Queen's Encyclopedia

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Community Health and Epidemiology, Department of

This department was established in 1968 to study the incidence of diseases in Canadian communities and ways to reduce public risk.

Since then, the discipline has broadened considerably and the department is also responsible for teaching and conducting research in areas as diverse as health policy evaluation and biostatistical methodology.

The Department is now known as the Department of Public Health Sciences.