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Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, Applied Health Sciences is a leader in the development of strategies that prevent disease and injury, protect and promote healthy living, optimize physical ability, and improve well-being across the life course.
Where will the future take you?
In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.
Considering grad school? Learn more about graduate studies in applied health sciences.
Interested in working with us? See positions available.
- June 1, 2020
Faculty members in Applied Health Sciences have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Oct. 18, 2020
Eric Hedge, an MSc student graduating in Kinesiology this fall, has received a 2020 Alumni Gold Medal for academic excellence. The Office of Alumni Affairs recognizes top graduating students with this prize; only two in the fall (a Master’s and a doctoral), and only one Master’s student annually.
- Oct. 14, 2020
In a displaced-persons camp in northern Nigeria, many Hausa women of reproductive age are at risk of developing sexually transmitted infections (STI), causing them pain, infertility, miscarriages and marital conflict. Amodu's work will test the effectiveness of education and treatment services for STI prevention among women displaced by terrorism in Nigeria.
- Oct. 21 to Nov. 2, 2020
The fall 2020 Senior Online Learning Assistants (SOLAs) invite you to participate in an AHS-wide Halloween Door Decorating Contest! Decorate your door to show your Halloween spirit and enter to win 1 of 3 gift card prizes.
- Oct. 24, 2020
Convocation is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication. While we won’t be able to celebrate with in person this fall, graduands are invited to a live virtual celebration to mark this milestone.
- Oct. 26, 2020
Curious about careers in the health field? Join us for the School of Public Health and Health Systems’ (SPHHS) Virtual Career Panel! This webinar will feature SPHHS alumni, as they discuss their experiences in their respective health career. Open to all University of Waterloo students, faculty, staff, and alumni.