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Meet our new MScOEH Graduate, Matt Wagstaff

Meet our new MScOEH Graduate, Matt Wagstaff

Matt Wagstaff, a new graduate of the UBC Master of Science in Occupational Health and Environmental Hygiene program, undertook a thesis project to develop a new mobile monitoring method for air quality.

SPPH’s Dr. Paul Kershaw wins Government of Canada national award of excellence for “Knowledge to Action” on housing

SPPH’s Dr. Paul Kershaw wins Government of Canada national award of excellence for “Knowledge to Action” on housing

The awards recognize researchers for their world-class initiatives that help shape the future of housing in Canada.

Meet SPPH students and alumni in our research and professional graduate programs

Meet SPPH 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.

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.