.
  • Oct 8, 2012 – Dr Deonandan and Dr Ophira Ginsburg’s article, “Breast Cancer – The Hidden Epidemic” is published in India Currents Magazine
  • Oct 8, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will give an address at Central Connecticut State University on “The Politicization of Science
  • Oct 3, 2012 – Dr Deonandan is interviewed by Luis Miguel Ariza for a feature article in the Spanish newspaper, El país Semanal. Actual article forthcoming!
  • Sep 24, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will speak on the panel of “Politics At The Pub“, organized by the Canadian International Council, on the topic of “Do international social movements have a real impact on policy and achieving intended results?” The Bytown Tavern, Ottawa, 5:15-7:00pm
  • Sep 22, 2012 – Dr Deonandan will speak on the “Ethical Considerations of International Placements” panel at the Ontario Student Midwives 2012conference at Ryerson University in Toronto
  • Sep 18, 2012 – Dr Deonandan’s, Mirhad Loncar’s, Prinon Rahman’s and Sabrina Omar’s paper, “Measuring reproductive tourism through an analysis of Indian ART clinic Websites” is published in the International Journal of General Medicine
  • Sep 13, 2012 — Dr Deonandan is interviewed in the UOttawa student paper, The Fulcrum
  • Sep 5, 2012 — one of my Google bots delivered to me a Jan 3, 2011, article that quotes me on Canada’s AHR laws. It’s on the Planet Insane website
  • Sep 5, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s work on sperm quality decline in cited by the Open Filecommunity news service
  • Sep 5, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s blog post on the UOttawa Gazette’s webpage, titled, “Is Human Sperm Getting Less Healthy?” is published.
  • Aug 30, 2012 — Dr Deonandan is quoted by the American Council on Science and Health
  • Aug 30, 2012 — Dr Deonandan is quoted in an article on Fooyoh.com
  • Aug 30, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will give an overview of issues in global health to University of Ottawa peer educators, 2pm, University Centre Terminus
  • Aug 30, 2012 — Dr Deonandan is quoted on the Indonesian news site, Detik Health
  • Aug 29, 2012 — Dr Deonandan is quoted in The Oh Face blog. (I just like the blog’s name.)
  • Aug 29, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s research is discussed on Jezebel.com
  • Aug 28, 2012 — Dr Deonandan is quoted in The Medical Daily
  • Aug 28, 2012 — A feature article, “Sperm Quality & Quantity Declining, Mounting Evidence Suggests”, based in part on one of Dr Deonandan’s recent papers, is published in LiveScience.com. The article is reproduced on Yahoo! News, NBC News, and the mighty Huffington Post
  • Aug 23, 2012 — The laest paper by Dr Deonandan, Dr Ghada Al-Sulaiti, Asha Gajaria and Dr Kathryn Suh, “Factors associated with staff and physician influenza immunization at a children’s hospital in Ontario, Canada” is now published in International Journal of General Medicine
  • Aug 22, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s latest paper, “Health Questions Posed by Amerindians in Guyana’s Deep Interior” has been published in Global Journal of Health Science
  • Aug 22, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s latest paper, “Clinical Complaints amongst Patients in a Guyanese Prison” has been published in Global Journal of Health Science
  • Aug 17, 2012 — “Predictive value of CD4 cell count nadir on long-term mortality in HIV-positive patients in Uganda” is published in HIV/AIDS – Research and Palliative Care
  • July 19, 2012 — New America Mediawill award the 2012 Ethnic Media Awards in San Francisco. Raywat’s article, “The Ethics of Surrogacy” has won 2nd place in the Outstanding International Reporting category
  • June 19, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will present on, “The politicization of science and the unexamined morality of Public Health” at the 2012 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum
  • May 23, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s, Howard Schachter’s, Mylan Ly’s, Alberta Girardi’s, Denise Lynch Lacroix’s, Ceri Moore’s, Nick Barrowman’s and Idil Abdulkadir’s paper, “An Approach to Comparing Nations for Inclusion of Studies in Health-based Systematic Literature Reviews,” is published in The Internet Journal of Epidemiology
  • May 23, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will chair a session on “Emergent Creativity in the Middle East” at the Spirituality, Emergent Creativity and Reconciliation conference at St Paul’s University in Ottawa, Ontario
