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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.

Photo: Benjamin Loo, iStock

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.

Congratulations to our 2013 MHA award recipients

Congratulations to our 2013 MHA award recipients

Students win awards recognizing their leadership in health care administration.

Primary health care evaluation gets $2.4M boost

Primary health care evaluation gets $2.4M boost

Research to improve performance measurement and reporting of community-based primary health care (CBPHC) received a $2.4 million grant boost.

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.

Second year MHA students wrap up their course work

Second year MHA students wrap up their course work

Congratulations to our MHA students who have wrapped up their course work in the MHA program.