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 applied health sciences.

Interested in working with us? See positions available.

  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. Apr. 20, 2021Sherry Dupuis appointed University Research Chair
    Sherry Dupuis

    Sherry Dupuis, a professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, has been appointed a University Research Chair (URC), effective July 1, 2021. The University established the title to recognize faculty members for exceptional achievement in a particular field of knowledge.

  3. Apr. 19, 2021Online farmers’ markets valuable when crisis events like COVID occur, study finds
    Yellowknife Farmers Market sign

    New research from the University of Waterloo is shining light on the importance of farmers markets’ ability to mitigate potential disruptions to distribution networks in the face of system shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  1. Apr. 23, 2021A Year of COVID: Disparities, Inequities, and Inequalities
    Women with blue virus watercolour in the background

    Featuring keynote by Dr. Cornelia Wieman, this event will highlight the ways in which members of Indigenous and racialized communities have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

  2. Apr. 27, 20212021 Faculty of Health Grad Class Send-Off

    Graduating students from the Faculty of Health are invited to join Dean Lili Liu, professors, and staff at a virtual celebration of the class of 2021!

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