  • May 23, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s, Arif Jinha’s, Jason Benovoy’s, Michele Meilleur Sarazin’s and Jennifer Doswell’s paper, “A Pilot Study for Case-Based Learning Among Undergraduate Students in Global Health”, is published in The Internet Journal of Medical Education
  • Apr 20, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s, Charmaine Stanley’s and Tania El-Hindi’s paper, “The Arab Uprising: Indicators of Female Health, Development and Empowerment”, is published in The Internet Journal of World Health and Societal Politics
  • Apr 20, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s paper, “The Killing of bin Laden and the Undermining of Public Health”, is published in The Internet Journal of Public Health
  • Apr 20, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s paper, “Implications of India’s Skewed Sex Ratio”, is published in The Internet Journal of Public Health
  • Apr 3, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on conducting global health research in Guyana in the class, “Global Citizenship” (HSS4324B) in Lees A131 at 11:30am
  • Mar 23, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will serve as a Discussant on the Global Health panel of the Centre for International Policy Studies‘ annual graduate student conference
  • Mar 22, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s and Marya Jaleel’s article, “Global decline in semen quality: ignoring the developing world introduces selection bias” is published in International Journal of General Medicine
  • Mar 16, 2012 — Raywat will be one of the speakers at “Kismet Connections“in Toronto
  • Mar 14, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s article, “Kony 2012 campaign makes us feel good — and that’s bad” is published in The Toronto Star
  • Feb 17, 2012 — Dr Deonandan’s, Premal Patel’s and Robyn Winterbottom’s paper, “A student-run peer-reviewed journal: an educational tool for students in the health sciences” is published in Advances in Medical Education and Practice
  • Feb 16, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will give a public talk to University of Ottawa medical students on the topic of, “Implications of India’s Skewed Sex Ratio and Other Aspects of Assisted Reproduction.” Noon in RGN 2112.
  • Feb 7, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will give a public lecture as part of International Development Week; title, “The Brave New World of Reproductive Medical Tourism“. 4-5:30pm. MNT103, University of Ottawa main campus
  • Jan 24, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in Introduction to Epidemiology (HSS4303A) on the topic of disease surveillance, 4pm in MNT201
  • Jan 24, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in Health Technology Assessment (HSS3332) on the topic of assisted reproductive technologies, 2:30PM in DMS1120
  • Jan 13, 2012 — Dr Deonandan will participate in the University of Ottawa’s pre-departure training for medical students, providing ethics training for those embarking on overseas placements
  • Dec 8, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will represent the Interdiscplinary School of Health Sciences at an information evening for high school students, 5pm
  • Nov 30, 2011 — Dr Deonandan’s and Amber Backwell’s paper, “Driving deaths and injuries post-9/11” is published in the International Journal of General Medicine
  • Nov 28, 2011 — Dr Deonandan’s and Tarun Rahman’s paper, “Implications and reflections on the 2010 Supreme Court ruling on Canada’s AHR Act” is published in the International Journal of Women’s Health
  • Nov 25, 2011 — Dr Deonandan’s paper, “The Mandatory Census: Tension Between Individual Rights and the Public Good” is published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health
  • Nov 24, 2011 — At the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine’s global health journal club, Dr Deonandan will present the paper by Jha et al titled, “Trends in selective abortions of girls in India: analysis of nationally representative birth histories from 1990 to 2005 and census data from 1991 to 2011.”6:30-8pm, RGN 2112
  • Nov 16-19, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will be in attendance at the 9th annual Musculoskeletal Congenital Anomalies meeting in Ottawa
  • Nov 12-14, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will be in attendance at the first combined Canadian Global Health Conference in Montreal
  • Nov 8, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in HSS2102 (“Communication and Health”) on the topic of the public health implications of assisted reproduction
  • Nov 1, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will be in attendance at the Global Health Ethics Symposium at the University of Toronto. If you see him, so say hello!
