Nazilla Khanlou, RN, PhD is the Women's Health Research Chair in Mental Health in the Faculty of Health at York University and an Associate Professor in its School of Nursing. She is the Academic Lead of the Lillian Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Scholars Program. Professor Khanlou's clinical background is in psychiatric nursing. Her overall program of research is situated in the interdisciplinary field of community-based mental health promotion in general, and mental health promotion among youth and women in multicultural and immigrant-receiving settings in particular. She applies intersectionality-informed frameworks, using diverse research methods, in community-based research. She is the founder of the International Network on Youth Integration (INYI), an international network for knowledge exchange and collaboration on youth. She has published articles, books and reports on immigrant youth and women, and mental health.
2015 Khanlou N & Pilkington FB. (Editors). Women’s mental health: Resistance and resilience in community and society. Advances in Mental Health and Addiction (Series editor: Masood Zanganeh). New York: Springer. http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319173252
2017 Khanlou N, Mustafa N, Vazquez LM, Davidson, & Yoshida K. Mothering children with developmental disabilities: A critical perspective on health promotion. Health Care for Women International, Available url: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07399332.2017.1296841
2017 Khanlou N, Haque, N Mustafa N, Vazquez LM, Mantini A, & Weiss J. Access barriers to services for immigrant mothers of children with autism in Canada. International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction, Available URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11469-017-9732-4
2017 Khanlou N, Haque, N, Skinner A, Mantini A, & Kurtz Landy C. Scoping review on maternal health among immigrant and refugee women in Canada: Prenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. Journal of Pregnancy, 2017, Article ID 8783294, 14 pages, Available URL: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jp/2017/8783294/cta/
2016 Khanlou N, Bender A, Mill C, Vazquez LM & Rojas L. Youth experiences of cultural identity and migration: A systems perspective. In Pashang S, Khanlou N & Clarke J. (Editors). Today’s youth and mental health: Hope, power, and resilience. Advances in Mental Health and Addiction (Series editor: Masood Zanganeh). New York: Springer (accepted).
Keywords: Community-based mental health promotion among youth and women in multicultural and immigrant-receiving settings