Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.

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1955-

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The Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, formerly the Department of Preventative Medicine, is first referenced in the Dalhousie University Calendars in 1955-1956, where Dr. C.B. Stewart is listed as the head of the department. In previous calendars (since 1936), Preventative Medicine is listed as a subdivision of courses offered by the Faculty of Medicine, but there was no indication that it was organized as a department. Earlier calendars refer to this subdivision of courses as "Hygiene and Public Health."

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Stewart, Chester B. (1910-1999)

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Stewart, Chester B. taught at Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.

Dates of the relationship

1955-1976

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Chester B. Stewart was a professor of Epidemiology at Dalhousie University from 1946 until 1976. Beginning in 1955, he is listed as the head of the department in the Dalhousie calendar.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. (1868-)

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. includes the Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.

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1955-

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The Department of Community Health and Epidemiology has been a part of the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine since at least 1958.

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