  • Oct 15, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will participate in the University of Ottawa’s pre-departure training for medical students, providing ethics training for those embarking on overseas placements
  • Oct 11, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will provide basic training on global health issues to the University of Ottawa peer educator team, UCU301 @5:30pm
  • Oct 11, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture to the University of Ottawa class, “Santé Internationale” (HSS4731) on Medical Tourism in CBY B012 @ noon
  • Sep 26, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will present at a science career panel at Encounters With Canada
  • Sep 23, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will speak at a symposium on science policy at McGill University
  • Sep 21-23, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will attend the annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society in Toronto
  • July 3, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will a chair a panel on “Lessons from the field” at the symposium called “50 years of the pill in Canada: What has been the impact?”
  • Sep 2-6, 2011 — Raywat will attend the annual NetIP conference in Washington, DC
  • June 6, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will present a poster titled “An Approach to Comparing Nations for Inclusion of Studies in Health-based Systematic Literature Reviews” at the Third North American Congress of Epidemiology in Montreal
  • April 8, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will give two presentations at the Faculty of Medicine’s pre-departure training for global health placement participants in Roger Guindon Hall, room 2111, from 5-8pm. Titles of presentations: “The Role of Colonialism in Global Health” and “Ethical Aspects of Global Health”
  • Mar 27, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will be one of the panelists and speakers at the third annual McGill University Student Colloquium on Health and Law, 10am-4:30pm, 3650 McTavish, Thomson House, McGill University, Montreal QC
  • Feb 2, 2011 — As part of International Culture and Development Week, Dr Deonandan will give a public lecture on “The Connections Between the Legacy of Colonialism and Global Health“, University of Ottawa, UCU25, 5:30pm
  • Jan 28, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on assisted reproductive technologies in HSS3332 (Technologies and Health)
  • Jan 28, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on assisted reproductive technologies in HSS3332 (Technologies and Health)
  • Jan 27, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on in HSS4324B (Global Citizenship), re: Global Health in Guyana
  • Jan 26, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will present to the students of Muchmoor Public School, re: AmerIndian life in Guyana
  • Jan 15, 2011 — Dr Deonandan will present the global health portion of the peer educators’ training session at the University of Ottawa
  • Dec 17-19, 2010 — Dr Deonandan is scheduled to speak at the Bodies Across Borders workshop in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dec 15, 2010 — Dr Deonandan’s work is discussed in this Czech article
  • Dec 12, 2010 — Mentioned on the website of the Mexican embassy in Canada!
  • Dec 12, 2010 — Dr Deonandan is featured on the front page of The Ottawa Citizen, having been interviewed for a story on reproductive tourism
  • Nov 5, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the 2010 International Women’s & Children’s Health Conference in Burlington, ON.
  • Nov 2, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will present at the Canadian Conference for Global Health Research in Ottawa
  • Late October, 2010: Dr Deonandan will join the medical team of the Toronto NGO Vea’havta on their mission to the Mazaruni area of the interior of Guyana
  • Oct 15-17, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will attend and present at the conference of the Canadian Association for American Studies in Windsor, ON
  • Oct 13, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture in HSS3101G (“Research Methods”) on Survey Research, University of Ottawa, Simard 425, 11:AM
  • Sep 28, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will be on the Careers Panel at Encounters With Canada, Terry Fox Youth Centre, 3:30pm
  • Sep 24, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will present at the “Politics of Reproduction” seminar in Montreal
  • Sep 2, 2010 — Dr Deonandan is interviewed on Radio Canada International’s “Indo Canadian Report” regarding reproductive tourism in India
  • Aug 19-22, 2010 — Raywat will attend the 2010 NetIP conference in Seattle. So if you see him there, do say hello.
  • July 24-Aug 1, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will be conducting village-based health education interventions in Guyana
  • July 17, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Goa Medical College in Goa, India
  • July 16, 2010 — Raywat will speak about Indo-Caribbean identity at the University of Goa in Goa, India
  • July 9, 2010 — Raywat’s article, “The Man Who Would Not Eat”, is published in California’s India Currents Magazine
  • July 9, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will speak at Jawarlahal Nehru University in New Delhi, India, at the Centre for Canadian, US, and Latin American Studies and the School of International Studies
  • June 24-26, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will present on reproductive tourism at the Medical Tourism conference at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver
  • June 14-17, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will attend and present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Public Health Association in Toronto
  • June 7, 2010 — Dr Deonandan proudly attends the convocation ceremonies of the graduating class of 2010!
