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. Jan. 20, 2022Kelly Skinner appointed CIHR Applied Public Health Chair
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    Kelly Skinner, associate professor in the School of Public Health Sciences, was appointed a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Applied Public Health Chair in Healthy environments for climate change and food security in northern Canada.

  2. Jan. 20, 2022Aerobic fitness of elite soccer players linked to player positions
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    Researchers have linked the fitness of elite soccer players to the positions they play. The ability to make this assessment can help coaches regulate individual training loads based on player position.

  3. Jan. 12, 2022CBD might help prime cells against COVID
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    Synthetic cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound also found in the cannabis plant, appears to prime the innate immune system of cells, potentially offering protection against pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2.

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  1. Feb. 16, 2022Alumni Office Hours with Mikki Campbell (MHE '18)
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    Join in coversation with Mikki Campbell (MHE '18, SPHS), the Strategic Initiatives Manager at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, about her career journey. Mikki Campbell will share about how her passion and grit has driven her to accomplish great things in her career.

  2. Feb. 17, 2022Alumni Office Hours with Rachael Cale (BA '14)
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    Join in coversation with Rachael Cale, Child Life Specialist at the Hospital for Sick Children, about her career journey. Rachael will share how her experience in her undergrad led to her career in Child Life.

  3. Mar. 15, 2022Alumni Office Hours with Whitney Baxter (BSc '10)
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    Be one of 30 people to join Whitney Baxter, a Naturopathic Doctor at Fairfield Health and Wellness Clinic, and hear about her experiences at the University of Waterloo and how they continues to help her today.

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