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Catherine Donovan

Community Health and Humanities
BMedSC, MD (Memorial University), MHSc (British Columbia)

Associate Professor of Clinical Public Health

Faculty of Medicine, M4M138
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL Canada, A1B 3V6
t: 709 864-4940


  • Undergraduate Medical Curriculum
  • MED 6700/01 - Public Health Seminars
  • MED 6722 - Environmental Health
  • MED 6724 - Communicable Diseases

Research Interests:
  • health promotion
  • chronic disease prevention
  • communicable diseases
  • environmental issues

Research Projects:

Sanofi Pasteur Td537 Study: "Safety and Immunogenicity in Adults of Revaccination with Adacel Vaccine 10 Years after a Previous Dose"
Principal Investigator, 2012

Coasts Under Stress, Youth Impact
Co-Investigator, 2000-2004

Newfoundland and Labrador Heart Health Program - Dissemination Phase
Principal Investigator, 1998-2003

Highlighted Accomplishments
  • CPHA Jansen-Ortho Inc. Award for Advancing the State of the Art of Public Health, 2004
  • Queens Jubilee Medal for Contribution to the Promotion of Heart Health, 2003
  • “The 2014 Nathan Gosse Award, recognizing excellence in public health in NL”  awarded by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors, NL Branch