  • May 30, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will present the award for best abstract at the CAVEPM student conference at the University of Guelph
  • May 27-28, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will judge the posters of the student conference of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology & Biostatistics in Kingston, ON
  • May 16, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will give a brief primer on Guyanese culture to the Ve’ahavta medical mission team in Toronto
  • Mar, 2010 — For the fourth year in a row, Raywat will serve as judge for the Katha Indian American Fiction Contest, alongside Minal Hajratwala
  • Mar 23-28, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will present on “reproductive tourism” at the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Merida, Mexico
  • MAr 10, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will speak on “Climate Change and Public Health” at the “Teach-in For Climate Justice” event at the University of Ottawa. 7:00pm, CBY B012
  • Feb 27, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will present on AmerIndian health issues at the 40th Anniversary Dinner Dance of the Republic of Guyana, 7pm, 1000 Byron Ave, Ottawa, Canada
  • Feb 17, 2010 — Raywat will judge the annual Hart House (University of Toronto) literary contest
  • Feb 13-19, 2010 — Raywat will join the Ve’ahavta humanitarian organization on a medical mission to the interior of Guyana.
  • Feb 5, 2010 — Raywat’s India Currents article is syndicated in New American Media under the title, “Why India Has an Advantage Over China”
  • Feb 5, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on the topic of “reproductive tourism” in the Women and Health class (FEM2104A) at the University of Ottawa, 2:30pm in room 1150, Desmarais Pavillion
  • Feb 2, 2010 — Raywat’s article, “Advantage India”, is published in India Currents magazine
  • Jan 27, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will provide the closing statements at the debate More Aid or Less?, 4pm-5:30pm, University of Ottawa “Agora”
  • Jan 26, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on the topic of reproductive technologies in the Technology and Health class (HSS3332) at the University of Ottawa, 2:30pm
  • Jan 25, 2010 — Dr Deonandan will Chair a session for International Culture and Development Weektitled, “Casino capitalism kills: What we know and what to do about it”, 4pm-5:30pm, UCU205, University of Ottawa
  • Nov 27, 2009 — Dr Deonandan joins the steering committee of the Ottawa chapter of the Guyana SchoolNet programme
  • Nov 20, 2009 — For the second time, Raywat will serve as judge at the SpeakOut Slam Poetry contest at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus. Time and exact location TBA.
  • Nov 13, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will present on the ethics of reproductive tourism at a special Medical Tourism symposium at the Novotel Hotel in Ottawa
  • Nov 8, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will attend the annual Ve’ahavta Starry Nights awards ceremony and gala, Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts, to talk about some of the organization’s international development efforts
  • Nov 7, 2009 — Along with Dr Sanni Yaya, Dr Deonandan will co-host the Health Sciences department’s first annual Career Day event for 3rd and 4th year students, Sheraton the Arts building, 70 Laurier Ave E, 1pm-5pm
  • Nov 6, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will give a guest lecture on the fundamentals of epidemiology to the HSS3101 Health Research Methods class at the University of Ottawa, 11:30am-1:pm
  • Oct 27, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will present at a Career Day event for Encounters With Canada at the Terry Fox Youth Centre, 1805 Gaspe, Ottawa, 3pm.
  • Oct 16, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will talk to high school students about the Health Sciences programme during the University of Ottawa’s open house
  • Sep 25, 2009 — Raywat will speak to the Hart House Writers’ Group at the University of Toronto, 6pm
  • Sep 25-27, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will be part of the Health Sciences delegation from the University of Ottawa at the Ontario Universities Fair in Toronto
  • Sep 6, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will present on, “Superpower and Superpoverty: What to do About South Asia’s Widening Health and Development Gaps”, at the 2009 NetIP Conference in Toronto. Sheraton Hotel, Toronto, 10:30AM
  • Aug 26, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will provide an overview of concepts in Health Promotion at the University of Ottawa Health Promotion peer educator orientation day, 9:30am in Morriset 212
  • Aug 26, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will provide an overview of issues in Global Health at the University of Ottawa Health Promotion peer educator orientation day, 3:15pm in Morriset 212
  • July 24, 2009 — Raywat will judge the SPEAKOut Spoken Word competition at Ryerson University in Toronto
  • June 23, 2009 — Raywat is interviewed on The Indo-Canadian Report on Radio Canada International
  • June 10, 2009 — Raywat’s interview on CBC Radio’s Spark is aired
  • June 8, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will present on “Community Medical Education in AmerIndian Communities in the Interior of Guyana” at the Canadian Public Health Association annual conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • June 5, 2009 — Raywat will be interviewed on CBC radio, re: Twitter haikus.  Broadcast date TBD.
