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Join the conversation on reducing rural health inequity at the 2019 SPPH Exchange

Join the conversation on reducing rural health inequity at the 2019 SPPH Exchange

You’re invited to the SPPH Exchange on March 1, 2019. Be a part of the conversation to explore emerging issues pertinent to rural health and rural health services, and to identify current and upcoming evidence-based strategies for the future.

SPPH Professor Steve Morgan is the recipient of the 2019 Hall Laureate

SPPH Professor Steve Morgan is the recipient of the 2019 Hall Laureate

Congratulations to SPPH Professor Steve Morgan, recipient of the 2019 Hall Laureate Award Recipient  the Justice Emmett Hall .

Sexual minorities would benefit if STI clinics offered mental-health services: study

Sexual minorities would benefit if STI clinics offered mental-health services: study

Travis Salway, Research Fellow at SPPH, has new research on how there would be better health outcomes if STI clinics offered mental-health services.

Director’s Message

Director’s Message

Dear SPPH Community, Happy New Year! I am delighted to be the one to welcome you back for what I anticipate will be an exciting and promising 2019 and beyond. I am honored to join you as of today as the new Director of SPPH. My heartfelt appreciation goes to our several interim directors  – […]

Meet our new MScOEH Graduate, Matt Wagstaff

Meet our new MScOEH Graduate, Matt Wagstaff

Matt Wagstaff, a new graduate of the UBC Master of Science in Occupational Health and Environmental Hygiene program, undertook a thesis project to develop a new mobile monitoring method for air quality.

SPPH’s Dr. Paul Kershaw wins Government of Canada national award of excellence for “Knowledge to Action” on housing

SPPH’s Dr. Paul Kershaw wins Government of Canada national award of excellence for “Knowledge to Action” on housing

The awards recognize researchers for their world-class initiatives that help shape the future of housing in Canada.

Hear from students and alumni in our research and professional graduate programs

Hear from students and alumni in our research and professional graduate programs

Hear their stories and find out why we’re one of the top public health schools in Canada.

Celebrating our 2018 SPPH Fall Graduates

Celebrating our 2018 SPPH Fall Graduates

Congratulations to all the School of Population and Public Health’s 2018 Fall graduates! Students will have their degree conferred this Friday, November 30.

People recently released from prison face challenges in accessing medical care

People recently released from prison face challenges in accessing medical care

The findings suggest that discrimination on the basis of imprisonment is a significant barrier for people trying to access physician care upon release.

World Health Organization. What is antimicrobial resistance? Available at http://www.who.int/features/qa/75/en/

Combating antimicrobial resistance with World Antibiotic Awareness Week, November 12-18, 2018

Scientists say drug-resistant bacteria could become a greater threat to human health than cancer or diabetes, but most people don’t know it.