Health and Behavioural Sciences News

Jul
9
Lake Superior Living Labs Network - July 2024 Newsletter
Check out the July Lake Superior Living Labs Network (LSLLN) newsletter for updates on our recent activity.
Jun
24
Department of Health Sciences news and updates
The Department of Health Sciences spring/summer 2024 newsletter is now available online.
Jun
12
May Remenda awarded $3,000 scholarship for research in dementia care
Scholarship will amplify research that focuses on creating culturally safer dementia care for residential school survivors who are living in long-... full story
May
8
Canadian Network for Child and Youth Mental Health Trials secures federal funding
CIHR Accelerating Clinical Trials program propels Canada’s first child mental health trials network
May
7
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Newsletter
Introducing the first edition of the FHBS newsletter!
May
6
Government of Canada Supports Lakehead University’s project to assist underserved populations in receiving palliative care services
$2.38 million in funding will support improved access and facilitate system change for underserved populations
Apr
22
Lakehead and Confederation College collaborate on two in-demand health care pathways
Confederation College and Lakehead University launch advanced standing programs for Kinesiology graduates in Northwestern Ontario, boosting... full story
Apr
2
Empowering Diversity in Outdoor Recreation at Lakehead University
Grant from the Thunder Bay Community Foundation fuels new outdoor recreation club for BIPOC students.
Feb
29
Exceptional researchers celebrated at annual research and innovation gala
Eighteen awards were handed out including the Senate Research Committee's prestigious Distinguished Researcher Award, Research Excellence Award, and... full story
Aug
1
Doctoral student recipient of 2023 Women’s Health Scholars Award
Lakehead's Erika Puiras has been recognized for her research that studies the experiences of intentionally childfree women.
Nov
22
Announcement of Successful Departments in the Competition for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives
Congratulations to the Successful Departments in the Competition for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives
Nov
14
Lakehead University and TBDSSAB release report on migration and homelessness
Today, Dr. Ravi Gokani from Lakehead University and representatives from the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board released... full story
Jul
16
Lakehead University names Dr. Mirella Stroink as dean of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Lakehead University has named Dr. Mirella Stroink as its new dean of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.
May
14
The Lakehead University Department of Health Sciences Presents the Covid-19 Conversation Series via Zoom
Covid-19 Conversations: Responses, Big Picture Thinking and the Social Determinants of Health
May
6
Lakehead University student one of 25 finalists in SSHRC Storyteller competition
A Lakehead University graduate student is a finalist for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s Storyteller competition
Apr
9
Lakehead University and NOSM collect PPE for frontline healthcare workers in Thunder Bay, throughout Northern Ontario, and Orillia
Representatives from Lakehead University and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) have collected hundreds of boxes of personal protective... full story
Feb
19
Civil Society and Social Movements in Food System Governance - Now Available and Open Access!
As global food systems face multiple threats and challenges there is an opportunity for social movements and civil society to play an active role in... full story
Jun
15
Students Help Design New Rain Garden for Braun Building
Undergraduate and graduate students helped to design the rain garden being built outside the Braun Building, funded by the Great Lakes Guardian Fund.
Oct
4
What will climate change mean for our region? CBC Radio Superior Morning
Mar
27
Lakehead University included in the Queen Elizabeth II Scholars Program
Lakehead University is one of 23 Canadian universities to be included in the new Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Advanced Scholars... full story
Jul
10
Poster Competition Award - AUTO21 Conference
Hillary Maxwell et al earn 2nd place finish in poster competition.
Mar
14
Presentations: Dr. Janice Graham - March 20th & 21st
Dr. Janice Graham to present in Thunder Bay.
Feb
11
MPH Candidate to present Thesis Research proposal - Ottawa
Afekwo Mbonu will present Thesis Research proposal at University of Ottawa.
Dec
12
Lakehead Hosts Prominent Author Discussing How to Keep Research From Going Off the Rails
Prominent author and researcher, Dr. David Streiner, knows that research projects can easily get off track and will speak about how researchers can... full story
Aug
13
CIHR 2-year Grant - Self-Management for Dementia
Dr. Elaine Wiersma is Principal Investigator and Dr. Michel Bédard is a Co-Investigator on 2-year grant.
Aug
13
MPH Graduate conducts research in Guatemala
Hilary Wren, a 2009 graduate of the Lakehead University MPH program, is conducting her Ph.D. research on breastfeeding in Guatemala.
Feb
23
Health Sciences Professor - Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease
Feb
23
MPH Graduate presents at Aboriginal Research Day
Feb
23
Faculty and MPH Graduate Publish Protocol
Jan
18
How to Stay Young? Novel Approaches to Aging
CIHR event / Dr. L. Wu
Jan
6
New Graduate Program - Master of Health Sciences
Approvals for new MHSc pending
Dec
9
Health Sciences Students and Professor present at IDC Symposium
IDC Symposium presentation by Dr. Wiersma and students
Dec
8
Health Sciences Professor presents at Healthy Living and Dementia Series
Dr. Wiersma presents in Healthy Living and Dementia On-line Event Series
Dec
8
Health Sciences Professor member of Winning Innovation Team
Dr. Helle Moller is a member of the TBRRI Cancer Innovation Team
Jun
17
Partnerships in Dementia Care: Prevention to End of Life
Lakehead University researchers Dr. Elaine Wiersma, Department of Health Sciences, and Dr. Mary Lou Kelley, School of Social Work, were featured in a... full story
Jun
17
MPH Graduate publishes Thesis
Carol Cancelliere, a 2011 graduate of the Master of Public Health Program, has had her Thesis published.
May
6
Northern Grown Food
Dr. Peter Brink, Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health Program, is featured in the recently-released documentary, "Northern Grown - How... full story
May
6
Plenary Speakers at International Alzheimer Conference
Dr. Elaine Wiersma, Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health Program, was one of 2 Lakehead University Plenary Speakers at the... full story
Dec
2
Centre for Research on Safe Driving (CRSD)
The mandate of the CRSD, based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, is to conduct research on safe driving and educate Canadian drivers to reduce the number of... full story
Dec
2
Noah's Goal is Now A Reality
Noah Boakye-Yiadom's initiative to create a centre for young fathers is a success.
Nov
16
Dr. Paul Nolet, MPH '09, Publishes Article
Paul Nolet publishes article based on MPH thesis.
Nov
16
November 2010 MPH Graduates
Congratulations to our November 2010 Graduates!
Nov
15
Hillary Maxwell, MPH '08, Publishes Article
Hillary Maxwell publishes article based on MPH project.
Oct
27
St. Joseph’s Care Group Award in Applied Health Research
St. Joseph's Care Group, Applied Health Research
Oct
26
MPH Graduate Publishes Article
Mr. Sacha DuBois, a 2008 graduate of the Master of Public Health Program, published a second article from his MPH Thesis.
Oct
21
MPH Candidate receives ORC Early Researcher Award
Amy Gusul is CERAH's recepient of the ORC Early Researcher Award
Jul
13
Graduate Research Earns Prestigious CIHR Award
Sacha Dubois, a Lakehead University Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate, was awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute... full story