QuaranTEENing: Understanding The Impacts of Physical Distancing On The Health & Habits of Teens

The COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing measures present a unique and urgent opportunity to improve our understanding of how different environments impact the wellbeing and health-related habits of teens.  The HEAL Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC) in collaboration with Dr. Gilliland and his research team are conducting a project to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing […]

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HEAL Faculty Associate awarded UWO COVID Catalyst Grant

HEAL Faculty Associate, Dr. Saverio Stranges from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University, was awarded the UWO COVID Catalyst Grant for his project entitled, “The development and implementation of a real-time geospatial surveillance portal to monitor the spread of epidemics and pandemics in local communities”. The research team includes Dr. Jason Gilliland […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Bridget Irwin

Bridget Irwin from at ICES North / Health Sciences North Research Institute shares her graduate experience and research from the HEAL. Bridget completed her MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics with Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Mark Speechley at the HEAL in 2018. During her studies with the HEAL, Bridget evaluated the impact of the Healthy […]

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