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Congratulations to our 2018 spring graduates

Congratulations to our 2018 spring graduates

Congratulations to all the School of Population and Public Health’s 2018 spring graduates!

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

Meet Our Alumni: Titilola Falasinnu, PhD

Meet Our Alumni: Titilola Falasinnu, PhD

Titilola Falasinnu gets up every morning thinking about the women in her life who have been affected by lupus.

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.

Key Canadian health policy challenges include sustained poor health outcomes for Indigenous populations: analysis

Key Canadian health policy challenges include sustained poor health outcomes for Indigenous populations: analysis

An analysis of Canada’s health-care system has highlighted three key health policy challenges, including sustained poor health outcomes for Indigenous populations.

Canadians giving up food, heat to pay for prescription drugs: UBC study

Canadians giving up food, heat to pay for prescription drugs: UBC study

More than 900,000 Canadians reduced their spending on basic necessities like food and heat to pay for prescription drugs in 2016, according to new research by a team from the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, McMaster University, and The University of Toronto. Photo credit: Charles Williams/Flickr. This image has been cropped.

Meet Our Alumni: Rod Knight, MSc

Meet Our Alumni: Rod Knight, MSc

Rod Knight has been called a “superstar” Early Career Researcher by his supervisor Professor Jean Shoveller, and says mentorship opportunities helped him on the road to research success.

Vancouver part of multi-million dollar Healthy Cities project

Vancouver part of multi-million dollar Healthy Cities project

Vancouver is one of 10 cities in a multi-million dollar partnership to investigate how to develop cities to equitably support healthier lives, whilst also protecting the planet. Photo credit: gtriay/Pixabay

Indigenous people face higher risk of transportation injuries in British Columbia

Indigenous people face higher risk of transportation injuries in British Columbia

Indigenous people in British Columbia suffered transportation-related injuries at a rate 1.89 times higher than the province’s total population between 1991 and 2010, a new University of B.C. study has found.