The School of Public Health and Health Systems is a division of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
"The Health Studies program presented me with the opportunity to obtain the credentials I needed to be competitive in the public health workforce. Waterloo was my window into the colossal and wonderful world of international health."
Dr. Judy Kruger, Research Team Lead
Office on Smoking and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Meet our graduates
Health Studies alumni share their career insights and memories of Waterloo:
Stephanie Austin (Health Studies '07) chose the Health Studies program because it seemed like the “ideal pre-med program,” combining natural and social science courses.
Ben Austin (Health Studies '07) credits the Health Studies program at Waterloo for helping him see the bigger picture in health care.
Public Health Planner
Region of Waterloo Public Health
Phuc-Nhi Phuong (Health Studies '04, MPH '08) plans and evaluates programs to help prevent chronic disease and build healthy communities...
St. Jacobs Midwives
Gaby Sabados (Health Studies '99) provides complete prenatal, delivery, and post-partum care for mothers and their babies...
Harrison Health Collaborative Inc
Rose Harrison (Health Studies '98) works with hospitals across N. America to implement electronic medical record systems and improve patient outcomes...
Research Team Lead
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA)
Dr. Judy Kruger (Health Studies '93) conducts research and surveillance to reduce death and disease caused by tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke...
Physician and Medical Director
Dr. Doris Winfield (Health Studies '89) assesses and treats patients living in long-term care...
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
Dr. Patrick Seliske (Health Studies '78) uses technology to identify and track population health trends...