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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

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

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

Drs. Nathalie Jette and Carolyn Emery to be part of Royal Society of Canada's inaugural College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Dr. Tanya Beran's research gains recognition, third prize in international event focused on promoting innovation in global health care and medical science.

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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.

Achievers in Medical Science Graduate Recruitment Award (2014)

Todd Wilson, MSc Student

William H. Davies Medical Research Scholarship (2014)

Ceara Cunningham, Zaheed Damani, Taryn Graham, Ann Toohey, Robin Walker, Kelsey Lucyk (2012-2014)

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

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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September 12, 2014 | 1:00 pm
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August 6, 2014

August 6, 2014

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June 24, 2014

June 24, 2014

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June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014

Successful PhD Dissertation Defense

Date & Time:
July 14, 2014

July 14, 2014

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June 25, 2014

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