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Public Health Graduate Programs Information

Dean of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences M. Bedard
Chair of Department of Health Sciences  L. Martin
   
MPH and MPH (SPECIALIZATION IN NURSING)  
Graduate Co-ordinator (MPH)  H. MΓΈller
Graduate Co-ordinator (MPH Specialization in Nursing) N. Sutherland
Core Master's  
  M. Bedard (Health Sciences)
  P. Brink (Health Sciences)
  L. Chambers (Women's Studies)
  L. Galway (Health Sciences)
  K. Jones-Bonofiglio (Nursing)
  M.L. Kelley (Social Work)
  N. Khaper (NOSM East Campus)
  R. Kirk-Gardner (Nursing)
  V. Kristman (Health Sciences)
  K. Leung (Biology)
  L. Martin (Health Sciences)
  D. Mazmanian (Psychology)
  L. McDougall (Nursing)
  M. McKee (Social Work)
  H. Moller (Health Sciences)
  C. Mushquash (Psychology)
  C. Nelson (Social Work)
  I. Newhouse (Kinesiology)
  R. Schiff (Health Sciences)
  P. Sevean (Nursing)
  M. Stones (Psychology)
  M.L. Stroink (Psychology)
  N. Sutherland (Nursing)
  M. Ulanova (NOSM-West Campus)
  P. Wakewich (Sociology/Women's Studies)
  E.C. Wiersma (Health Sciences)
  A. Kone-Pefoyo (Health Sciences)
  C. Levkoe (Health Sciences)

Non-Core Membership

 
  J. Andersen (Adjunct)
  C. Cheng (Adjunct)
  N. Lightfoot (Adjunct)
  K. Poole (Nursing)
  L. Sieswerda (Adjunct)

 

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Lakehead University offers a Master of Public Health degree. Students will focus on current issues in the science and/or service of public health, so that they may gain experience through opportunities in any of the fundamental disciplines that underlie public health. The program is primarily intended to build on the knowledge foundation of professionals currently working in the field of public health.

The program's objectives are to prepare a graduate who: possesses advanced health-related education; is capable of critical analysis; understands health-related decision-making at the level of the individual, population, and government; understands research; and possesses knowledge exchange and dissemination strategies for individuals, populations, and government.

Within the Master of Public Health program, students have the option of completing the regular Master of Public Health program, a Specialization in Nursing, or a Specialization in Gerontology. Within the Master of Public Health Specialization in Nursing, successful applicants can apply to the Master of Public Health Specialization in Nursing with Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Electives.

The following Master of Public Health program offerings are available:
Each program is marked with a TB, O or W designation to distinguish where each program is available.
(TB = Thunder Bay campus, O = Orillia campus, W = online)

Master of Public Health (Course Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health (Thesis Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health with Specialization in Nursing (Course Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health with Specialization in Nursing (Course Option with Nurse Practitioner Electives) (TB)
Master of Public Health with Specialization in Gerontology (Course Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health with Specialization in Gerontology (Thesis Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health with Specialization in Epidemiology (Course Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health with Specialization in Epidemiology (Thesis Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Indigenous and Northern Health) Course (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health (Specialization in Indigenous and Northern Health) Thesis (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health with Speicalization in Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health (Course Option) (TB)(W)
Master of Public Health with Speicalization in Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health (Thesis Option) (TB)(W)