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Name Curt Monk
School School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
Program Bachelor of Environmental Public Health
Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science
Academic and Professional Designations
  • Master of Health Studies (MHS) 
  • Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) (CPHI(C)) 
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) 
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Title Chair, Informatics and Life Sciences
Courses Taught
  • BIOT2120 Life Sciences Research Project 
  • ENVR1035 Pathway Bridge for Environmental Public Health 
  • ENVR71000 Health Information Science
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  •  Food Safety
  •  Biomedical Concepts
  •  Health Informatics
  •  Leadership
  •  Behaviour Change
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 15 years in health care (5 as a manager) 

  • 10 years in post-secondary education (faculty and chair roles) 

  • Local public health unit, hospital, and post-secondary education

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications


Controlling E.coli 0157:H7 in childcare facilities. Hygiene Science Today. 1(1):4-8.

Screening policies for daycare attendees: Lessons learned from an outbreak of E.coli 0157:H7 in a daycare in Waterloo, Ontario. Canadian Journal of Public Health, July/August 2008.
Additional Information I have more than 15 years of health care experience. I worked for seven years in Newfoundland Health Care and eight years in Public Health in Ontario.

I have
managed programs in Infection Control, Rabies Control and West Nile Virus, and have supervised a general public health program team that included 10 Public Health Inspectors.

was previously the Chair of Health Sciences at the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar, and am currently the Chair of Informatics and Life Sciences at Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. In my current role, I manage Pre-Health Sciences foundational programs, a Biotechnology Technician diploma, a Bachelor of Environmental Public Health degree, and a Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science degree.

 Curt Monk
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