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HEAL Award Winner Studying Effectiveness of DNA-based Dietary and Physical Activity Advice

HEAL Award Winner Studying Effectiveness of DNA-based Dietary and Physical Activity Advice

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Research Associate Justine Horne, RD who received a three-year Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her PhD research. Justine is a PhD candidate in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Janet Madill. Justine’s research seeks to determine the impact […]

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New Publication: Does specialist physician supply affect pediatric asthma health outcomes?

Variation in pediatrician and pediatric subspecialist density exists amongst various Canadian provinces as well states in the USA, but does this variability contribute to health outcomes of the pediatric population? The study was led by Dr. Guido Filler and conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers, including Dr. Jason Gilliland of the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory […]

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HEAL Helps Grow School Fruit & Vegetable Program

Over the past two years the HEAL team has been collaborating with the Ontario Student Nutrition Program of Southwestern Ontario to evaluate the impacts of an innovative centrally-procured school food program in SW Ontario.  The pilot program provided children in 30 schools with healthy, locally-sourced snacks (fruits and vegetables), once per day for 10 weeks.  The […]

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