Research Chair to Lead Heart Health Research for First Nations Peoples
The $1.9 million Research Chair which will focus on First Nations and Aboriginal peoples’ cardiac health will be co-located at the FNHA, SFU Faculty of Health Sciences and St. Paul's Hospital. learn more →
Participate in the CEPH Accreditation Dialogue Meeting on April 23rd!
A third dialogue session on the professional accreditation of our MPH and Undergraduate Programs will be taking place on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015. FHS students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. learn more →
Health Sciences Undergraduate Wins National HIV Research Award
Natalie Kinloch has won a national scholarship to present her honours thesis at the 24th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS research. learn more →
Health Sciences Undergraduates Reach out to Their Peers to Raise Awareness on the Transit Referendum
Faculty of Health Sciences Assistant Professor Meghan Winters is using the upcoming transit tax plebiscite as a vehicle to mobilize youth education about healthy transportation and the power of community engagement. learn more →
Improving Access to Maternal and Child Health Services for Ethnic Minority Women in Vietnam
Faculty of Health Sciences Dean John O’Neil and Professor Scott Lear were recently in Vietnam to participate in a review of the “mMom” project. learn more →
Little Things Matter: Bruce Lanphear Uncovers the Impact of Toxins on the Developing Brain
Faculty of Health Sciences Professor Bruce Lanphear has produced a compelling video which underscores how exceedingly low levels of toxins can impact brain development. learn more →
Welcome to the Faculty of Health Sciences
SFU's Faculty of Health Sciences offers one of Canada’s most comprehensive and integrated programs and has a strong reputation for producing world-class innovative research. Researchers and students from a broad spectrum of disciplines, spanning the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences, work together in a unique, non-departmentalized environment to encourage the study of health and disease from "cell to society" and to apply this work in the context of population and public health.
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Research at FHS
Our research spans molecular and cellular processes, field-based investigation, intervention and evaluation, as well as policy processes that promote the health of communities. Learn more about Research at FHS.
Events & Talks
April 18, 2015 at 9:00am to 2:00pm2nd Annual Public Health Symposium · the UBC Public Health Club
April 20, 2015 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pmCapstone Presentation - Who Counts? A Review of the Impacts of Accountability Practices in Community Based Participatory Health Research · Dominic Popowich