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Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, the Faculty of Health (formerly 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.

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  1. June 1, 2020COVID-19 experts in Faculty of Health

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

  2. June 3, 2021Q and A with the experts: Cancer and exercise during a pandemic
    Person doing an online exercise class.

    What options do cancer survivors have during a pandemic when there are limited in-person training options and reduced access to exercise facilities? With National Cancer Survivors Day on June 6, Marina Mourtzakis, a Kinesiology professor who leads Waterloo’s Centre for Community, Clinical and Applied Research Excellence, examines how to exercise safely as a cancer survivor during or after treatment.

  3. May 26, 2021Sharon Kirkpatrick receives 2021 Faculty of Health Teaching Award
    Sharon Kirkpatrick

    Sharon Kirkpatrick, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, is the 2021 winner of the student-nominated Faculty of Health Teaching Award, which celebrates teaching excellence.

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