20 years of public health at Lakehead

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 - Please read the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences' Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Statement
  • Prioritizing integrity in all that we do
  • Persevering through challenges in the pursuit of excellence

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The September 2024 intake for the Master of Health Sciences has been extended to March 1st, 2024!

Master of Public Health and the PhD in Health Sciences intake is CLOSED! 

Applications are due in full by February 1st, 2024 for MPH and by March 1st for MHSc.

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

Dec
4
Fall 2023 Department of Health Sciences Newsletter

The Department of Health Sciences 2023 Fall Newsletter is now available online.

Oct
16
Lake Superior Living Labs Network Newsletter (October 2023)

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

Sep
25
Register now for Recentering Food Law and Policy: Connecting People and Place

We are very excited to announce that registration for our 7th conference – Recentering Food Law and Policy: Connecting People and Place – is now open.

Aug
28
Lake Superior Living Labs Network Newsletter (Summer 2023)

In this newsletter we are sharing cross-hub project summaries, some Lake Superior teaching resources, and flagging numerous upcoming fall events... full story