  • June 5, 2009 — Raywat will be heard on CHIN radio at 12:30pm, discussing Guyana with Dr Qais Ghanem
  • June 1 or 2, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will present on “The Medical Plight of Guyanese AmerIndians” at the 36th annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association in Kingston, Jamaica
  • May 29, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will present on “The Epidemiology of Health Care Worker Migration in Canada” at the Migration of Health Professionals and Its Impact on Health Human Resource Planning Conference at the Novotel Hotel in Ottawa
  • May 27, 2009 — Dr Deonandan becomes the Editor of the CSEB Bulletin (national newsletter of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology & Biostatistics)
  • May 27, 2009 — Dr Deonandan joins the Board of Directors of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • May 27, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will chair a session on “late breaking items” at the CSEB-APHEA conference in Ottawa, Canada
  • May 24, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will serve as one of the judges of the 2009 CSEB Student Conference in Ottawa
  • May 22, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will be heard on CHIN radio in Ottawa with Drs Qais Ghanem and Robert Huish on the topic of global health care
  • May, 2009 — For the third year in a row, Raywat will serve as Chief judge for the Katha Indian American Fiction Contest
  • Apr 25, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Aesculapian Society’s pre-departure training institute for medical students, University of Ottawa; time and place TBD
  • Apr 4, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will emcee the fundraising gala of the Shared World Initiative; time and place TBA.
  • Apr 1, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will speak about Medical Tourism in the “History of Health Care” class (HSS 2121) at the University of Ottawa, Marion Auditorium, 2:30pm, Ottawa.
  • Mar 31, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will speak about Medical Tourism in the “Women and Health” class (FEM 2104) at the University of Ottawa, Tabaret Hall room 070, 5:30pm, Ottawa.
  • Mar 7, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will give the keynote address at the University of Ottawa Residents’ Ball, National Arts Centre, 6pm.
  • Mar 6, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will speak about “Hunger, Thirst and Development in South Asia” at the World Health Organization simulation in Montreal; Hotel Gouverneur Place Dupuis Montreal, 5pm.
  • Feb 27, 2009 — Raywat will be the special guest of the University of Toronto Writers’Co-op, Sussex Clubhouse, room 415,7pm.
  • Feb 5, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will introduce His Excellency, S. Gavai, High Commissioner of India, befor the latter’s keynote address as part of International Development Week. Alumni Auditorium, University of Ottawa, 7:30-9:00pm
  • Feb 5, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will moderate a discussion on the human rights aspects of the Aboriginal residential school system, featuring several prominent experts in this area. UCU Terminus, University of Ottawa, Feb 5, 2009, 2:30-4:00pm
  • Jan 14, 2009 — Dr Deonandan will moderate a discussion on the human rights aspects of drug trafficking, following a showing of the movie, Maria Full of Grace, Alumni Auditorium, University of Ottawa, 6-8pm
  • Dec 5, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will be a panelist on a public discussion of the impacts of Climate Change called, “Climate Change & Health: Health Challenges Around the World”. Roger Guindon Hall, Amphitheatre B, University of Ottawa, 4-7pm.
  • Nov 9-23, 2008 — Raywat will join the Ve’ahavta humanitarian organization on a medical mission to the interior of Guyana.
  • Oct 8, 2008 — Raywat’s latest article, “Warriors and Terrorists“, is published in India Currents Magazine.
