The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) is proud to play an important role in helping Western University extend its reach into the community. A special issue of Western News - the official voice of campus - showcased a sampling of the programs, organizations and people who make strong contributions to the wider community and help create a better quality of life for those in London and surrounding areas. Six of those featured areas call the Faculty of Health Sciences home. Read about them below and discover what the Faculty of Health Sciences and its people add to the community.
The Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging opened in 1989 and has been helping older adults in the community stay active and live healthy lifestyles ever since.
Learning it Together, a student-led organization, helps elementary school children develop learning skills through play-based activities. Read More
Kinesiology professor Michelle Mottola is helping pregnant women in the community get active and learn more about their health. Read More
Health Studies professor Shauna Burke's CHAMP Families program helps families overcome challenges associated with childhood obesity. Read More
Nursing professor Abe Oudshoorn works closely with the London Homeless Coalition, whose mission is to end homelessness through coordinated community responses.
Cancer Care Talks, developed by Health Studies professor Anita Cramp, gives those touch by cancer a place where they can feel safe and get the support they need.