Dalhousie University, Community Health and Epidemiology Department

Dalhousie University is a leading academic and research institution in Atlantic Canada.

The Department of Community Health and Epidemiology is a vibrant and research-intensive department of 18 full-time faculty and more than 50 cross-appointed faculty with grant funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and many other national and provincial funding agencies.

The Department offers MSc and PhD training in Epidemiology and Applied Health Research, has recently integrated the Master of Health Informatics program, and contributes to the undergraduate medical education program.

The Department houses key university and province-wide resources, including Health Data Nova Scotia, the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, and the Health and Environments Research Centre Laboratory, and works closely with the Maritime Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research SUPPORT Unit (MSSU), housed by Nova Scotia Health Authority, providing leadership on its advisory and scientific committees.