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Monday, June 1, 2020

COVID-19 experts in Applied Health Sciences

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

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Dementia care study highlights need for caregiver support, quality of care

Caregiver with older adult colouring a picture.

People with dementia and their caregivers need to be included when health priorities are determined at the local level, shows a University of Waterloo study.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Substance use linked to chronic physical and mental disorders in youth

Teen sitting on rock looking out over water.

New research shows it is vital to consider pre-existing mental health issues when determining how to treat substance abuse among young people with a chronic physical illness.

Monday, June 29, 2020

2020 Teaching and TA Awards announced

Chris Vigna

Congratulations to Chris Vigna from the Department of Kinesiology for receiving the 2020 Applied Health Sciences (AHS) Teaching Award

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Study on gig workers receives COVID-19 Rapid Research funding

Ellen MacEachen

A research team led by Ellen MacEachen in the School of Public Health and Health Systems has received COVID-19 Rapid Research funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) so they can investigate the role of disease transmission in the gig economy, and how to protect these workers.

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