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SPPH’s Jennifer Gardy and Professor Santa Ono Host UBC Blue & Goldcast

SPPH’s Jennifer Gardy and Professor Santa Ono Host UBC Blue & Goldcast

The Blue and Goldcast is a monthly podcast cohosted by Jennifer Gardy and Santa Ono.  Jennifer is an assistant professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, a Canada Research Chair in Public Health Genomics, and a Senior Scientist at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control. And she’s a talented communicator, acting as […]

SPPH Grand Rounds Begin Friday September 21st

SPPH Rounds: Where Matters: Health and Economic Impacts of the Built and Natural Environment Speakers: Larry Frank, James Lu, James Stiver and Lyle Walker Date: September 21, 2018 Time: 9:00 – 10:00 am Location: Michael Smith Laboratories Room 102

SPPH recognizes our Postdoctoral fellows for National Postdoc Appreciation Week

SPPH recognizes our Postdoctoral fellows for National Postdoc Appreciation Week

“I hope this research can help reshape the prevailing dementia narratives of disability and decline to a new narrative of capability and capacity.”
Postdoctoral Fellow Gloria Puurveen

SPPH Professor Dr. Boris Sobolev’s Hip Fracture Study

SPPH Professor Dr. Boris Sobolev’s Hip Fracture Study

“Our study was concerned with effects of possible changes in policy for the timing of surgery on mortality in the population of patients with hip fracture in Canada,” says lead author Boris Sobolev, a Professor in the School of Population and Public Health.

Photo credit: Paul Joseph

Back to School: Welcome to the new academic year

Whether you are a student who is new or returning, local or international, we want you to feel welcome, excited and proud to be a part of our School.

Shannon Charney named new Senior Administrator, School of Population and Public Health

Ms Shannon Charney joined the School on August 27th, and comes to us from the University of Alberta where she has been for the last 8 years as the Assistant Chair – Administration, supporting two departments within the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Having worked within both municipal and provincial (BC) government levels, as well […]

Peter Berman appointed Director, School of Population and Public Health

Peter Berman appointed Director, School of Population and Public Health

Welcome to Dr. Peter Berman who will begin his tenure as Director on January 1, 2019.

SPPH researchers part of $43 million CIHR funding

SPPH researchers part of $43 million CIHR funding

University of British Columbia researchers, including School of Population and Public Health faculty, have been awarded $43m for 65 projects through Canadian Institutes for Health Research Project Grants. Image credit: CIHR IPPH

Get involved with the SPPH Exchange 2018

Get involved with the SPPH Exchange 2018

The SPPH Exchange is a student organized event held annually and featuring a keynote speech, workshops, and a poster and networking session. Here’s why you should get involved.

New UBC public health program will train Indigenous health leaders

New UBC public health program will train Indigenous health leaders

A new public health program offered at the University of British Columbia aims to address health inequities by training Indigenous health leaders working in communities across the country. Photo credit: Faculty of Medicine/Martin Dee