Prenatal education text messaging service launches throughout Northern B.C.
June 5, 2017SmartMom, Canada’s first prenatal education program delivered by text messaging, has launched throughout the Northern B.C. region. Read More >

Mid-pelvic forceps, vacuum deliveries associated with higher rates of trauma for mothers and babies
June 5, 2017Rates of maternal and infant trauma are higher in deliveries by mid-pelvic forceps or mid-pelvic vacuums compared with cesarean deliveries, according to new research by the Faculty of Medicine. Read More >

SPPH students Celestin Hategeka and Mohammad Karamouzian win Vanier scholarships
June 1, 2017Congratulations to SPPH students Celestin Hategeka and Mohammad Karamouzian, who have been awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships! Read More >

SPPH researchers co-author chapter in first WHO World Report on Health Policy
May 30, 2017School of Population and Public Health researchers have co-authored a chapter in the first World Health Organization (WHO) World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research. Read More >

SPPH co-authored paper wins Article of the Year
May 26, 2017A paper co-authored by School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) researchers has won the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) 2016-17 Article of the Year award. Read More >

MSc OEH alumna Nicole Boeder wins Roberta Ellis Award
May 25, 2017Recent graduate Nicole Boeder is the first-ever winner of the Roberta Ellis Award for Excellence in the Study and Practice of Occupational and Environmental Health. Read More >

Congratulations to SPPH’s Spring graduates!
May 24, 2017Congratulations to all of the School of Population and Public Health's 2017 Spring graduates! Read More >

Fetal reduction in multi-fetal pregnancies associated with better birth outcomes
May 8, 2017Faculty of Medicine researchers have found that reducing twin and triplet pregnancies to singleton or twin pregnancies was associated with a substantial reduction in complications, such as pre-term birth and very pre-term birth. Read More >

Understanding how to prevent cancer, 300,000 people at a time
May 5, 2017A pan-Canadian project involving more than 300,000 volunteers providing health information over 30 years is “open for business,” with a third round of funding beginning in April. Read More >

Betting on excellence: Mike Marin wins UBC Killam Teaching prize
May 1, 2017SPPH senior instructor Mike Marin has been recognized for excellence in teaching with a 2017 UBC Killam Teaching Prize, and details how a love of games of chance set him on the path to outstanding statistics teaching. Read More >