Department of Public Health Sciences

Department of

Public Health Sciences


Public Health Sciences

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Department of Public Health Sciences
Carruthers Hall, 2nd and 3rd Floors
62 Fifth Field Company Lane
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6

Normal Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday
8:00am - 12noon, 1pm - 4:00pm

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First year students will have desk space with power and wireless hookup, as well as separate general meeting space available in Carruthers Hall. Students are required to have their own computers. Upper class students who are working on their theses typically arrange appropriate work spaces through their thesis supervisors. Photocopy, fax, and office supplies are provided on a cost-recovery basis. Two computers with statistical software installed are available for general use in the student common room.

Department Head, Program Directors, & Staff

Name Title  Ext. Email
Duncan Hunter (room 210) Interim Department Head 74616
Will Pickett (room 202) Graduate Coordinator 79551
Patti Groome, QCRI Program Director, PhD Epidemiology Program 78512
Harriet Richardson, QCRI Program Director, MSc Epidemiology Program 78958
Paul Peng, QCRI Program Director, MSc Biostatistics Program 78525
Erica Weir (room 309) Program Director, Master of Public Health 79391
Lee Watkins (room 208) Departmental Administrative Assistant 77095
Sue Preston (room 301) Graduate Assistant, PhD Epidemiology, MSc Epidemiology, and MSc Biostatistics Programs 32901
Gerri Lyman (room 306) Graduate Assistant,  Master of Public Health Program 32234
Paula Muis (room 205) Professional Development Officer, Master of Public Health  Program 77984
Bren Melles (room 206) Senior Program Officer and Adjunct Instructor, Master of Public Health Program 77099


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