We're building healthy futures

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.

Where will the future take you?

In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.

Considering grad school? Learn more about graduate studies in the Faculty of Health.

Interested in working with us? See positions available.

  1. Sep. 27, 2022Postdoc advances research and lands professorship, thanks to inaugural AMTD fellowship
    Kemi Amodu

    Oluwakemi (Kemi) Amodu is dedicated to advancing the reproductive and sexual health of the Hausa women in displaced persons camps in northern Nigeria. After devoting her doctoral research to revealing the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among this population, she has now built on that research as an inaugural recipient of the AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellowship.

  2. Sep. 26, 2022Improving workplace injury compensation requires input from vulnerable workers
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    Understanding the ways in which workers in precarious employment react to work injury and claims processes they see as unfair can help employers, legal representatives, physicians and others respond appropriately, according to a new study.

  3. Sep. 8, 2022Ron Schlegel elected Fellow of Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
    Ron Schlegel

    Ron Schlegel, a former health studies professor, is one of two new Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) elected from the University of Waterloo. CAHS brings together Canada’s top-ranked health and biomedical scientists and scholars to make a positive impact on the urgent health concerns of Canadians.

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  1. Oct. 1, 2022Wes Graham Symposium
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    The Faculty of Mathematics and the Faculty of Health invite you to join us on Saturday, October 1, at the Wes Graham Symposium, a celebration of research and innovation made possible by the legacy of James Wesley (Wes) Graham.

  2. Oct. 4, 2022Alumni Office Hours with Greg Mittler (BA '14)
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    Be one of 30 people to join Greg Mittler, Esports Coordinator at University of Waterloo Athletics, and hear about his experiences at the University of Waterloo and how they continue to help him today.

  3. Oct. 4, 2022Alumni Office Hours with Bimal Lakhani (BSc '07)
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    Be one of 30 people to join Bimal Lakhani, Senior Research Scientist, Futures Innovation at lululemon, and hear about his experiences at the University of Waterloo and how they continue to help him today.

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