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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.

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.

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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. May 4, 2021Tobacco control researchers receive Governor General’s Innovation Award
    Cigarette with smoke on black background

    David Hammond, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, along with Geoffrey Fong (Psychology) and Mary Thompson (Statistics and Actuarial Science), were jointly awarded a 2021 Governor General’s Innovation Award for the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Project.

  3. Apr. 26, 2021Long-term care infrastructure must be re-imagined in a post-pandemic world
    Older adult hands leaning on cane

    Protecting long-term care residents from outbreaks requires different infrastructure, proper staffing conditions and a culture of quality assurance, researchers have found.

    The experts further determined that designing smaller, more homelike spaces would minimize the spread of viruses while promoting better health and quality of life for residents.

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  1. May 19, 2021Hallman Lecture and Panel: COVID-19 and Indigenous communities
    Perry Bellegarde.

    This Hallman lecture will include a discussion of the COVID-19 response from the perspective of the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Perry Bellegarde, and a panel discussion of national and regional successes and challenges.

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