$250 million positions uSask as health science leader

July 13, 2007

Construction on uSaskatchewan’s new Academic Health Sciences Centre began yesterday.  The $250 million project is fully funded by the Saskatchewan provincial government ($100 million for phase one).  The facility “will enable unique academic, clinical and scientific collaborations in medicine, veterinary medicine, kinesiology, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and nutrition, physical therapy and public health.”  The province and university both envision uSask positioned as a leader in health sciences.  Saskatchewan News Release