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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
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?
August 12, 2015
An associate professor of social science and health at the Faculty of Medicine has won the 2015 Dr. Wallace Ingram Award.
April 1, 2015
A major national study on aging that Newfoundland and Labrador has played a significant role has just received a booster shot. The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) has received a $41.6 million grant through the Government of Canada to continue its work for the next five years.
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.
News & Events
People's Health Matters:
CHH Seminar Series 

Sept 25/15 - Dr. Jan Wright
Oct 16/15 - Dr. Karen Messing
Oct 23/15 - Dr. Allan Peterkin
Nov 13/15 - Sandy Althomsons
Nov 27/15 - Dr. Kris Aubrey-Bassler
Jan 22/16 - Dr. Michelle Ploughman
Jan 29/16 - Erin Cameron
Feb 19/16 - Dr. Fern Brunger
Feb 26/16 - Dr. Christopher Fletcher
Mar 4/16 - Dr. Ian Coleman

Information for Graduate Students

new Winter 2016 Graduate Course Listing

Graduate Student Handbook (2015-2016)

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.