|Field of Study:||Community Health and Preventive Medicine
|Description:||The primary aim of the Graduate Program in Community Health Sciences is to prepare candidates to conduct research, either in the need for and the organization and delivery of health care, or in the understanding of diseases and their risk factors. Ph.D. and thesis-based M.Sc. degrees are offered, with specializations in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Population Health, and Hospital Epidemiology. Combined M.D./M.Sc. and M.D./Ph.D. programs are also available. Students acquire knowledge and skills in respect to biostatistics, clinical and community-based epidemiology, needs assessment, health and illness behaviour, and the organization and evaluation of health services and programs.