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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Applied 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.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Oluwakemi 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.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Kinesiology researchers work with astronauts to study aging and cardiovascular health

David Saint-Jacques waving from the ISS

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth June 24 after more than six months in space. Using data obtained from Saint-Jacques during his space mission, a Waterloo research team is helping to develop strategies for healthy aging here on Earth.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Kinesiology researchers renewed as Canada Research Chairs

Professor Callaghan and Professor Dickerson

Two researchers in the Department of Kinesiology have been renewed as Canada Research Chairs:

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Kinesiology student named 2019 Vanier Scholar

Steven Pretty assessing a patient using medical equipment

The Faculty of Applied Health Science congratulates Kinesiology PhD candidate Steven Pretty, who is one of three University of Waterloo doctoral studies students named Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars. 

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