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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 >


The graveyard shift
June 21, 2013Study looks to improve sleep for shiftworkers and reduce the risk of cancer. Read More >


Harnessing the energy for curricular change in the School of Population and Public Health
June 13, 2013Dr. Gary Poole discussed the School's work on curricular change in the recent edition of Education Matters Read More >


PhD student Elaine Fuertes wins best abstract award at 6th European Public Health Conference
June 13, 2013SPPH PhD Student Elaine Fuertes' abstract was awarded the "highest scoring abstract" award at the 6th European Public Health Conference Read More >


Questioning the value of expensive arthritis drugs
June 11, 2013UBC health economist Aslam Anis comments on the value of biologics, a new class of rheumatoid arthritis drugs Read More >


MHA Student Suzanne D. Idle winner of a Robert Wood Johnson Award
June 11, 2013Congratulations to MHA Student Suzanne D. Idle, one of six emerging health-care professionals awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Award. Read More >