spécialiste en promotion de la santé

Personalized Health Education Program

Learn to navigate your health and wellness with a Health Promotion Specialist as part of your circle of care!


Location: 801 King Edward, Room N203

Referral process: To book an appointment, students must be referred by their healthcare provider following a consultation at the Student Health and Wellness Centre, or visit the reception at the Centre (801 King Edward, Room N203).

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Personalized Health Education Program (PHEP)

What to expect

During your appointment with a Health Promotion Specialist*, you will be provided with personalized education and resources regarding your health and wellness. This service provides you with the opportunity to explore any questions you may have following an appointment with a healthcare provider. The Health Promotion Specialist will work with you and your healthcare provider to determine the best care plan and support you through navigating health and wellness resources.

General health education or resources for:

  • Navigating a diagnosis (creating a care plan)
  • Lifestyle improvement (goal setting)
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Mental health
  • Physical health
  • Nutritional health
  • Substance use
  • Navigating health insurance
  • Demographic-specific services and support

*Disclaimer: The Health Promotion Specialist is not a medical professional, and cannot provide medical advice, formulate diagnoses, or provide treatment, etc. They are trained in system navigation, health education and student support. 

Frequently asked questions

Contact Us

Visit us

801 King Edward Avenue, Room N203 (2nd floor)
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Tel.: 613-562-5498
Email: [email protected]

Fall and Winter hours of operations

  • Monday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
  • Sunday: Closed

This schedule may be adjusted based on service demand.

Share your feedback

This Centre was created for you therefore your feedback is important to us. If you have questions, concerns or would like to share your feedback regarding this Centre and its services, please fill-out the form. NOTE: Please do not share information related to your medical or health records.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario) and with University Policy 90, your personal information is collected under the authority of the University of Ottawa Act, 1965. Your personal information collected by the Student Health and Wellness Centre  will be used for purposes related to the administration and quality management of the Centre. If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in this notice, please contact Cindy Miron, Clinical Manager