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The Department of Community Health Sciences represents a diverse set of individual, family, and population health needs in a variety of health, education, and community settings. Students acquire foundation competencies in core areas of research and professional practice in their specialization areas. These areas include Biostatistics, Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Health Services Research, Medical Education, and Population and Public Health.

Information regarding admission to our programs (including requirements, procedures, and funding opportunities) can be found under the Prospective Students tab.  Information regarding policies, exams and courses is found under the Current Students tab. Should you need any more information on graduate education, please contact our Graduate Program Administrators – Crystal Elliott (elliottc@ucalgary.ca) or Marion Gregory (mgregory@ucalgary.ca). The Graduate Program Director for Community Health Sciences is Dr. Tanya Beran.

News

A group of Alberta researchers led by CHS Department Head Brenda Hemmelgarn, have developed an online resource that helps community physicians, pharmacists and nurses provide improved diagnosis and treatment for adults with chronic kidney disease.

CHS faculty member JianLi Wang heads Canada-wide study addressing an unmet need: the mental health of men in the workplace

A Canada-wide study headed by Dr. Abhay Lodha, Assistant Professor in CHS, has found that earlier use of caffeine is associated with improved outcomes for extremely premature infants.

Dr. Gavin McCormack (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Bijoy Menon (MSc 2014) honoured. 

Dr. Margaret Russell Discusses Parents' Concerns with the Flu Vaccine

Dr. Margaret Russell and her team researched parents' concerns surrounding the annual flu vaccine and found that there were many questions that the public campaign doesn't always address. 

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Achievers in Medical Science Graduate Recruitment Award (2014)

Dr. William Ghali will present at local TEDx event November 15. 

Canadian economics research is declining: study by Dr. Herb Emery

Economists at Canadian universities are publishing fewer articles on the Canadian economy and economic policy, a worrisome trend that could have serious consequences for the country’s students, policymakers and citizens, says a new study. Read the article here

Dr. Lindsay McLaren, Associate Professor in CHS, receives national recognition for her work studying the fluoride debate

Dr. Derek Exner, Professor in CHS, is a graduate Supervisor and Instructor of the Clinical Trials course.  He has been appointed Associate Dean (Clinical Trials).

Dr Tom Noseworthy, Former CHS Department Head, is the 2014 recipient of Canadian Institutes of Health Research Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy Research

CHS alumnus joins research team at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Three papers accepted at an international conference in Paris (2013)

Gil Kaplan investigates link between bowel disease and air pollution

Gil Kaplan's research is featured on ABC Australia.  More

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Successful MSc Thesis Defense

Graduate Education Updates

Program Updates

Manuscript Based Thesis Updates

The CHS Guidelines for Thesis by Manuscript document has been updated.  Please also note the regulations from FGS pertaining to thesis formaing now includes information on manuscript-based thesis.

Congratulations - Student Awards
Please note that this information is not recommended for verification of awards.

Todd Wilson, MSc Student

William H. Davies Medical Research Scholarship (2014)

Daniel Niven, PhD Student

2013 J.B. Hyne Research Innovation Award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Kelsey Lucyk & Ruksana Rashid, PhD Students

Awarded AIHS Graduate Studentships (2014)

Karen Tang & Colin Josephson, MSc Students

Awarded AIHS Clinician Fellowships (2014)

Emily Hutcheon, MSc Student

John D. Petrie, QC Memorial Bursary

University of Calgary Board of Governors Graduate Scholarship (2014)

University of Calgary Silver Anniversary Graduate Fellowship (2014)

Congratulations - Student Accomplishments

Niklas Bobrovitz (MSc 2013)

Clarendon Fund Scholarship (full scholarship) to attend Oxford University for his PhD.

Brenda Leung appointed to Endowed Professorship at U of Lethbridge (2014)

CHS alumnus Dr. Robert Myers is leading clinical trials for a non-invasive device that can predict the severity of chronic liver disease.

Recent CHS grad’s PhD research published in two prominent international journals

Recent CHS grad publishes old class assignment in JAMA

Successful Candidacy Exams

Date & Time:
December 16, 2014 | 1:00 pm
Date & Time:
December 11, 2014 | 1:15 pm
Date & Time:
December 8, 2014 | 9:00 am
Date & Time:
December 3, 2014 | 1:30 pm

Successful PhD Dissertation Defense

Date & Time:
December 8, 2014 | 8:30 am
Date & Time:
December 8, 2014 | 8:30 am
Date & Time:
December 1, 2014 | 9:00 am
Date & Time:
July 14, 2014

July 14, 2014

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