Dr. Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones, PhD

Dr. Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones, PhD

Interim Associate Provost, Health

Adam Baxter-Jones, PhD, joined the University of Saskatchewan (USask) faculty in 2000 and has held a number of leadership roles during his time on campus. These positions include Associate Dean (Graduate Education and Research) College of Kinesiology (2008-2010, 2011-2012), Acting Dean College of Kinesiology (2010-2011), Interim Dean, College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (2013-2017). He currently serves the university as the Interim Associate Provost Health in the USask Health Sciences.

Dr. Baxter-Jones’s program of research concerns the growth and maturation of children pertaining to body composition development in relation to physical activity, sport and exercise. He is a recipient of the 2015 University of Saskatchewan’s Distinguished Researcher Award and the 2012 Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, Achievement Award. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Health’s (CIHR) College of Reviewers and currently the Scientific Officer on CIHR’s Social & Developmental Aspects of Children’s and Youth’s Health (CHI) committee.

Health Science Deans Committee

The deans provide administrative leadership for USask Health Sciences educational programming and research.

Dr. Jane Alcorn
Dean, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition


Dr. Peta Bonham-Smith
Dean, College of Arts & Science
Dr. Doug Brothwell
Dean, College of Dentistry


Dr. Chad London
Dean, College of Kinesiology
Acting Dean, Western College of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. George Mutwiri
Interim Executive Director, School of Public Health
Dr. Teresa Paslawski
Associate Dean, School of Rehabilitation Science


Cindy Peternelj-Taylor
Interim Dean, College of Nursing
Dr. Preston Smith
Dean, College of Medicine


Acting Dean, University Library