Please join us as we welcome our second speaker, Alison Chasteen, from the University of Toronto. Alison Chasteen conducts research on prejudice and social stigma across the adult lifespan. She will be speaking about the social and psychological aspects of aging.
Join us to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the new AHS expansion building.
President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur, Vice-President Academic & Provost Ian Orchard, and Dean James Rush invite you to attend a special celebration as they break ground for an exciting new phase in Applied Health Sciences.
We invite faculty at the University of Waterloo to participate in a research day workshop: The Aging Workforce and Injury in Physically Demanding Work: Gaps and Opportunities for Research. It will be hosted by the Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD).
The Third Annual Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest is a free, drop-in event organized and delivered by Recreation and Leisure Studies students in partnership with the Stork Family YMCA and Harper Library.
Join us at an event tailored to get you the information you need about grad school.
The discussion will include an overview of the application process including information about funding and scholarships. There will also be a focus on AHS at the graduate level with breakout presentations for Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, and the School of Public Health and Health Systems.
After the sessions, enjoy refreshments while chatting with professors and current grad students about their research and experience in the programs.
Sir Michael Marmot has led research groups on health inequalities for over 35 years, and is widely seen as a leader in the study of the social determinants of health.
Please join us as we welcome our first speaker, Lynn Hasher, from the University of Toronto. Lynn Hasher conducts research on aging and cognition. She will be speaking about the neuroscience of aging.
Laurie Hoffman-Goetz PhD, MPH
Lorie Donelle RN, PhD
Rukhsana Ahmed PhD
This speaking engagement will offer an introduction to thei authors' book “Health Literacy in Canada – A Primer for Students”.
Why do we need health literacy?
A panel discussion of youth-led startups from the University of Waterloo moderated by AHS alumnus Rohit Ramchandani (BSc '04, Health Studies), Founder and principal at Antara Global Health Advisors.
Featuring student panelists:
Connect with your classmates to discuss AHS' common book, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never See
The Faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Health Sciences invite the public to attend an evening lecture and discussion to explore the science behind the Ebola virus. Please register for a ticket to attend this free event.
New exercise and physical activity recommendations for individuals with osteoporosis
Learn what the experts think you should include in your exercise program to prevent bone loss and falls, and increase muscle strength.
Convocation is a special time for our graduates to celebrate their achievements with family and friends.
Join members of University of Waterloo's Geriatric Health Systems Research Group to discuss what our findings suggest patients, family members, and health care providers can do to make transitions in care as smooth as possible.
Join us for the 2014 Applied Health Sciences Grad Formal. Students, faculty, and staff are all invited to join in for an evening of dinner, dancing, and laughs. Tickets will go on sale in the foyer and will be announced closer to the sale date. The event will take place at the KW Hotel and Conference Centre in downtown Kitchener.
Check back for more details.
This fun and entertaining fund-raising hockey game began in 2007 to commemorate our colleague and mentor who died after a courageous battle with cancer. Dr. Aftab Patla was a professor of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo for 25 years with a research interest in health, aging and human movement.
Applied Health Sciences graduating students are invited to join special alumni guests Bob Hunter (BSc '76, Kinesiology), Janette Smith (BSc '87, Health), Charlie Johnstone (BA '90, Recreation and Business), their favourite AHS professors, and Dean Susan Elliott, as they offer congratulations and inspiring words of advice.