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Jason Gilliland of HEAL Featured in Western News for Primary-Care Proximity Study

Jason Gilliland of HEAL Featured in Western News for Primary-Care Proximity Study

Dr. Jason Gilliland, Director of the HEAL team and a Geography professor at Western University, has been featured in Western News on the recently published study in the journal PLOSone – looking at primary-care accessibility to London’s vulnerable populations. The article highlights findings that geographic equity exists in London when considering one’s accessibility to a health care […]

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CBC Listen: Dr. Jason Gilliland morning interview on London’s primary health care accessibility

During his nterview with Julianne Hazlewood, this morning Director, Jason Gilliland shares findings on access to primary care in London, Ontario from the HEAL team’s recently published study in the journal PLOSone. Accessibility to a primary care provider was studied, either a family doctor or nurse practitioner based on distribution and geographical proximity. The team focused on […]

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Promoting active school travel in elementary schools – A regional case study of the school travel planning intervention

Active school travel (AST) is achieved by “walking and wheeling” to and from school as opposed to using vehicular transport. Partaking in AST has proven to be associated with improved mental and physical health in children. Factors that influence one’s participation in AST include an individual’s socioeconomic status, environmental conditions such as neighbourhood characteristics, and […]

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