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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 .

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  – […]

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.

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.

Some doctors have been hesitant to recommend the HPV vaccine for boys and girls. Photo By: Courtesy photo

SPPH’s Dr. Gina Ogilvie is lead author on paper that finds no association between HPV vaccination and risky sexual behaviours

The study provides an evaluation of population-level changes in sexual behaviours among adolescents before and after implementation of the HPV vaccination program in British Columbia schools. 

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 […]

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.

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

SPPH students win best presentation and poster at Cascadia conference

SPPH students win best presentation and poster at Cascadia conference

SPPH students Andrea Jones and Kyle Meeking won the best oral presentation and poster at the recent Cascadia Occupational, Environmental and Population Health conference.