  • Sep 15, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the AIDS Walk kick-off at the bar “1848” on the campus of the University of Ottawa, on the topic of “The Global Burden of HIV/AIDS”. 6:30pm-8:30pm, sponsored by International House
  • Sep 3, 2008 — Along with other members of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr Deonandan will present at the orientation session for new students at the University of Ottawa
  • Sep 3, 2008 — Along with other members of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr Deonandan will present at the orientation session for new students at the University of Ottawa
  • Aug 28, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will present an overview of issues in Global Health for incoming student volunteers at the University of Ottawa
  • July 9, 2008 — Raywat’s short story “Two Deaf Men” solicited for inclusion in an anthology of “deaf fiction”, to be published by Gallaudet University
  • July 2, 2008 — Raywat officially joins the Board of Directors of Harbourfront Centre, one of Canada’s premier arts and education focal points
  • July 1, 2008 — Dr Deonandan officially joins the faculty of the University of Ottawa
  • July, 2008 — Raywat’s short story “The Nadan’s New Clothes” accepted for inclusion in the upcoming anthology, Adventures In Desiland
  • May 27, 2008 — Raywat’s short story, “A Memory of Flowers and Coconut”, has been accepted by the Brazilian fiction anthology, antologia Panamericana
  • May 9, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the Pre-departure Global Health Institute of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, on the topic of ethics in international health work
  • April 21, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will speak at the conference of the Canadian Association of School Health. Programme details are here
  • April 14, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will give the welcoming address at the OSHI International Health conference at the University of Ottawa
  • April 11, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will be the keynote speaker at the gala of a graduate student conference at Trent University, Peterborough, ON. Details are here.
  • Mar 28, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will present on the topic of “reproductive tourism” at the meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Memphis, TN
  • Feb 6, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will present on HIV/AIDS research at the “Let’s Stop AIDS” panel of International Development Week at the University of Ottawa, 2:30pm in UCU205
  • Feb 5, 2008 — Dr Deonandan will present on the topic of “reproductive tourism” at the Health & Development panel of International Development Week at the University of Ottawa, 5:30pm in Marion Auditorium
  • Sep 28, 2007 — Dr Deonandan will be a panelist on a discussion about international health, as part of Global Health Awareness Day. University of Ottawa, hospital campus, RGN 2003m 5pm-7pm
  • May 18, 2007 — Raywat will emcee the inaugural Concert for the “Canadian Institute for Indian Classical Arts” in May for Asian Heritage Month. Alumni Auditorium, Ottawa University. $20
  • April 30, 2007 — Dr. Deonandan will speak on Tuberculosis Surveillance in Guyana at the University of Ottawa, Morisset Hall room 251, 8:45AM
  • March 29, 2007 — Dr. Deonandan will speak on bioterrorism and international relations at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida
  • March 28, 2007 — Dr. Deonandan will speak on population health and global insecurity at the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Tampa, Florida
  • Dec 15, 2006 — Raywat will speak to students at Glengarry High School in Alexandria, Ontario, on the topic of careers in science
  • Sep 23-25, 2006 — Raywat will take part in the annual Carifesta arts festival in Trinidad
  • May 30, 2006 — Raywat delivers the keynote speech at the NCIC celebrations for Indian Arrival Day in Pot of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
  • May 30, 2006 — Dr. Deonandan presents “The Burden of Mental Illness in the Caribbean” at the annual meeting of the Caribbean Studies Association, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobado
  • Feb 27, 28 or March 1, 2006 — Raywat will read at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. Date and exact location are yet to be finalized. If you are going to be in the city around this time, please email for specifics.
  • Dec 19, 2005 — The winners of the Derek Walcott writing contest are announced in Trinidad. The judges of the short story panel are Annie Paul, Kenneth Jaikaransingh and Raywat Deonandan
  • Autumn, 2005 — Raywat’s essay “Why I Love Professional Wrestling” appears in Opposing Viewpoints: Popular Culture, from Thomas Gale publishing
  • Autumn, 2005 — Raywat’s review of Stephen Marche’s Raymond & Hannah appears in the University of Toronto’s prestigious ideas magazine, volume 2, number 2
  • July 29,2005 — Raywat’s article, “Champion Of Her Silly Activity“, appears in The Toronto Star
  • June 24, 2005 — Dr. Deonandan will speak at the CHEO Research Rounds, re: “The Experiences of Children Affected By The Tsunami in Sri Lanka: A Pilot Study.” Room R154, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, noon.
  • May 17, 2005 — In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, Raywat will join fellow Asian-Canadian writers Cyril Dabydeen, Asoka Weerasinghe, Bing He, Betty Warrington-Kearsley, Veena Gokhale and Shakir Sheikh at the Ottawa Public Library (120 Metcalfe) from 6-9pm.
