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

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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HEAL awarded CIHR Project Scheme Grant to study Active & Safe Routes to School

HEAL Director, Dr. Jason Gilliland and collaborators received a Project Scheme Grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research to study Active & Safe Routes to School’s School Travel Planning program from 2020 to 2025. The project is called Examining the influence of a school travel planning intervention on children’s travel behaviour, physical activity, and exposure to pollution around […]

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Risk Factors & Birth Outcomes Associated With Teenage Pregnancy

A new HEAL study is shedding light on the challenges faced by pregnant teens despite falling rates of teenage pregnancy. The study found that teenage pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of socioeconomic disadvantage, mental health problems and substance use during pregnancy, but is largely unrelated to adverse birth outcomes in SWO. “Unfortunately, declining […]

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