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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

MSc student Michael Lang was named among Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40 (2013)

Dr. Herman Barkema has been appointed as a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Chair in Infectious Diseases of Dairy Cattle.

Lisa Allen Scott’s passion to improve global health awareness began with the stunning finding that malaria in a rural Tanzanian hospital was nowhere near as widespread as believed.

Juliet Guichon and Ian Mitchell comment on 11 year old's decision on her medical treatment.  See the article in the Hamilton Spectator here.

Juliet Guichon to receive National Public Health Hero Award.

Juliet Guichon confirms that Catholic school boards will now allow girls to receive the HPV vaccine in schools.

 

Health system expert, Fiona Clement, will travel to the US for one year as part of the prestigious Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice. 

Sheri Bastien and Denise Buchner are successful recipients of seed grants of $112,000 from Grand Challenges Canada.

Dr. Bob Cowie, lung and airway specialist, says there is no evidence to suggest e cigarettes are safe. 

Drs. Braden Manns and Brenda Hemmelgarn have published research showing that patients and their caregivers should have a voice in setting priorities for medical research.

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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.

James Wick, MSc Student

Awarded AIHS Graduate Studentship (2014)

Claire Barber, CHS PhD student, named one of eleven University of Calgary 2014 Vanier Scholars

Daniel Niven, PhD Student

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

Awarded AIHS Graduate Studentships (2014)

Karen Tang & Colin Josephson, MSc Students

Awarded AIHS Clinician Fellowships (2014)

John D. Petrie, QC Memorial Bursary

Alexa W. Church Graduate Scholarship in Medical Sciences

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

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August 6, 2014
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June 24, 2014
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June 20, 2014
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June 11, 2014
June 11, 2014

Successful PhD Dissertation Defense

Date & Time:
July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014
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June 25, 2014
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June 25, 2014
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