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Waterloo's School of Public Health Sciences is training a new generation of leaders, researchers, and change agents, adept at thinking and responding to the complex adaptive systems that affect health and health care.

Our undergraduate programs, professional and research-based graduate programs prepare learners for these opportunities. Learn about our programs and transformative research below.

Join us as we seek innovative solutions to current and emerging challenges to health.


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  1. May 2, 2022Researchers use survey data to uncover pandemic mental health insights
    Person anxiously looking out of window with blinds

    A deep dive into mental health survey data by researchers at the University of Waterloo shows that almost a quarter of Canadians are still reporting anxiety and suggests that the mental health impact of the pandemic might still be observed for a few years to come.

  2. Apr. 29, 2022Remembering Michael Stones
    Michael Stones

    Michael Stones, who played a vital role in the growth of gerontology and research on aging at University of Waterloo and in Canada in general, 

  3. Apr. 26, 2022New approach to advance care planning preferred by Canadian long-term care residents
    Physician holds patient's hands.

    Researchers have developed a better way to support end-of-life planning in long-term care homes, according to a recent study.

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  1. June 7, 2022Moving Forward by Slowing Down: Considering Diverse Perspectives on Drug Decriminalization and Legalization
    Dr. João Goulão.

    The need to hear a range of expert perspectives on illicit substance use and/or addiction, e.g., public supply of addictive drugs (PSAD; also known as ‘safe supply’), decriminalization, or legalization, is key to developing policies that can address their social, health, and economic consequences. This event will examine and allow for the full and transparent consideration of challenges, possible unintended consequences and concerns as we consider drug policy reforms.

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