Our Department

The mission of the Department of Health Sciences is to create and mobilize knowledge to protect and promote health and reduce health inequities. Through applied research, community engagement, and provision of diverse learning opportunities, we help to build capacity to understand and address the complexities of both current and emerging health issues.

Our vision is to be a leader in applied health research and comprehensive health education that enables and supports individuals and communities to achieve optimal health.

Meet the Faculty and staff within the Department of Health Sciences who are committed to:

  • Community engagement
  • Valuing, encouraging and recognizing the contributions and efforts of students, colleagues, and communities with who we work
  • Embracing diversity
  • Prioritizing integrity in all that we do
  • Persevering through challenges in the pursuit of excellence

 Picture of full-time faculty in the Department of Health Sciences

 

We will begin to accept applications for the September 2023 intake starting in November! 

To learn more about our Graduate programs, please see the tab "Graduate Programs" on the left-hand side and click the plus (+) symbol.  
To learn more about our undergraduate program, please see the tab "Minor in Aging and Health (undergraduate)" on the left-hand side.

 

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NEWS

Jul
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Lake Superior Living Labs Network July 2022 Newsletter

Check out the latest Lake Superior Living Labs Network (LSLLN) newsletter for updates on our recent activity.

Jul
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Spring/Summer 2022 Department of Health Sciences Newsletter

The Department of Health Sciences 2022 Spring/Summer Newsletter is now available online.

May
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$1 million CIHR grant supports University-City Partnerships

A $1 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) aims to improve local health outcomes for residents of Thunder Bay and... full story

Apr
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Congratulations Dr. Rebecca Schiff!

The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board has chosen Lakehead University’s Dr. Rebecca Schiff, Chair/Professor of the... full story