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SPPH student wins medical decision-making prize
October 24, 2013Logan Trenaman won the Lee B. Lusted Student Prize, which recognizes students' original research in medical decision making. Read More >


Research Spotlight: Injury prevention professionals are more accident-prone than other Canadians
October 22, 2013A recent study indicates Canadian injury prevention professionals are more likely to sustain injuries compared to other Canadians. (photo credit: ka2n, Flickr) Read More >


Drs. Jerry Spiegel and Michael Law win Cortlandt J.G. Mackenzie Teaching Prize
October 22, 2013The prize is awarded for the highest scores on students’ evaluations of course teaching in the School of Population and Public Health. Read More >


SPPH student wins prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
October 22, 2013Giulia Muraca wins award that recognizes leaders in their field and helps attract and retain top talent in Canada. Read More >


2013 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Lecture
October 22, 2013Dr. King Holmes, Recipient of the Canada Gairdner Global Health Award, 2013, will speak on October 31st at 4 pm. RSVPs are required. Read More >


Heavy traffic is taking our breath away
October 22, 2013UBC’s Michael Brauer says it’s time to get serious about traffic-related air pollution. Photo: joyt, iStock. Read More >


At Home/Chez Soi wins 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award
October 18, 2013Dr. Jim Frankish (UBC School of Population and Public Health) and Greg Richmond (Raincity Housing) are named on the award. Read More >


October 21: Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
October 7, 2013The Aga Khan Foundation Canada in partnership with Canada’s International Development Research Centre present this special seminar Read More >


Dr. Carolyn Gotay inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)
September 26, 2013Dr. Gotay, Director of the Cancer Prevention Centre at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC was inducted on September 19 in Ottawa. Read More >


Christopher Okpaleke awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship
September 9, 2013MPH student Christopher Okpaleke who has been awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship Read More >