The College of Health Sciences brings together the combined strength of all our health sciences faculties and schools, enabling a new level of interdisciplinary health science research and teaching that advances the full spectrum of human health and wellness in individuals and communities around the world.


Greta Cumings

Greta Cummings

College Dean of Health Sciences

Greta Cummings is the interim college dean of the University of Alberta’s College of Health Sciences, which brings together the combined strength of the faculties of kinesiology, sport, and recreation, medicine and dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, public health, and rehabilitation medicine.

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