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HEAL Alumni Profile: Dr. Richard Sadler

HEAL Alumni Profile: Dr. Richard Sadler

Dr. Richard Sadler from Michigan State University shares his graduate experience, research, and role as a current HEAL Faculty Associate. Dr. Richard Sadler completed his PhD in Geography with Dr. Jason Gilliland in the HEAL in 2013. During his studies with the HEAL, Dr. Sadler examined food access and alternative food systems with a focus […]

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Promoting healthy beverage consumption habits among elementary school children

Canadian children are consuming high amounts of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs). These beverages include regular pop, fruit flavoured drinks, sport drinks, and energy drinks. To help improve the diet quality of children, a movement has emerged to reduce sugar sweetened beverage consumption and replace sugary drinks with water, a calorie- and sugar-free alternative. The Healthy […]

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HEAL Recognized for Community Impact

  The HEAL was honoured as a Finalist for the Pillar Nonprofit Network‘s Community Innovation Award. The award recognizes people and groups in London and area that invest in positive community impact. “We are so honoured and humbled to be nominated for this special award!” said Jason Gilliland, Professor of Geography, and Director of HEAL. The mission of […]

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