HEAL Director Gilliland a Fellow of the University of Otago

Dr. Jason Gilliland was honoured as the 2018 William Evans Fellow from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Dr. Gilliland visited the University of Otago in the city of Dunedin, New Zealand earlier this year, where he spent time networking, advising and developing collaborations with faculty and grad students at the University. During his […]

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Creative Collaborations in Education for Healthy Outcomes

In this engaging presentation, titled Creative Collaborations in Education for Health Outcomes!, Rachel Schofield Martin presents many innovative ideas for nutrition and health education being deployed and tested in District scolaire francohpone Sud – Nouveau Brunswick. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of […]

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Examining community and consumer food environments for children: An urban-suburban-rural comparison in Southwestern Ontario

The marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages towards children in Canada has become more prevalent in the past few decades and has translated into increased consumption of these foods. This has negative implications for children’s quality of health and diet, which may lead to health complications not only in their childhood but also persisting into […]

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