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 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.
Our researchers work closely with partners including ministries of health and health promotion, the World Health Organization, Public Health Agency of Canada, private industry, and many others to identify and understand health complex challenges and to develop relevant solutions.
Work for the Faculty of Health
Explore faculty, research and postdoctoral positions in the Faculty of Health, including the School of Public Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences and Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies.
Equity, diversity and inclusion
We celebrate diversity and challenge the social and structural factors that undermine health, including structural bias, social inequities and racism.
More to explore
Join the Faculty of Health in kicking off the 2023 United Way Campaign!
Join us for Graduate Studies Info Night to explore the fundamentals of grad school and graduate programs in the Faculty of Health.
Join the Faculty of Health for a book sale, raising funds for the 2023 United Way Campaign.
Professor John Hirdes (School of Public Health Sciences) is one of five University of Waterloo researchers to be named to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their exceptional contributions in Arts, Social Sciences and Sciences.
Kinesiology professor Nikolas Knowles receives a Canada Foundation for Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund for his project to help slow or prevent joint deterioration from osteoarthritis.
Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick, a professor in the School of Public Health Sciences, was recently named University of Waterloo Research Chair, along with six other professors across campus. The seven-year appointment began July 1, 2023.