Jane Philpott, Anne Duffy, Brooke Linden, Heather Stuart
Jane Philpott, Anne Duffy, Brooke Linden, and Heather Stuart.

Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19

For months now, tuning in to the news has meant unleashing a deluge of coverage about the coronavirus pandemic.

Circles drawn in grass in a city park
Some cities officials are drawing circles in the grass at parks to ensure physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Redesigning Canada for Physical Distancing and COVID-19

As cities slowly re-open, Geography and Planning Professor John Meligrana, MPL’91, is researching physical distancing guidelines because keeping people two metres apart is one of the best ways to save lives.  

Alice Simniceanu, MPH’15
Alice Simniceanu, MPH’15, at the World Health Organization in Switzerland.

Helping Health-Care Workers Around the Globe

The World Health Organization’s Alice Simniceanu, MPH’15, creates COVID-19 guidelines and online courses used by medical professionals all over the world.

Kelsey Houston, Artsci'16

Controlling COVID-19

Kelsey Houston, Artsci’16, is using her infection control skills to stop COVID-19 outbreaks at a Toronto hospital and keep staff and patients safe.

Conversations Confronting COVID-19 Virtual Event Series

Since the global pandemic hit in winter 2020, Canadians and global citizens have been confronted with a myriad of questions — from how to understand and treat the virus to how to cope with life in

Bishop Jenny Andison

Supporting Community During COVID-19

Bishop Jenny Andison, Artsci’94, shares three ways the Anglican church is helping the community through COVID-19.

A photo of Scott Mason

Alumni-Led Company Offers Solution to the COVID-19 Sanitization Problem

Cleanslate UV provides a device that sanitizes items like cellphones, stethoscopes using ultraviolet light instead of chemicals.

Ontario Hospital Association CEO Anthony Dale

Keeping Ontarians Safe During COVID-19

Ontario Hospital Association CEO Anthony Dale, Artsci’92, MPA’95, is advising the government and helping prevent the provincial health-care system from being overwhelmed.

Jordan Bast, NSc'20

Answering a Calling to Help Others

New nursing graduate Jordan Bast, NSc’20, says signing up to work in a group home going through a COVID-19 outbreak “felt like a calling.”

People exercising
Exercise during isolation is important for people living with physical disabilities.

Living with a Physical Disability During the Pandemic

Queen’s researchers and alumnae working to support people living with physical disabilities.