Interested in Global Health Research?

Prospective Graduate Students

I am currently recruiting Masters and PhD students for entry in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Prospective graduate students should contact me as early as possible to discuss research interests, suitability, and to discuss funding opportunities.

Potential projects include:

  • Evaluating climate-health interventions with Indigenous communities in the Canadian Arctic, Peru, and Uganda.
  • The role of agricultural development initiatives in the lives and health of youth in rural Honduras.
  • Evaluating poverty reduction strategies in southern Ontario in collaboration with local social service organizations.

Please include the following when you contact me:

  • An unofficial version of your academic transcript
  • CV
  • Paragraph describing your research interests

In addition, please review the following information about external funding opportunities and funding opportunities offered through the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. In particular, please review this guaranteed funding opportunity for PhD students through the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. 


Prospective Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students are encouraged to contact me at any time to discuss course-based, research assistant, and co-op placement opportunities. I am currently recruiting undergraduate students to research the following topics:

  • Migration and health
  • Community-based monitoring and evaluation
  • Livelihoods of youth in Central America
  • Global nutrition transitions

Please include the following when you contact me:

  • An unofficial version of your academic transcript
  • Paragraph describing your research interests