Internal and External Student Awards for 2014-15
On Tuesday August 26, 2014, MSc candidate Rachel McMillan successfully defended her MSc thesis to the Department of Public Health Sciences. Rachel's thesis title was Family structure as a predictor of organized sport participation and sedentary screen time in Canadian youth. Drs. Joan Almost (School of Nursing), John Freeman (Education)
On Thursday July 17, 2014, MSc candidate Christine Collier successfully defended her MSc thesis to the Department of Public Health Sciences. Christine's thesis title was on e arly detection of progressive chronic kidney disease by monitoring change in eGFR in CKD stages 1, 2 & 3. Drs. Wendy Wobeser (Medicine), Patrick Costigan (Kinesiology and Health Studies)
Congratulations to Allison Maier (MPH -2011) and Kristi Randhawa (MPH -2012) and their Practicum Preceptor, Dr. Anna Majury for their publication, Bacteriological testing of private well water: A trends and guidelines assessment using five years of submissions data from southeastern Ontario in the May/June issue of the Canadian Journal of Public Health.