The School of Population and Public Health ranks among the most effective and prolific research units in the country. Our research addresses the most pressing public health issues, from cancer to addictions to workplace safety. By investigating current concerns in health, researchers at the School develop solutions that improve the way health is managed and addressed in BC and worldwide.
The School fosters an environment of innovation and collaboration that supports breakthroughs in research and enhances lives. Your support is urgently needed to provide capital and equipment that will further expand our capacity for discovery.
To inquire about giving opportunities that foster excellence in public health outcomes, please contact:
Senior Associate Director, Development
Impact of Giving:
Fashion event for cancer prevention
Fashion that was inspired by cancer is supporting cancer prevention research. Jacqueline Firkins, a costume design professor in UBC’s Department of Theatre and Film created a collection of ten exquisite evening gowns, inspired by vibrant microscopic images of cancer cells. During a glittering evening that included fashion, a musical performance by Bif Naked, and a […] Read More >
Support for addictions research
The UBC Faculty of Medicine is proud to thank Goldcorp Inc., Silver Wheaton Corp. and the North Growth Foundation – the major donors to-date who are generously supporting the Study to Assess Longer Term Opioid Medication Effectiveness (SALOME). Conducted by the Faculty of Medicine in partnership with Providence Health Care, SALOME is led by Dr. […] Read More >