Public health professors inject physical activity into the classroom

How many times have you sat for hours in class, eyelids drooping, attention waning? Since you are not alone, two Dalla Lana School of Public Health professors have introduced “fit breaks” to their class to reduce sedentary behaviours, combat fatigue and improve concentration. “I was relieved to hear that we...

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Public health students spearhead Ebola equipment delivery to Sierra Leone hospitals

This week, three University of Toronto public health students spearheaded the delivery of protective equipment to front-line health workers in Sierra Leone. Working with Save the Children — a global NGO dedicated to children’s rights — three first-year epidemiology students in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health successfully facilitated...

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