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HEAL Director Gilliland a Fellow of the University of Otago

HEAL Director Gilliland a Fellow of the University of Otago

Dr. Jason Gilliland was honoured as the 2018 William Evans Fellow from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Dr. Gilliland visited the University of Otago in the city of Dunedin, New Zealand earlier this year, where he spent time networking, advising and developing collaborations with faculty and grad students at the University. During his […]

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New Publication: Examining community and consumer food environments for children: An urban-suburban-rural comparison in Southwestern Ontario

The marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages towards children in Canada has become more prevalent in the past few decades and has translated into increased consumption of these foods. This has negative implications for children’s quality of health and diet, which may lead to health complications not only in their childhood but also persisting into […]

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New publication: Active School Travel Intervention Methodologies in North America: A Systematic Review

Most North American (Canada & U.S.) children are not achieving their prescribed levels of daily physical activity. Active school travel (AST), that is walking or wheeling to/from school, is an accessible way for many children to increase their participation in daily physical activity, and subsequently improve their overall health and well-being. In this manuscript “Active […]

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