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Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine

WACH: Women+ and Children's Health Sciences

WACH 501 (3) Women+ and Children's Health
Biomedical, clinical, translational, and population research; research approaches and opportunities across the four health research pillars (biomedical, clinical, health services, population health). This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
WACH 502 (3) Seminars in Women+ and Children's Health
Biological and social determinants of health, health equity and inclusion. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
WACH 503 (3) Perinatal Epidemiology
Indicators of maternal/newborn well-being across population subgroups, changing trends in obstetrical intervention, perinatal morbidity, and the analysis of perinatal data. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Corequisite: One of OBST 502, WACH 532.
Equivalency: SPPH 537, OBST 507.
WACH 511 (3) Women+ Health Research
Sexual development, transgender medicine, reproduction and pregnancy, chronic and acute diseases, and social determinants of health. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
WACH 521 (3) Child Health Research
Biology of human development, child growth and puberty, adolescent health, childhood chronic and acute diseases, gender diversity in pediatrics, social environment and child health, and pediatric research in partnership with Indigenous communities. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
WACH 522 (3) Pediatric Nutrition
Dietary assessment and nutrient requirements in children and youth, assessment of growth and adiposity, application of nutritional biochemistry and animal models, energy balance, macronutrient and micronutrient metabolism and research, restricted diets in children, nutritional interventions in children. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
WACH 531 (3) Reproductive Endocrinology
Neuroendocrine regulation of reproduction, regulation of the ovarian and testicular function. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Equivalency: OBST 501.
WACH 532 (3) Physiology of the Mother, Fetus and Newborn
Functional development of the placenta and major organ systems in the fetal and newborn period in man and animals. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Equivalency: OBST 502.
WACH 533 (3) Fetal and Perinatal Metabolism
Nutrient metabolism and requirements during fetal and perinatal development and research methods used to assess requirements; developmental origins of health and disease; gestational obesity and diabetes; nutritional supplements during pregnancy. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Equivalency: OBST 503.
WACH 548 (1.5-6) c Directed Studies in Women+ and Children's Health
Student-directed literature-based or experimental investigation of a topic. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
WACH 549 (18) M.Sc. Thesis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
WACH 649 (0) Ph.D. Thesis

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