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.

Community Health in the News
July 31, 2020
Cancer has become increasingly prevalent in First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis populations in recent decades in Canada. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of death for Indigenous peoples.
Dr. Jennifer Shea is hoping that her latest research project will help by making cancer care delivery more culturally responsive and respectful.
May 4, 2020
Every waking hour of Dr. Natalie Bridger’s day is taken up with COVID-19. As clinical chief of Infection Prevention and Control for Eastern Health, Dr. Bridger is in meetings from morning until night since the pandemic started. She likens her days to the movie Groundhog Day.
March 9, 2020
Memorial is joining the global scientific effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. With more than 100,000 cases in 101 countries, researchers worldwide are scrambling to figure out how to prevent and control the rapidly spreading disease.
March 3, 2020
Graduate learner Dawn Curran has won a national award for her studies in health promotion.
December 20, 2019
Two Faculty of Medicine employees received special awards recently.
Dr. Gary Kachanoski recognized outstanding educators, researchers, staff members and community partners during the 2019 President’s Awards ceremony at Signal Hill Campus on Dec. 12.
News & Events
People's Health Matters Seminar Series

1st Annual CHH/CE Student Research Day 2020
Click here to access the call for submissions form.


Save the date! Centre for Bioethics Grand Opening

Opening reception and Inaugural address

Thursday October 3, 2019
4 pm – 7:30 pm
Faculty of Medicine Auditorium (HSC) and Atrium
Featuring Josephine Johnston, Director of Research, The Hastings Centre 

Inaugural symposium
Friday October 4, 2019
9 am – 4 pm
Faculty of Medicine, 5th floor



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