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Dr. Michael Brauer selected to UN’s Climate and Clean Air Coalition scientific panel
November 14, 2013The CCAC, part of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), is the first global project to treat short-lived climate pollutants as an international challenge. Read More >


Dr. Mieke Koehoorn gives Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture
November 14, 2013This prestigious lectureship is awarded to those who have made a substantial contribution to the field of occupational health. Read More >


Flu shot clinics at SPPH
November 12, 2013The School will be hosting one of the free flu clinics for UBC students, faculty and staff on November 19. Register now! Read More >


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 >