COVID-19

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.

A photo of the Feed the Frontlines team on a zoom call
The Feed the Frontlines team shares a message with health-care workers.

Feeding Frontline Workers, Supporting Small Businesses

Adair Roberts, Com’89, has launched Feed the Frontlines TO, an initiative that donates meals from local restaurants to frontline health-care workers in Toronto.

Army of Masks' Tonya Dickenson

Flattening the Curve One Mask at a Time

Army of Masks director and country lead for Canada Tonya Dickenson, Artsci’89, EMBA’05, has helped distribute more than 14,000 free cloth face masks across North America.

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