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HIV therapy could be contributing to syphilis outbreak: UBC study
January 16, 2017Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak, a new study suggests. Read More >


SPPH students win Health Officers’ Council bursaries
January 10, 2017Three School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) students have won Health Officers' Council of B.C. bursaries. Read More >


Counselling and opioid substitution therapy could reduce risk of hepatitis C reinfection
January 6, 2017People who inject drugs and receive mental health counselling or opioid substitution therapy could be less likely to reacquire Hepatitis C, a new study has found. Read More >


Paper on universal drug coverage cost wins CMAJ award
January 3, 2017An article looking into the cost of universal public drug coverage in Canada, authored by Professor Steve Morgan, has won the CMAJ Bruce Squires Award. Read More >


Have a happy and healthy holiday!
December 16, 2016Best wishes for a joyous holiday season! Read More >


Future birth options should be discussed sooner after C-section: UBC study
December 8, 2016As a researcher and community-based doula, Sarah Munro knows firsthand the difficult choice women face after having a C-section: whether to deliver their next baby vaginally or by C-section. Read More >


Monika Naus wins Dr. John Waters Memorial Award
December 6, 2016Associate Professor Monika Naus has won the 2016 Dr. John Waters Memorial Award, presented today at the 2016 Canadian Immunization Conference in Ottawa. Read More >


Congratulations to SPPH’s Fall graduates!
November 25, 2016Congratulations to our 57 Fall graduates! Read More >


Michael Brauer, Lawrence Frank named 2016 Highly Cited Researchers
November 24, 2016Professors Michael Brauer and Lawrence Frank have been named 2016 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics, formerly owned by Thompson Reuters. Read More >


Meet Our Staff: Financial assistant Jacqueline Carpio
November 22, 2016Financial assistant Jackie Carpio has always loved numbers - as a girl in Peru, she used to add the six numbers on cars’ license plates. Read More >