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The Faculty of Health Sciences offers one of Canada’s most comprehensive and integrated health sciences programs. Researchers and students from a broad spectrum of disciplines work together to study health and disease.

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GRAD STUDENT PROFILES

  • Alexandra is a master student of health sciences. Three keywords of research: one health, diseases affecting agriculture, disaster preparedness (British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Judy is a doctoral student of health sciences and a recipient of the Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship, SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship and Elizabeth Henry Scholarship

  • Sarah is a doctoral student of health sciences and a recipient of the CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship and the Mowafaghian awards. Three keywords of research: Equity-focused, community-orientated, values-based

MAJOR AWARD + CONVOCATION MEDAL RECIPIENTS

  • "Through my work, I hope to develop resources for youth who are experiencing eco-anxiety so...

  • "After completing my MSc, I saw an opportunity to continue doing work that was meaningful to...

  • " SFU was my first choice for my Master's degree as the faculty are brilliant,...

  • " I was drawn to its renowned reputation for innovative research that strives to improve...

  • "SFU has long collaborated with community to drive impactful solutions that are grounded in...

  • "I really enjoy the environment of my lab (The Centre for Infectious Disease Genomics and One...

  • "I found myself wanting to develop a greater understanding of the issues of public health and...

  • "Mathew is an innovative scholar who understands both community and academia and is able to...

  • "I have enjoyed and been fortunate to connect with people who are likewise interested in...

  • "My graduate experience has been exhilarating thus far! From the amazing mentorship, learning...

  • "There have been many opportunities for me to build community and get involved with different...

  • "I chose SFU because of the great work many faculty members are doing regarding social justice...

  • "I chose to come to SFU because of the MPH program's focus on social justice. Additionally, it...

  • "I am enjoying the research and lab work that I get to do. I like how I have the opportunity...

  • "My favourite thing about SFU is its vision as an engaged university. I love how we are...

  • "I chose to pursue graduate studies at SFU because of the important, interdisciplinary...

  • "I thrive in interdisciplinary environments & the Faculty of Health Sciences at SFU has...

  • "I was driven to pursue my MSc at SFU as an opportunity to be part of a team that would...

  • "I was attracted to the MSc in Health Sciences because of its strong emphasis on...

  • "I knew that the MPH program would give me a strong foundation to understand how public health...

  • "I chose SFU because of its renowned Master of Public Health program; I was drawn to the...

  • "I was looking for an institution that offered a diverse graduate program that would enable me...

  • "I found the Faculty of Health Sciences to be a supportive learning environment during my...

  • "I did extensive research on MPH programs around the globe, and FHS caught my attention on...

  • "I was drawn particularly to the Faculty of Health Sciences because of the interdisciplinary...

  • "I completed a BSc in Health Sciences at SFU and during that time I developed a really great...

  • "I was particularly drawn to the breadth of the MPH program offered by SFU, the outstanding...

  • "I chose SFU because I respected what I heard (from afar) about BC's public health initiatives...

  • "I enjoy the independence offered by the PhD program, as well as the support provided by SFU's...

  • "Collaborating with an interdisciplinary network of mentors and peers who are committed to...

  • " I was attracted to the PhD in Health Sciences because of its strong emphasis on...

  • "The Faculty of Health Sciences emphasizes interdisciplinary approaches to research, which...

  • "Since my research interests and previous experience were well in line with the ongoing basic...

  • "Our cities play an important role in influencing our physical and mental health. I am...