Health Sciences grand opening

The University of Saskatchewan invites you to join President Ilene Busch-Vishniac and Premier Brad Wall to celebrate the grand opening of the Health Sciences Building, the largest capital project in U of S history.

Media are invited to attend and speakers will be available for interviews following the formal program.

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014

Time: 11 am - noon

Location: Room 1150 E-wing, Health Sciences Building, 104 Clinic Place (access off Hospital Drive), Saskatoon


The Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan; Ilene Busch-Vishniac, President, University of Saskatchewan; David Hill, Chair, Council of Health Science Deans, and Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition; Leslie and Irene Dubé, major donors for the Health Sciences project; Wendell Neubeker, second year pharmacy student; and John Schulte, second year medicine student.

Also in attendance will be:Â The Honourable Rob Norris, Minister of Advanced Education and the Honourable Dustin Duncan, Minister of Health.

This state-of-the-art facility will support collaboration between students, faculty and researchers in all health science disciplines, and will help the U of S educate health professionals using a team-centered approach.

Pay parking is available in Lot 1 (across from Place Riel) and in the Health Sciences underground parkade (access off of Clinic Place).

Not in Saskatoon? The program will be live streamed at

For more information, contact:

For more information, contact:

Lesley Porter, Communications Co-ordinator

Council of Health Science Deans

University of Saskatchewan

Tel: (306) 966-6077


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