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HEALYAC Webinar Registration is now open!

HEALYAC Webinar Registration is now open!

On Friday, April 16th at 12pm EST, join the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) from Western University for an interactive webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on adolescents’ wellbeing and health-related habits. The COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique and urgent opportunity to improve our understanding of how different environments impact the wellbeing and health-related habits of adolescents. This webinar will include two research presentations on the impact […]

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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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