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New Publication: Socioeconomic status and adverse birth outcomes: a population-based Canadian sample

New Publication: Socioeconomic status and adverse birth outcomes: a population-based Canadian sample

Socioeconomic status (SES) has consistently been a predictor of physical and mental health, as those of lower SES are typically found to have poorer health status than their higher SES counterparts. This new publication explores the association between SES and adverse birth outcomes, in particular low birth weight and preterm birth in the Southwestern Ontario […]

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HEAL Award Winner Helping to Improve Children’s Nutrition and Food Literacy

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Research Associate Paige Colley who received an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Paige is a PhD student in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Linda Miller. Paige’s research aims to investigate the Ontario Student Nutrition Program’s impact on children’s dietary behaviours, food intake, and nutritional knowledge.   Paige […]

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HEAL Students go to Montreal for Canadian Public Health Association

HEAL students Leah Taylor (Centre; MA student, Geography), Bridget Irwin (Right, MSc student, Epidemiology & Biostatistics) and Paige Colley (Left, PhD student in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences) were in Montreal from May 28th to June 1st, 2018 to participate in the annual Canadian Public Health Association Conference. Congratulations to Leah and Bridget, who received travel awards from the CIHR-Institute of Population […]

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