Generation Vape: HEAL youth advisory council bring a youth voice to the conversation

On March 10, 2020, representatives from the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC) presented at Generation Vape: The new era of lung injury, in partnership with researchers and clinicians from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. The event provided an opportunity for the community to learn from clinical and youth experts about the health effects of […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Leah Taylor

Leah Taylor from the Canadian Forces shares her graduate experience, and research. Leah completed her MSc in Geography with Dr. Jason Gilliland at the HEAL in 2018. During her studies with the HEAL, Leah examined geographic variation in children’s perceived barriers to physical activity and the implications on behaviour as a part of the Spatial […]

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HEAL Collaboration Awarded Grant to for work on Road Safety and Children

In February 2020, a multi-disciplinary team led by Dr Jason Gilliland and Dr. Doug Fraser (Dept of Paediatrics) was awarded funding from the Translational Research Grant Fund (TRGF) competition for a 2-year project titled “Vision Zero: Comprehensive Review of Data to Support London’s Commitment to Eliminate Severe Injury Crashes and Fatalities in Children and Adolescents”.  The […]

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