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HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #8

HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #8

This week the HEALYAC welcomed Dr. Gina Martin and colleagues for a guest presentation on an upcoming teen vaping project. Members had an opportunity to provide feedback on the project logo and website design. HEALYAC Equity and Diversity Ambassadors, Vani and Zahra, then led a presentation on the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Members […]

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New HEAL Study: Breakfast Consumption and Diet Quality of Teens in Southwestern Ontario

A team of researchers led by Nicolas Woods with Jamie A. Seabrook, Jess Haines, Saverio Stranges, Leia Minaker, Colleen O’Connor, Sean Doherty, and Jason Gilliland recently published an article entitled: “Breakfast Consumption and Diet Quality of Teens in Southwestern Ontario.” Breakfast skipping has previously been associated with worse diet quality among adolescents; the latter increases […]

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HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #7

This week members were divided into teams to participate in a scavenger hunt. Jayden Chang (HEAL MSc student) presented her research on the ParkSeek project and invited members to inform her data collection tool. Then HEALYAC staff co-facilitators (Holly Schaafsma, Heather Dyce, and Olivia Caruso) led a discussion on Photovoice and how it will be […]

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