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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
October 25, 2016
On Oct. 24, Dr. Maisam Najafizada, assistant professor in Community Health and Humanities, transformed a public health policy class at Memorial University into a social media communications office.
October 6, 2016
Lynn Wade knows firsthand how medical testing works. Both as a new cancer survivor and having worked in health care for many years.
September 1, 2016
PhD student Yun Zhu recently received a silver award at the 2016 Canadian Institute of Health Researchers (CIHR) national student research poster competition.
August 17, 2016
For Rachel Landy, there’s a natural bond between the creative arts and medicine.

As part of her doctoral research, Ms. Landy is looking at ways the arts can help communicate information, reduce stigma and prevent HIV infection with a number of populations, including Aboriginal youth.
September 1, 2015
Although it is well known that hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder in North America and women more likely than men to develop the disease, there are very few studies about thyroid status of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. An intriguing question has been does the environment influence thyroid status, especially those of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians?
News & Events
People's Health Matters:
CHH Seminar Series 

Jan 15/16 - Dr. Fern Brunger
Jan 22/16 - Dr. Michelle Ploughman
Jan 29/16 - Dr. Erin Cameron
Feb 19/16 - Dr. Christopher Fletcher
Mar 4/16 - Dr. Ian Colman

Information for Graduate Students

Winter 2017: Graduate Course Listing (as of October 24)

Fall 2016 Graduate Course Listing (as of July 19)

Graduate Student Handbook (2016-2017)

Divisional Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism Report Form

Writing Resources 

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 New Reports

CHH Annual Report 2011-2012 

For previous annual reports, please see Research section.