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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.

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In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.

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  1. June 1, 2020COVID-19 experts in Applied Health Sciences

    Faculty members in Applied Health Sciences have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Oct. 18, 2020Eric Hedge receives 2020 Alumni Gold Medal for outstanding academic performance
    Eric Hedge.

    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.

  3. Oct. 14, 2020Oluwakemi Amodu joins UWaterloo as inaugural AMTD postdoctoral fellow
    Kemi Amodu.

    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.

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  1. Oct. 21 to Nov. 2, 2020Halloween Door Decorating Contest
    Door with halloween decorations

    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.

  2. Oct. 24, 2020Fall 2020 Convocation Live Virtual Celebration
    AHS 2020 Live Virtual Convocation Celebration

    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.

  3. Oct. 26, 2020School of Public Health and Health Systems Virtual Career Panel
    Virtual Career Panel.

    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.

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