Golden Grad || John Blatherwick, '69 MD

Public health pioneer ‘Captain condom’ reflects on 50 years of service and the importance of keeping in touch.

Dr. Jack Jhamandas in lab

New piece of Alzheimer’s puzzle found

Researchers discover that two short strings of amino acids could pave the way to new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

Amazing Race Canada an opportunity for conversation, says Indigenous winner

James Makokis hopes to use his newfound fame to talk about community and culture.

New guide helps families adapt to celiac diet

Workbook reveals hidden sources of gluten, gives tips on how to adjust affordably.

Brenda Hemmelgarn

Brenda Hemmelgarn to take reins as new dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

A health-care veteran of 35 years, Hemmelgarn is eager to embark on a new chapter for her— and the faculty.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry offers fully accredited programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, and ongoing professional development activities. We train physicians, researchers in the basic and clinical sciences, dentists, dental hygienists, and medical laboratory scientists for central and northern Alberta, Canada and the world.

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The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has an intranet that shares relevant information with faculty and staff. Log in with your CCID to access the Annual Report Online (ARO), a full list of policies and procedures, and more.

The Division of Community Engagement in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta is an academic unit that recognizes the many diverse communities that we are a part of and the need to ensure a balance between health science, social accountability and humanism.

Community Engagement provides an academic home to the following related programs:

Global Health

Indigenous Health Initiatives
Inner City Health
Rural and Regional Health
Community Engaged Research

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