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U of A leads the nation in nursing and Pharmacy and Pharmacology rose nearly 40 spots internationally from 85th to 49th based on latest QS subject rankings

Eighteen subjects rank among Top 100 in the world, highlighting the institution’s continued excellence at an international level.

The College of Health Sciences Celebrates International Women's Day

Each year on March 8 the College of Health Sciences celebrates International Women's Day and the incredible work our inspirational faculty, staff and students have done in the past year to advance health sciences, enrich our communities and lead with purpose.

Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn, Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell and Dr. Marvin Washington named new college deans.

Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn will take on the position of Dean and Vice-Provost of the College of Health Sciences for a five-year term effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Hemmelgarn will also retain her role as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Diabetes Canada announces $1.5 million of new research funding for five U of A recipients

End Diabetes Awards will fund projects that have potential for breakthroughs in diabetes management

Health Sciences recognizes International Day for Persons with Disabilities

This International Day for Persons with Disabilities (December 3rd), we recognize disabled University of Alberta researchers, teachers, and learners in the College of Health Sciences whose work is making a meaningful impact in their community and beyond.

College of Health Sciences boasts all women leaders in historical first

Persons Day — and Women’s History Month — is a fitting time to reflect on the state of women’s leadership and participation in our institutions. As we celebrate advances, we are also mindful of the many ways in which barriers remain – and of the intersectional work we must do daily to remove these barriers, together.

U of A prioritizing mental health as we mark World Mental Health Day

This fall, we’re highlighting contributions to mental health from the College of Health Sciences.

Why the College of Health Sciences wears orange

As our University prepares to close on September 30th in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, members of the College of Health Sciences are wearing orange in honour and remembrance of “the experiences and loss of the thousands of children who were stolen from their families and placed in Indian Residential Schools (IRS).”

Updates on College academic integrity and scheduling and timetabling functions

For the past few weeks, the College of Health Sciences and our faculties, as well as other colleges, have been engaged in process mapping workshops to begin transitioning academic integrity and scheduling and timetabling functions from faculties to the college.

College of Health Sciences Associate Deans announcement

The College of Health Sciences is excited to announce the appointment of Patricia Manns and Lawrence Richer as Associate Deans for the College of Health Sciences effective July 1st, 2022.

Recruitment of College of Health Sciences Associate Deans

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) is recruiting into two associate dean positions (Associate Dean, Education and Associate Dean, Health Research)

Implementation of the Office of Education and the Office of Research

The coming months will see the implementation of two CHS Offices: the Office of Education and the Office of Research. We will also be recruiting for academic leaders.