  • March 23, 2005 — Raywat will read at the Ottawa Public Library (120 Metcalfe), 7:30pm-9:00pm. The official write-up is here.
  • March 7, 2005 — Dr. Deonandan interviewed on CHCH-TV re: avian flu
  • March 2, 2005 — Raywat’s article “Are We Overdue For a Pandemic?” published in The Toronto Star
  • Feb 2, 2005 — Raywat’s article “Poverty Caused the Tsunami” published in India Currents Magazine
  • Jan 25, 2005 — Raywat will speak at a private book club meeting in Toronto.
  • Jan 19, 2005 — Raywat’s article “Why Not Diarrhea?” published on Rabble.ca
  • Jan 3, 2005 — Raywat’s articles “Poverty Caused The Tsunami” and “Stingy Tsunami Relief” published on Rabble.ca
  • Dec 4, 2004 — Dr. Deonandan will speak about the HIV pandemic at the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Tibotec corporation, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Oct 19, 2004 — Raywat (in “Dr. Deonandan” mode) will present to the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa (1 Stewart St). Title of presentation: “Public health strengthening in Guyana.”
  • Oct 18, 2004 — Raywat (in “Dr. Deonandan” mode) will lecture to the Faculty of Health Sciences class, “Special Topics in Nursing: International Health”, at the University of Ottawa, Hospital Campus, Roger Guindon Hall, room 2003. Title of presentation: “Public health strengthening in Guyana.”
  • Sep 15, 2004 — Raywat will read at the Alderney Gate Public Library in Halifax/Dartmouth at 7:00pm. Official ad is here.
  • Sep 13, 2004 — Raywat (in “Dr. Deonandan” mode) will lecture at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on the topic, In vitro fertilization: risk factors and realistic outcomes.”
  • Jul 19, 2004 — Raywat will read at McNally Robinsonin Winnipeg, 7:30pm. Refreshments will be served, so come on down!
  • Jun 30, 2004 — Raywat’s article, “Looking For A Link Between Pornography And Sex Crimes: The Jury Is Still Out”, published in The Ottawa Citizen
  • Jun 12-13, 2004 — Raywat will be one of many authors taking part in Book Expo Canada
  • Jun 5, 2004 — Raywat will be part of the Great Books by Great Grads festival at Hart House in Toronto
  • May 23, 2004 — Ray will be part of South Asian Heritage Month, at The Docks in Toronto, 12pm-6pm
  • May 13, 2004 — Ottawa launch of Divine Elemental at Octopus Books
  • May 10, 2004 — Raywat will read at 7pm at Olsson’s Bookstore in Arlington, Virginia, (2111 Wilson Blvd)
  • Apr 22, 2004 — Raywat will read at the McNally Robinson bookstore in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at 7:30 pm
  • Apr 13, 2004 — Raywat will read at the Pagitica Magazinereading series, Jersey Giant pub, 71 Front St E (at Church), Toronto
  • Apr 2-4, 2004 — Raywat will be part of the Great Ontario Book Break. He’ll be part of the “Reading Research”panel at noon on Saturday April 3rd, at the Studio Dance Theatre at York Quay Centre, followed by a signing
  • Mar 24, 2004 — Ottawa radio station CKCU will interview Raywat for the 5:30 show, “Village Idioms”
  • Mar 19, 2004 — Raywat interviewed on CHSR radio
  • Mar 18, 2004 — Raywat will read at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton
  • Feb 5, 2004 — Desilicious, containing Raywat’s story, “Destroyer of Worlds,” to be launched in Ottawa at Octopus Books
  • Feb 1, 2004 — Badhai Ho! will air an interview with Raywat on Omni 2 (cable 14 in Toronto) from 1-2pm
  • Dec 23, 2003 — “Which Am I, Truly?” reprinted on the Chowk website
  • Dec 22, 2003 — Raywat’s article titled “Which Am I, Truly?” appears in The Globe and Mail
  •  Nov 26, 2003 — Raywat’s novel, Divine Elemental, launched in Toronto
  •  Nov 22, 2003 — Desilicious, containing Raywat’s story, “Destroyer of Worlds,” launched in Toronto 
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