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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.

PhD student Elaine Fuertes wins the Best Abstract Award in Basel, Switzerland

PhD student Elaine Fuertes wins the Best Abstract Award in Basel, Switzerland

Her abstract was entitled: A Global Analysis of Associations Between Climate, Vegetation And Intermittent And Persistent Rhinitis Prevalence.”

SPPH PhD student Lyndsay O’Hara receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award

SPPH PhD student Lyndsay O’Hara receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award

SPPH PhD student and Liu Institute Scholar, Lyndsay O’Hara, receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award

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.

Revelations from the latest StatsCan survey

Revelations from the latest StatsCan survey

Paul Kershaw is an expert on family policy and generational equity with the Human Early Learning Partnership in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC

CIHR IPPH POP News: Spring 2013

CIHR IPPH POP News: Spring 2013

The CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health’s POP News Spring 2013 issue includes several articles of interest to the School.

SPPH PhD student Devon Greyson wins Shera Award

SPPH PhD student Devon Greyson wins Shera Award

PhD trainee Devon Greyson is the winner of the American Library Association’s 2013 Jesse H. Shera Award for the Support of Dissertation Research.

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One size doesn’t fit all: Ethnic birth weight chart better for infant care

One size chart doesn’t fit all when it comes to evaluating birth weight and health outcomes of newborns, according to UBC researchers.

SPPH students receive MSFHR awards

SPPH students receive MSFHR awards

SPPH PhD students, Wei Zhang and Perry Hystad, have received post-doctoral fellowship awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR).

Q&A on medical ethics

Q&A on medical ethics

Whether it’s a debate on assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization or private healthcare, Anita Ho is on many journalists’ Rolodex to call for comments on medical ethics.