Faculty of Health Sciences

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With its up-to-date teaching, learning and research spaces, the Faculty gives Canada’s future health leaders the hands on, job-ready skills they need to support Canada's health system.

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. 



Lees Campus
Jun 1

Doors Open Ottawa 2024

In 2023, the University of Ottawa inaugurated the Faculty of Health Sciences building, a state-of-the-art facility with modern architecture, designed …

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Jun 10

Grad Career Fair

An exclusive event for recently graduated students and alumni 

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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

~ $9M

Research funding in 2022

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We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Learn more about our initiatives
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Contact us

Academic Office

Montpetit Hall
125 University, room 232
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
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Dean's Office

200 Lees Avenue, room 513
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
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