Faculty of Health Sciences

Where health matters.

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Our Schools

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Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences

Learn how to promote and improve the health of individuals and populations. Develop an understanding of the interactions and relationships between biological determinants of health and environments, social networks, and communities. 

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School of Human Kinetics

Contribute to the field of physical activity and health, or of sports and society. Enjoy an enriching university experience thanks to the School’s internationally recognized research activities. 

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School of Nursing

Be among the next generation of nurses to offer high-quality care, take on leadership roles within the health care system, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in nursing science.  

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School of Nutrition Sciences

Train to undertake a leadership role in the field of health and nutrition and to mobilize knowledge to promote healthy lifestyles.  

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School of Rehabilitation Sciences

Pursue a career in bilingual health care to meet the needs of Francophone clients in Ontario and in Francophone and bilingual communities across Canada. 


Lucie Thibault
Greetings from the dean

“We are passionate about active, healthy living and are eager to share our knowledge and expertise with you.”

Lucie Thibault

— Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences


Undergraduate and graduate students


Full-time professors


Research funding in 2021

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We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work.

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New future Health Sciences campus

reIMAGINE Health Sciences

A magnificent new campus along the banks of the Rideau River will become home for the Faculty of Health Sciences. This modern space will foster wellness, connection, and pride and will encourage innovative and experiential learning and research.

Contact us

Academic Office

Montpetit Hall
125 University, room 232
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5

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Dean's Office

200 Lees Avenue (FHS), room 513
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5

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