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2020 – 2021 Meeting Minutes Summary 3

2020 – 2021 Meeting Minutes Summary 3

First, HEAL researchers, AJ Wray and Haley Everitt, discussed their studies with the HEALYAC council members. In this meeting, the youth had a chance to learn an important aspect of research – Ethics. The HEALYAC was introduced to ethics by Katelyn Harris, a member of Western’s Non-Medical Research Ethics Board. This board is responsible for […]

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2020 – 2021 Meeting Minutes Summary 2

To start, the YAC had a fun icebreaker asking each other difficult but fun “would you rather” questions. Next, updates from the Teens Talk Vaping Study (TTV) were discussed to the council by the Youth Co-Facilitators. A HEAL researcher, Nick Woods, presented his research on the effects of skipping breakfast on the overall health and […]

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2020-2021 Meeting Summary 1

The first official HEALYAC meeting commenced on this day (November 6th). The HEALYAC was introduced to some of the activities coming up this year. Next, logistics for team communication were discussed and member profiles for the new HEALYAC members were set up. Click here to check out the new members for the HEALYAC 2020- 2021 […]

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