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Six SPPH students win CIHR Master’s awards
June 20, 2017Six School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) students have won 2016 - 17 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Master’s awards. Read More >


Drug costs vary by more than 600% in study of 10 high-income countries
June 12, 2017Costs for prescription drugs in the largest categories of primary care medicines varied by more than 600 per cent among 10 high-income countries with universal health care, according to joint research by SPPH and Harvard Medical School. Read More >


SPPH Faculty awarded six CIHR Project Grants, one Bridge Award
June 6, 2017School of Population and Public Health faculty have won six Canadian Health Institutes of Research (CIHR) Project Grants and one Bridge Award in the Fall 2016 competition. Read More >


Prenatal education text messaging service launches throughout Northern B.C.
June 5, 2017SmartMom, Canada’s first prenatal education program delivered by text messaging, has launched throughout the Northern B.C. region. Read More >


Mid-pelvic forceps, vacuum deliveries associated with higher rates of trauma for mothers and babies
June 5, 2017Rates of maternal and infant trauma are higher in deliveries by mid-pelvic forceps or mid-pelvic vacuums compared with cesarean deliveries, according to new research by the Faculty of Medicine. Read More >


SPPH students Celestin Hategeka and Mohammad Karamouzian win Vanier scholarships
June 1, 2017Congratulations to SPPH students Celestin Hategeka and Mohammad Karamouzian, who have been awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships! Read More >


SPPH researchers co-author chapter in first WHO World Report on Health Policy
May 30, 2017School of Population and Public Health researchers have co-authored a chapter in the first World Health Organization (WHO) World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research. Read More >


SPPH co-authored paper wins Article of the Year
May 26, 2017A paper co-authored by School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) researchers has won the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) 2016-17 Article of the Year award. Read More >


MSc OEH alumna Nicole Boeder wins Roberta Ellis Award
May 25, 2017Recent graduate Nicole Boeder is the first-ever winner of the Roberta Ellis Award for Excellence in the Study and Practice of Occupational and Environmental Health. Read More >


Congratulations to SPPH’s Spring graduates!
May 24, 2017Congratulations to all of the School of Population and Public Health's 2017 Spring graduates! Read More >