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Division of Community Health and Humanities
The Division of Community Health & Humanities in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland aims to improve the health of the community through education, research and service that is focused on the prevention of disease and the protection and promotion of health. We invite you to browse through our site to learn more about who we are, the programs we offer, and the services we provide.

Mailing Address:

Division of Community Health and Humanities
Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Health Sciences Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John's, NL  A1B 3V6


Community Health in the News
December 8, 2014
A final report from the three-year Our Youth, Our Response (OYOR) study concludes that HIV and Hepatitis C (Hep C) prevention initiatives for youth need our collaborative efforts more now than ever. 
September 4, 2014
Kalen Thomson, a graduate student in the Faculty of Medicines applied health services research within the division of community health and humanities was recently presented with the CAWQ Philip H. Jones Award for top presentation from a student.
July 21, 2014
Shane Arsenault, who recently graduated with a master of public health degree, is the 2014 recipient of the Chancellor’s Graduate Award and the Fry Family Foundation Graduate Leadership Award.
October 8, 2013
What values do the public find important in decision making? A public engagement project in central Newfoundland has explored that question through focus group sessions and on-line engagement sessions, and the results are currently being analyzed. 
September 26, 2013
The Living with HIV/AIDS (LHIV) Innovation Team held an official launch Sept. 23 of a major new research initiative with a goal to transforming the way chronic HIV/AIDS care is delivered in Canada. This $2.5 million five-year team grant is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and is being conducted in Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario and Manitoba.
News & Events
People's Health Matters:
CHH Seminar Series 

Jan 16/15 - Dr. Daryl Pullman
Jan 23/15 - Dr. Nicole Greenspan
Jan 30/15 - Dr. Atanu Sarkar
Feb 6/15 - Dr. Maria Mathews
Feb 27/15 - Dr. Christopher Kaposy
Mar 20/15 - Dr. Annalee Yassi & Mr. Gerald Spiegal

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 New Reports

CHH Annual Report 2011-2012 

For previous annual reports, please see Research section.