Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships make global health experience a reality for Canadian students
Health sciences Masters of Public Health student Annalise Mathers was one of the 2016 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award recipients. learn more →
FHS alumna wins Virchow Prize for cervical cancer study!
Health sciences alumna Thando Malambo was presented with the 2016 Virchow Graduate Student Prize at this year's American Anthropology Association international conference in November. learn more →
Angel Tree project brings cheer to new refugees during festive season
Health sciences students Marco Zenone and Rajaan Garcha are leading the Angel Tree initiative to bring cheer to new refugees during the festive season. learn more →
SFU health sciences joins fight against urban diabetes
Simon Fraser University has joined the City of Vancouver, the Canadian Diabetes Association, Vancouver Coastal Health and Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. in the launching Cities Changing Diabetes initiative in Vancouver to help tackle urban diabetes. learn more →
Is enough testing being done in Canadian schools for radioactive cancer-causing gas?
CAREX Canada, a national project based at SFU Health Sciences that estimates Canadians’ exposures to cancer-causing agents in workplaces and communities, has recently released a report investigating radon testing in schools across the country (Photo by wired_gr). learn more →
Health sciences faculty, students and alumni lace up their skates for mental health
SFU health sciences faculty, students and alumni participated in the 2nd Annual Surrey Fire Fighters’ Break the Ice hockey tournament held on October 21, 2016. 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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Events & Talks
December 09, 2016 at 11:00 amCapstone Presentation - Dental Care among Homeless Individuals: Barriers to Dental Care Access · Dominika Krzeminska
December 15, 2016 at 2:00 pmThesis Defense: A Comparison of Self-Efficacy Between Pregnant Women Who Use Cigarettes Versus Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: A Cross-Sectional Study of Participants in the BC Healthy Connections Project · Tiffany Reeve