News


Dr. Michael Brauer appointed to the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Advisory Board
August 26, 2013The Institute of Population and Public Health's (IPPH) Advisory Board includes a diverse group of national and international representatives of the public, private and non-profit sectors, including the research community and health practitioners. Read More >


PhD student Elaine Fuertes wins the Best Abstract Award in Basel, Switzerland
August 26, 2013Her abstract was entitled: A Global Analysis of Associations Between Climate, Vegetation And Intermittent And Persistent Rhinitis Prevalence." Read More >


SPPH PhD student Lyndsay O’Hara receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award
August 21, 2013SPPH PhD student and Liu Institute Scholar, Lyndsay O'Hara, receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award Read More >


Dr. Stirling Bryan appointed to CIHR Institute Advisory Board for IHSPR
August 21, 2013SPPH Professor, Dr. Stirling Bryan, has been appointed as a member of the CIHR Institute Advisory Board for the Institute for IHSPR. Read More >


Revelations from the latest StatsCan survey
August 13, 2013Paul Kershaw is an expert on family policy and generational equity with the Human Early Learning Partnership in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC Read More >


CIHR IPPH POP News: Spring 2013
August 8, 2013The CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health's POP News Spring 2013 issue includes several articles of interest to the School. Read More >


SPPH PhD student Devon Greyson wins Shera Award
August 8, 2013PhD trainee Devon Greyson is the winner of the American Library Association's 2013 Jesse H. Shera Award for the Support of Dissertation Research. Read More >


One size doesn’t fit all: Ethnic birth weight chart better for infant care
August 2, 2013One size chart doesn’t fit all when it comes to evaluating birth weight and health outcomes of newborns, according to UBC researchers. Read More >


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 >