Faculty

Dr. Jim Frankish to join Vancouver Mayor’s Task Force on Mental Health and Addictions

Dr. Jim Frankish to join Vancouver Mayor’s Task Force on Mental Health and Addictions

The Task Force was created as part of efforts to address the crisis of severe, untreated mental illness in the city. (Photo: Jim Frankish)

Michael Brauer

Dr. Michael Brauer selected to UN’s Climate and Clean Air Coalition scientific panel

The CCAC, part of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), is the first global project to treat short-lived climate pollutants as an international challenge.

Mieke Koehoorn

Dr. Mieke Koehoorn gives Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture

This prestigious lectureship is awarded to those who have made a substantial contribution to the field of occupational health.

Drs. Jerry Spiegel and Michael Law win Cortlandt J.G. Mackenzie Teaching Prize

Drs. Jerry Spiegel and Michael Law win Cortlandt J.G. Mackenzie Teaching Prize

The prize is awarded for the highest scores on students’ evaluations of course teaching in the School of Population and Public Health.

At Home/Chez Soi wins 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award

At Home/Chez Soi wins 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award

Dr. Jim Frankish (UBC School of Population and Public Health) and Greg Richmond (Raincity Housing) are named on the award.

Dr. Carolyn Gotay inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)

Dr. Carolyn Gotay inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)

Dr. Gotay, Director of the Cancer Prevention Centre at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC was inducted on September 19 in Ottawa.

Dr. Michael Brauer appointed to the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Advisory Board

Dr. Michael Brauer appointed to the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Advisory Board

The 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.

Dr. Stirling Bryan appointed to CIHR Institute Advisory Board for IHSPR

Dr. Stirling Bryan appointed to CIHR Institute Advisory Board for IHSPR

SPPH Professor, Dr. Stirling Bryan, has been appointed as a member of the CIHR Institute Advisory Board for the Institute for IHSPR.

Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes

Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes awarded a CIHR New Investigator Award

Congratulations to Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes who has been awarded a CIHR New Investigator Award.

Patricia Janssen

Dr. Patricia Janssen presents the Patricia Janssen Research Prize

SPPH’s Dr. Patricia Janssen was on hand to present the inaugural Patricia Janssen Research Prize to midwifery student, Elizabeth Morrison