Research Chairs in the Faculty of Health Sciences

With research expertise across a variety of areas and disciplines, the Faculty of Health Sciences is home to numerous research chairs that have been tasked with investigating some of the world's most pressing health issues.

Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs Program was established by the federal government in 2000 to promote excellence and innovation in research by rewarding the country's leading academics and attracting the best research minds in the world to study at Canadian universities.


Western Research Chairs

Part of Western's Clusters of Research Excellence Program, the Western Research Chairs Program is designed to enhance collaborative and interdisciplinary research and produce research results with global implications.


Endowed Research Chairs

Through the generous support of donors, the Faculty of Health Sciences is home to several named research chairs, each of whom is an international leader in their field.