News archive - March 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Remembering Fran Allard

Fran Allard

With sadness, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences announces that Fran Allard, retired professor in the Department of Kinesiology, died on Tuesday, March 21.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Survey will reduce rates of malnutrition in hospitals

Professor Heather Keller in test kitchen.

University of Waterloo researchers have created a tool aimed at decreasing the rate of malnutrition in hospitals. Known as the Mealtime Audit Tool (MAT), it will help dietitians, doctors and nurses identify why a third of patients in acute care settings don’t eat the food on their trays.