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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.
Interested in working with us? See positions available.
- Sep. 21, 2021
Many things change when a person is diagnosed with dementia, but one thing that doesn’t have to is the ability to exercise.
- Sep. 15, 2021
As more countries consider legalizing non-medical cannabis, new research shows that prominent health warnings and less attractive packaging can reduce its appeal among young people.
- Sep. 14, 2021
Jack P. Callaghan, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, has been elected as a 2021 Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). The Academy brings together and recognizes top-ranked health and biomedical scientists and scholars across Canada to create positive change on the urgent health concerns of Canadians.
- Sep. 30, 2021
Dr. Michael Dan offers a brief history of the impacts of colonialism, genocide and ultimately the intergenerational trauma which persists today for Indigenous peoples living in Canada. For non-Indigenous Canadians, September 30, Orange Shirt Day, is a day of reflection, a time to confront the truths Dr. Dan will address.
- Oct. 4 to 8, 2021
Join the Faculty of Health for Graduate Studies Information Week beginning October 4. Select from a series of online sessions exploring the fundamentals of grad school and graduate programs in the Faculty of Health. Visit event page for session details and to register.
- Oct. 22, 2021
Vikram Patel is a recipient of the 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for his world-leading research in global mental health, generating knowledge on the burden and determinants of mental health problems in low- and middle-income countries and pioneering approaches for the prevention and treatment of mental health in low-resource settings.