The School of Public Health and Health Systems is a division of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
As a Master's student, Amanda Raffoul (Public Health and Health Systems) was the lead author on a study that showed that girls who diet are more likely to engage in other health-compromising behaviours. Today, she is pursuing her PhD at the University of Waterloo.
While a doctoral candidate in Public Health and Health Systems, Katelyn Godin was the lead author on a study that investigated adolescents' purchase and intake of sugar-sweetened drinks.
Ken Diplock is a Public Health and Health Systems PhD candidate who led a study showing that teenagers need more education about food handling precautions, especially since they are the next generation to work in the food industry. He is now coordinator of the Bachelor of Environmental Public Health program at Conestoga College.
PhD candidate Susan Caswell (Public Health and Health Systems) led a study that found that the greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn't really what young hockey players are looking for.
Katelyn Godin (PhD 2018) found that unhealthy behaviours among youth could be the greatest predictors of issues in adulthood.