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The Faculty of Health Sciences congratulates the community involvement of its students

TCHP 2012
On the picture, the Dean Dr. Denis Prud’homme, and professors Kristine Houde, Chantal vonSchoenberg, Wilma Jelley, and Gail Bowes are surrounded by the supervisors and students of the TCHP project.

As part of the Transdisciplinary Community Health Project (TCHP), over twenty undergraduate health sciences students worked throughout the year on health and wellness projects in partnership with regional community organizations.

On Monday, March 19, these students presented posters on their work and shared their learning experiences and the positive results of the projects. The Dean, Dr. Denis Prud’homme, and professors, Wilma Jelley, Gail Bowes, Chantal vonSchoenberg and Kristine Houde as well as the supervisors of the community organizations involved in the project, attended the event and congratulated the students on their community involvement and personal achievements. View the photo gallery »

The projects presented during the evening were:

  • Aphasia Centre of Ottawa
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Centre de services Guigues
  • Hintonburg Community Association
  • L’Arche Agapè
  • Residence Montfort Renaissance
  • Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
  • Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

The Transdiciplinary Community Health project was launched in 2008 to:

  • Promote civic engagement among students,
  • Enrich the quality of life for students and members of the community,
  • Improve students’ understanding of issues faced by community agencies serving marginalized populations,
  • Expose students to working with multi-professional teams, allowing them to acquire transdisciplinary skills and a positive approach.