Stories with Impact

Expert insight: Criminalizing coercive control could further victimize women

‘Life-changing experience:’ Western health sciences students learn, intern in Uganda

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Undergraduate Programs

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Graduate Programs

100x100_greybox.jpgGraduate education in the Faculty of Health Sciences includes research, clinical and course-based programs that help students be leaders in their fields. LEARN MORE

Advanced Health Care Practice Programs

100x100_greybox.jpgThese programs provide an opportunity for experienced health-care professionals to obtain graduate-level education in a clinical specialty. LEARN MORE

Explore a PhD With Us

Research conducted in the Faculty of Health Sciences changes collective understandings of the mind and the body, their intimate integrations and their relationships in society.

Graduate students sit at the core of Western's excellence in research and work alongside world-class experts, unleashing ideas that reshape the world. Start your journey toward a PhD by connecting with one of our faculty members and exploring opportunities to be part of their team.

Find an Expert


Communication Sciences and Disorders

Discover our internationally-recognized experts in the areas of audiology and speech-language pathology.


Food and Nutritional Sciences

Our award-winning professors guide studies on nutrition, family dynamics and their effects on health and well-being.


Health Studies

Our Health Studies researchers share a commitment to improving human health around the globe.



Meet our team of leaders in health professional education, research, practice and policy.



Researchers in Kinesiology explore human movement and its impact on physical and mental well-being.


Occupational Therapy

Our researchers are driven by a commitment to social justice, social inclusion, and health and well-being.


Physical Therapy

Innovators in enhancing functional mobility for the attainment of health and wellness call Physical Therapy home.

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that Western University is located on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabek (Ah-nish-in-a-bek), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-no-show-nee), Lūnaapéewak (Len-ahpay- wuk) and Chonnonton (Chun-ongk-ton) Nations, on lands connected with the London Township and Sombra Treaties of 1796 and the Dish with One Spoon Covenant Wampum. This land continues to be home to diverse Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) whom we recognize as contemporary stewards of the land and vital contributors of our society.