FIMS Announces the Launch of Health Information Science Program

The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) and Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) are proud to announce a new Joint Graduate Program in Health Information Science (HIS), including a Master of Health Information Science (MHIS) program and a PhD program in Health Information Science.

The program will provide students with fundamental knowledge in health and health care, including public health, health policy, and clinical health care, combined with expertise in knowledge organization and management, knowledge translation, patient and professional information seeking behaviour, and information ethics and policy.

Subject to final approval of the program by the Ontario Council of Graduate Studies, the program will accept its first students in September 2011.

For further information about these new programs, please visit the Graduate Programs page.