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A vision for the future

There is no more challenging and important issue facing Canada today than the delivery of effective, efficient and sustainable health care. UNB and its partners are working to change the future of health care, today.

The pillars of integrated health

  • Interdisciplinary education
  • Collaborative research
  • Technical and social innovation
  • The Health and Technology District Saint John
  • A building like no other

Help us shape the future of health care

The Integrated Health Initiative is UNB’s Strategic Vision in action, serving the public good and tackling society’s grand challenges. Through this ambitious initiative, UNB will become the place to which other jurisdictions turn when confronted with seemingly insurmountable health care challenges and social issues.

To learn more or to become a supporter, contact Angélique Wojcik Simpson, Director, Integrated Health Initiative.

Inside the Integrated Health Initiative

UNB receives $27.2 million commitment from federal and provincial governments

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) received an early gift this holiday season in the form of a $27.2-million commitment from the Federal Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick.

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UNB is opening doors to graduate education for bachelor of health students

UNB will now offer the honours distinction for qualified students enrolled in the bachelor of health program. This is another step in the growing expansion of the Integrated Health Initiative.

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Bachelor of Health students make an impact through work placements

Thanks to its courses covering the biological and social determinants of health and the management of healthcare services, the bachelor of health provides the training needed for students to thrive in the healthcare sector.

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UNB researcher’s innovative work is helping to reform healthcare across the province

With more than 20 per cent of the Saint John population living in poverty, one UNB researcher is addressing this issue as a societal challenge and tackling it in a way that will drive social progress and improve the lives of children.

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Opportunity is knocking for the UNB Saint John health cluster

Early evidence of this path toward possibility has been demonstrated for the past few years: the revitalization of Canterbury Street and our waterfront, new additions to our skyline, modernization at Port Saint John, tax base growth in our municipalities, and more.

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