Welcome to Geographies of Health in Place

Welcome to the Geographies of Health in Place (GoHelP) lab, led by Susan J. Elliott, PhD, in Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo.

  1. Jan. 15, 2019GoHelP extends huge welcome to Abraham NunboguHeadshot of Abraham Nunbogu

    The Geographies of Health in Place lab welcomes PhD student Abraham Marshall Nunbogu to the University of Waterloo! As a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship for Advanced Scholars (QEScholars), Abraham will work on the Water Security as a Foundation for Healthy Communities and Sustainable Livelihoods project...

  2. Jan. 11, 2019Welcome Dr. Buba Manjang to the University of Waterloo Headshot of Buba Manjang

    GoHelP welcomes Dr. Buba Manjang to the University of Waterloo! Dr. Manjang is interested in improving the health of populations in rural communities, and will be working under the supervision of Dr. Susan Elliott to address this shared interest...

  3. Jan. 3, 2019Social prescribing is gaining attention in Ontario

    The Alliance for Healthier Communities has launched a social prescribing pilot program to measure the impact of non-medical supports such as cooking classes, volunteer roles, and single-parent groups on health and well-being. Kate Mulligan, PhD, supervised in her health geography PhD by Dr. Susan Elliott, speaks about the need for innovative solutions to combat strains on the health care system, both in Ontario and the United Kingdom...

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  1. Mar. 8 to 10, 201910th Annual CUGH Conference | Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global HealthCorsortium of Universities for Global Health

    Join more than 1,800 global health faculty, students, implementers, and leaders from over 55 countries to explore the latest in global health and how academia, NGOs, government and the private sector can translate and implement the global health challenges before us.

  2. June 30 to July 5, 2019International Medical Geography SymposiumIMGS logo depicting landscape of Queenstown, NZ

    The international Medical Geography Symposium is a conference that occurs bi-annually to connect researchers interested in geography as it relates to health and health care. All individuals interested in global health, environmental health, health policy, urban and rural health, health equity, and public health are encouraged to attend.

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  1. June 4, 2014Thoughts about time as a social determinant of health

    What determines health? Read Prof. Susan Elliott's thoughts here

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Meet our people

Susan Elliott standing agaist a white wall.

Susan Elliott

Susan Elliott is a health geographer whose primary area of research focuses on relationships between environment and health, broadly defined.