VIRTUAL LECTURE SERIES

Hear from our Research Chairs in this exciting virtual
lecture series! Participate and ask questions
​directly to our front-line rural health researchers!

First Tuesday of every month - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Summer Break: No lectures planned for July & August

You will receive a zoom link after registering.
​This is a free event.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

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Discovery Healthcare Camp

GrandSparks Camp

Watch recordings of webinar series below, or attend a live event and you can
​participate and ask questions directly to Rural Ontario's Top Thinkers!

PAST LECTURES

​​TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2021
"PHILANTHROPY, WEALTH, AND PROSPERITY"

Dr. Ryan Gibson
Gateway's Chair of Rural Economic Development
Libro Professor in Regional Economic Development at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph

​TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021
"MESMERIZATION WITH EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE"

Dr. Ken Milne
Gateway's Chair of Rural Medicine
Adjunct professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Emergency Physician at South Huron Hospital Association

TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021
"HEALTHY RURAL COMMUNITIES: LINKING MUNICIPALITIES, PLANNING AND HEALTH OUTCOMES"

Dr. Wayne Caldwell
Gateway's Honorary Chair of Rural Healthy Sustainable Communities
Professor in Rural Planning & Development at the University of Guelph

TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021
"RURAL PRECARIOUS EMPLOYMENT AND WELL-BEING"

Dr. Al Lauzon
Gateway's Chair of Rural Change & Development
Professor of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph

​TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021
"BUILDING A HURON-PERTH-GREY-BRUCE WHERE PEOPLE CAN AGE AT HOME"

Dr. Alexandrea Peel
Gateway's Chair of Rural Senior Care
Geriatrician, Royal Oaks Health and Wellness Centre 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021
"RURAL VACCINE CONFIDENCE"

Dr. Feng Chang
Associate Professor, University of Waterloo
Gateway Chair of Board of Directors and Rural Pharmacy
Panel discussion with:
Andrew Williams (CEO & President of Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance)
Kristen Watt (Pharmacist & Pharmacy owner of Kristen's Pharmacy)
Matthew Maynard (Community Connector at The Local in Stratford, ON)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021
"TAKING LEISURE SERIOUSLY FOR WELL-BEING"

Dr. Heather Mair
Associate Professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo
Gateway Chair of Rural Community Development & Wellbeing

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021
"INTERACTIVE GATEWAY TIMELINE"

Scott Brown, PhD (candidate)
Sessional Instructor at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph
Gateway Research Associate

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2021
"COVID-19 AND THE IMPORTANCE OF LOCAL DATA: A CASE FROM SMALL AND RURAL COMMUNITIES IN ONTARIO"

Leith Deacon, PhD
Associate Professor and PhD Coordinator at the School of Environmental Design and
Rural Development, University of Guelph
Gateway Chair of Rural Resiliency

TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2022
"REACHING RURAL: BUILDING VACCINE CONFIDENCE IN RURAL SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO"

Dr. Feng Chang

Associate Professor, University of Waterloo
Gateway Chair of Board of Directors and Rural Pharmacy

Interested in helping promote the program? 
Contact sarah.versteeg@uwaterloo.ca

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Sign up for a training session in February at cvctraining.eventbrite.com

Web Resources
https://uwaterloo.ca/pharmacy/health-resources/covid-19-health-resources
 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2022
"PUMPKIN SEEDS FROM SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO & IMPLICATIONS ON SLEEP"

Dr. Craig Hudson, Psychiatrist

Gateway Research Chair Rural Mental Health

TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2022
"WHAT MAKES YOU MOVE? MOTIVATIONS FOR STAYING ACTIVE IN RURAL ONTARIO"

Jay McFarlan, MSC

Gateway Research Chair Rural Nutrition and Exercise

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2022
"DIGITAL HEALTH: HOW TO NAVIGATE CARE WITH DOC IN A BOX"

Paul Gill, MSc, MD, CCFP, FPA

Gateway Research Chair of Digital Health