Research | Queen’s University Canada

Department of Public Health Sciences

[World map]
May 4, 2020

Queen's researcher Susan Bartels, an expert in global public health, looks at the unique challenges developing nations face with the spread of COVID-19.

January 21, 2021

Investigating the social determinants of health for women and children in humanitarian crises: often the most impacted during humanitarian crises, this research helps inform policies and practices to improve their well-being and health.

[Two people in wheelchairs performing different exercises]
May 5, 2020

Queen’s University researchers are working to support people living with physical disabilities.

[diabetes illustration]
December 11, 2019

New report shows the disease has reached an all-time high within Canada’s First Nations communities, impact on children is concerning.

[Dr. Mary Ann McColl]
March 22, 2019

Dr. Mary Ann McColl explores the concept of spirituality as it relates to disability and health studies and explains the development of disability studies in teaching future healthcare professionals.

July 9, 2018

Applying Indigenous and Western knowledge systems to research involving social and environmental justice and health equity: this research aims to create healthier relationships between Indigenous peoples and Settler (non-Indigenous) Canadians by advancing recognition, responsibility and reconciliation in community-driven and participatory ways.

[ Dr. Birtwhistle smiling at computer ]
April 1, 2015

Queen's researcher Richard Birtwhistle is the chair and principal investigator of the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) which collects patient information stored in electronic medical records (EMR) of primary care practitioners across Canada to help researchers advance treatments of chronic diseases.

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