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Obstetrics and Gynecology [Graduate]

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
227 HMRC
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2S2
E-mail: denise.hemmings@ualberta.ca

General Information

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences-Obstetrics and Gynecology either as part of a post-MD residency training program or as an independent degree program for prospective students proceeding from an undergraduate degree. Research may be carried out in any of the department laboratories or clinical facilities in a variety of disciplines related to reproductive sciences. Current research activities are focused in the areas of: perinatal medicine. Areas of research include:

- Control of parturition/Preterm labour
- Hypertension/Preeclampsia
- Immunology of Pregnancy
- Placental development and function
- Role of bioactive lipids in pregnancy
- Prostaglandins in the control of birth in women
- Sex steroids receptors
- Vascular function
- Viral Infection and Pregnancy

Inquiries should be directed to the Graduate Coordinator at the above address.

Entrance Requirements

The Department’s normal requirements for admission of graduate students are those outlined under the Medical Sciences Graduate Program . In addition, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology requires a minimum of 3.2 or equivalent GPA during each of the previous two years of university.

Financial Assistance

Students are encouraged to apply for studentships from external agencies. Students may also be eligible for awards from the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Students entering graduate studies through the Graduate Program in Maternal and Child Health (MatCH) will have a portion of their salary and the differential fee for foreign students covered for two years by MatCH.

Graduate Program Requirements

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