University of Calgary - Community Health Sciences

The Department of Community Health Sciences represents a diverse set of individual, family, and population health needs in a variety of health, education.

Mission: The Department of Community Health Sciences is committed to enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities through education, research and service. We value the diversity of our Department, which is evident in the multidisciplinary nature of our faculty and student body. Our commitment to our community is reflected in responsive educational programs; colaborative, relevant research; and consulting and clinical services that make the expertise of the Department available to a wide constituency.

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This service dog received an honorary degree at graduation along with his owner

CBC Calgary

They'll break ground on the new cancer centre this year.

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Class of 2017: An impressive 719 lifelong learners receive certificates in 2016-17 academic year | UToday | University of Calgary June 14 ceremony celebrates Continuing Education’s newest grads

Kamloops hospital operating at 30 per cent overcapacity, health minister confirms B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake said the flu season — which went later than expected this year — has caused congestion in the province's hospitals, particularly at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

United Nurses of Alberta

When the mandatory order to leave Fort McMurray was issued one week ago, nurses at the city’s hospital hunkered down with their patients and escorted them to safety, despite being separated from their own spouses and children.

“A lot of our nurses had internal struggles,” Pam Lund, the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre emergency department and intensive care unit manager, said Monday at a news conference. It was “not easy do to when our kids were out there.”

Hashem Al-Ghaili

Check out the remarkable bond between the mother and her baby.

Global News

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks following tour of Fort McMurray areas hit hard by wildfire.
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RNAO on Twitter “Estimates are that 7/10 women hide or downplay #mentalhealth symptoms. #maternalMHmatters”

Prosecuting bystanders when a child dies "If we do not start prosecuting bystander failure to help children survive treatable illnesses, then will there be a third dead Alberta child?" The University of Calgary's Juliet Guichon and Dr. Ian Mitchell raise the questions of duty and enforcement.

Sexually transmitted infections reach outbreak levels in Alberta The government wants people to be aware after rates of STI’s spike dramatically.

Bell Let's Talk

“Over the past 10 years I’ve been living two different lives. The life that my family, my friends, my colleagues, my teammates see. But then there’s the life that I see, that I live and that I feel.”

These powerful words were was said by Doug Leddin - a 27 year old man from Ireland - who posted an emotional video online about his experience living with depression over the past ten years. Watch the video here and find out what motivated him to speak out:

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The best way to prevent flu remains immunization.

U Calgary on Twitter “Quality of breastfeeding support impacts moms' mental health, study shows @UCalgaryMed”

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

How infants respond to pain could point to future cognitive development.

Beating human heart grown from stem cells Scientists in the U.S. have created a beating heart through bio-engineering, giving hope to those suffering from cardiac issues.

Physician-assisted death a 'culture shift' for profession, Alberta doctor says Close to 80 doctors in Alberta say they are willing to provide physician-assisted dying once the practice comes into law on June 6.

Global News

"If you really want to stop what's happening you have to look at things like poverty and healthcare and education and employment opportunities and racism," Alberta Indigenous Peoples Minister Richard Feehan said. "That's not just about our government, that's about our whole society."

Canada’s “First Lady”: Yes, I still breastfeed my 2-year-old “Please call me Sophie,” says Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau by way of introduction.

Though she’s married to Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, the role doesn’t come with an official “First Lady” title, as it does in the United States.

Dean's Talk - Creating the Future of Health

You are invited to attend the Dean's Talks on March 15, 2016 @ 7:15p.m.
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Our esteemed speakers for the evening are:
- Dr. Jon Meddings: "Medicine – from Superstition to Precision"

- Dr. Carla Coffin: "From Woodchucks to the World Health Organization"

- Dr. Sunil Verma: "Personalizing Breast Cancer Care: (R)Evolution from Biology to Tailored Treatment"

Apple Magazine - Spring 2016

The Perceptions (and the Reality) of Refugee Students – What are we really seeing? In December my school was one of three in the CBE that started up a program whose purpose was to support refugee students who have been identified as English Language Learners with backgrounds of L…

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

New project monitors social media for signs of mental illness.

Global News

“The evidence is getting stronger that there are things we can do to potentially lower our risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia."

Alberta docs ready to help in right-to-die cases Doctors in every corner of the province are willing to assist patients desiring death, a senior Alberta Health Services official said Thursday.

A Senate Report Says The Canada Food Guide Is Useless And Harmful

Calgary woman ends her life with doctors' help A Calgary woman has made Canadian history, becoming the first person in the country's history to legally end her life with the help of doctors.

Global National

Cereal producers have seen profits declining for more than a decade and a new report suggests those no account, lazy millennials are to blame.

Global News

In the last week, Alberta Health Services has posted a significant increase in lab-confirmed cases of the flu with nearly 1,000 people falling ill in the last seven days.

Global News

Two more cases of Zika virus have surfaced in Alberta, and another case was confirmed in Saskatchewan, bringing the Canadian total to 14, according to the Public Health Authority of Canada.

Global News

BREAKING: Ontario government announces they'll offer free tuition for post-secondary education for families making under $50,000.

CBC News

The ancient practice usually involves the partial or total removal of a girl's external genitalia. In some cases the vaginal opening is also sewn up.

Global News

Shoppers Drug Mart says pharmacies are the "safest option" for dispensing marijuana.

Global National

WATCH LIVE: A group of First Nations and health officials in northern Ontario are planning to declare a public health emergency on Wednesday.

ACHRU Hosts Researchers from the University of Calgary | Aging, Community and Health Research Unit A collaborative research partnership between the Aging Community and Health Research Unit (ACHRU) and the University of Calgary recently brought two Alberta researchers to McMaster University to learn from each other.

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Calgary, AB
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