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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.

  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. 28, 2020Applied Health Sciences to become Faculty of Health
    Students walking in AHS Expansion building

    The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) will become the Faculty of Health as of January 1, 2021, with a full transition to the new name by September 2021.

    The idea came out of the Faculty’s most recent strategic plan, which calls for more clarity regarding the name brand, especially to external stakeholders. The proposal passed at the October 27 Board of Governors meeting.

  3. Oct. 27, 2020Leaders in aging research renewed as Schlegel Research Chairs

    Kinesiology Professor Heather Keller and George Heckman, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, are being renewed as Schlegel Research Chairs with the Research Institute for Aging (RIA).

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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.

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