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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 >


UBC participation in Sept. 18 Truth and Reconciliation event
September 6, 2013Classes are suspended September 18 for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission national event on Indian Residential Schools. Read More >


Role of research in the development of public policy
September 3, 2013Special presentation with guest speaker: Senator Donald Oliver (Speaker pro tempore of the Senate of Canada) on September 13, 2013 at 12 noon Read More >


SPPH students receive CIHR Banting and Best Canada Graduate Scholarships
August 28, 2013Kimberly Burrus, Innie Chen, Jillian Gauld, Kirsten Marchand, and Molly Newman have received Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships from CIHR. Read More >


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 >