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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 [at] ucalgary [dot] ca) or Marion Gregory (mgregory [at] ucalgary [dot] ca). The Graduate Program Director for Community Health Sciences is Dr. Tanya Beran.

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Herman Barkema appointed as Research Chair

Submitted by bradshaw on Thu, 2014-06-19 11:49.

Herman Barkema appointed as Research Chair

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.

CHS Grad Lisa Allen Scott poised to be international leader in global health

Submitted by bradshaw on Thu, 2014-06-12 14:12.

CHS Grad Lisa Allen Scott poised to be international leader in global health

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/Ian Mitchell on medical decision making

Submitted by bradshaw on Mon, 2014-06-02 09:57.

Juliet Guichon/Ian Mitchell on medical decision making

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

Congratulations to Juliet Guichon

Submitted by bradshaw on Thu, 2014-05-29 13:40.

Congratulations to Juliet Guichon

Juliet Guichon to receive National Public Health Hero Award.

Fiona Clement receives prestigious Harkness Fellowship

Submitted by bradshaw on Tue, 2014-05-27 10:10.

Fiona Clement receives prestigious Harkness Fellowship

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. 

HPV Canada says school boards to allow vaccine

Submitted by bradshaw on Tue, 2014-05-27 10:02.

HPV Canada says school boards to allow vaccine

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

 

Bob Cowie talks about E Cigarettes

Submitted by bradshaw on Fri, 2014-05-23 15:46.

Bob Cowie talks about E Cigarettes

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

Sheri Bastien & Denise Buchner receive funds from Grand Challenges Canada

Submitted by bradshaw on Fri, 2014-05-23 15:38.

Sheri Bastien & Denise Buchner receive funds from Grand Challenges Canada

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

Patients Should Have a Voice in Setting Research Priorities

Submitted by elliottc on Fri, 2014-05-16 12:07.

Patients Should Have a Voice in Setting Research Priorities

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.

Juliet Guichon and Ian Mitchell in Calgary Herald

Submitted by bradshaw on Fri, 2014-05-09 10:07.

Juliet Guichon and Ian Mitchell in Calgary Herald

Juliet Guichon and Ian Mitchell comment on Alison Redford's absences

Graduate Education Updates

Program Updates

Manuscript Based Thesis Updates

Submitted by sanderso on Tue, 2014-02-18 15:27.

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.

Alysha Kaba (PhD

Submitted by elliottc on Wed, 2014-06-18 10:59.
Alysha Kaba (PhD
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CIHR Award of Excellence (Gold Category) in National Research Poster Competition, Winnipeg, June 2014

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Ann Toohey & Kelsey Lucyk (PhD)

Submitted by mgregory on Tue, 2014-06-10 15:54.
Ann Toohey & Kelsey Lucyk (PhD)
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Chancellor's Challenge Graduate Scholarship (2014)

Diane Lorenzetti, PhD

Submitted by mgregory on Tue, 2014-06-10 15:48.
Diane Lorenzetti, PhD
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University of Calgary Board of Governors Graduate Scholarship (2014)

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Lesley Soril (PhD)

Submitted by mgregory on Tue, 2014-05-27 11:19.
Lesley Soril (PhD)
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University of Calgary Silver Anniversary Graduate Fellowship (2014)

Stephanie Coward, Erin Hetherington and Jenine Leal (PhD)

Submitted by elliottc on Fri, 2014-05-09 17:34.
Stephanie Coward, Erin Hetherington and Jenine Leal (PhD)
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Eyes High Doctoral Recruitment Scholarships (2014)

Keltie McDonald & Maria McInerney (MSc)

Submitted by elliottc on Wed, 2014-04-16 12:22.
Keltie McDonald & Maria McInerney (MSc)
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Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships from Faculty of Graduate Studies (2014)

Sarah Anderson (PhD)

Submitted by elliottc on Thu, 2014-04-10 17:08.
Sarah Anderson (PhD)
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Queen Elizabeth II Doctoral Scholarship from Faculty of Graduate Studies (2014)

Congratulations - Accomplishments

Dr. Robert Myers (MSc 2008)

Submitted by mgregory on Thu, 2014-05-29 13:50.
Dr. Robert Myers (MSc 2008)
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CHS alumnus Dr. Robert Myers is leading clinical trials for a non-invasive device that can predict the severity of chronic liver disease.

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Mike Lang (MSc)

Submitted by elliottc on Thu, 2014-04-10 16:46.
Mike Lang (MSc)
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MSc student Michael Lang was named among Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40 (2013)

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Adrian Specogna (PhD)

Submitted by elliottc on Fri, 2014-02-21 17:28.
Adrian Specogna (PhD)
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Recent CHS grad publishes old class assignment in JAMA

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Adrian Specogna (PhD)

Submitted by elliottc on Fri, 2014-02-21 17:36.
Adrian Specogna (PhD)
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Recent CHS grad’s PhD research published in two prominent international journals

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Niklas Bobrovitz, MSc

Submitted by sanderso on Thu, 2014-01-16 11:35.
Niklas Bobrovitz, MSc
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Clarendon Fund Scholarship (full scholarship) to attend Oxford University for his PhD.

Successful Candidacy Exams

Diane Lorenzetti (PhD)

Submitted by elliottc on Thu, 2014-04-10 14:10.
Diane Lorenzetti (PhD)
- June 24, 2014

Ann Toohey

Submitted by mgregory on Wed, 2014-05-14 13:53.
Ann Toohey
- June 20, 2014

Khara Sauro (PhD)

Submitted by mgregory on Wed, 2014-05-14 12:21.
Khara Sauro (PhD)
- June 11, 2014

Faisal Albagmi (PhD)

Submitted by mgregory on Fri, 2014-05-09 08:50.
Faisal Albagmi (PhD)
- June 5, 2014

Successful MSc Thesis Defense

Stephanie Coward

Submitted by mgregory on Wed, 2014-05-14 12:24.
Stephanie Coward
- June 16, 2014

Jodie Roberts (MSc)

Submitted by elliottc on Tue, 2014-04-29 10:53.
Jodie Roberts (MSc)
- May 30, 2014

Laura Leggett (MSc)

Submitted by jekelund on Wed, 2014-04-09 14:10.
Laura Leggett (MSc)
- May 7, 2014

Farnaz Amoozegar (MSc)

Submitted by elliottc on Thu, 2014-04-10 14:04.
Farnaz Amoozegar (MSc)
- April 16, 2014

Successful PhD Dissertation Defense

Daniel Dutton

Submitted by mgregory on Thu, 2014-05-22 13:41.
Daniel Dutton
- June 25, 2014

Alex Frolkis (PhD)

Submitted by elliottc on Wed, 2014-04-16 12:37.
Alex Frolkis (PhD)
- May 16, 2014

Alia Zawawi (PhD)

Submitted by jekelund on Tue, 2014-04-01 10:32.
Alia Zawawi (PhD)
- April 23, 2014

Kirsten Fiest (PhD)

Submitted by elliottc on Thu, 2014-03-13 14:43.
Kirsten Fiest (PhD)
- April 2, 2014