News


SPPH students receive MSFHR awards
August 1, 2013SPPH PhD students, Wei Zhang and Perry Hystad, have received post-doctoral fellowship awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR). Read More >


Q&A on medical ethics
July 23, 2013Whether it’s a debate on assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization or private healthcare, Anita Ho is on many journalists’ Rolodex to call for comments on medical ethics. Read More >


Congratulations to our 2013 MHA award recipients
July 17, 2013Students win awards recognizing their leadership in health care administration. Read More >


Primary health care evaluation gets $2.4M boost
July 12, 2013Research to improve performance measurement and reporting of community-based primary health care (CBPHC) received a $2.4 million grant boost. Read More >


Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes awarded a CIHR New Investigator Award
July 9, 2013Congratulations to Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes who has been awarded a CIHR New Investigator Award. Read More >


Second year MHA students wrap up their course work
July 5, 2013Congratulations to our MHA students who have wrapped up their course work in the MHA program. Read More >


Transit investments lead to healthier people
July 4, 2013A new report spearheaded by UBC’s Lawrence Frank explores the relationship between transportation and health care. Read More >


Dr. Patricia Janssen presents the Patricia Janssen Research Prize
July 4, 2013SPPH’s Dr. Patricia Janssen was on hand to present the inaugural Patricia Janssen Research Prize to midwifery student, Elizabeth Morrison Read More >


Dr. Clyde Hertzman honoured with the Champion of Human Services Award
June 25, 2013Dr. Clyde Hertzman was honoured with the Champion of Human Services Award by the Board of Directors of the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA). Read More >


Obesity ruled a disease by the American Medical Association
June 23, 2013Dr. Larry Frank discussed the ruling from an urban planning perspective Read More >