Slideshow

Kids bounce back quickly: Researchers find most childhood injuries don’t impact quality of life in the long term

Kids bounce back quickly: Researchers find most childhood injuries don’t impact quality of life in the long term

Researchers have reassuring news for parents and caregivers: within four months of an injury, most children have recuperated and enjoy the same quality of life they did before they got hurt. Written by BC Children’s Hospital

Online modules target students for cancer prevention

Online modules target students for cancer prevention

New resources are targeting UBC students for cancer prevention, providing advice and tips about lifestyle choices that could help prevent cancer. Photo credit: Melissa Ashman/Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention

Time to explore other measures to close mental health gap – research

Time to explore other measures to close mental health gap – research

Research by SPPH alumnus and faculty has concluded that the impact of physician incentives on mental health care has been “modest”, and it is time to explore other approaches. Credit: iStock

Faculty and staff recognized with Faculty of Medicine awards

Faculty and staff recognized with Faculty of Medicine awards

SPPH faculty and staff were recognized at the Faculty of Medicine awards reception, receiving an Applegarth Staff Service Award and three Distinguished Achievement Awards.

Meet Our Faculty: Associate Professor Amee Manges

Meet Our Faculty: Associate Professor Amee Manges

Working with a public health physician almost 25 years ago set Associate Professor Amee Manges on her path to specialize in molecular epidemiology.

Great cycling infrastructure prevents catastrophes: A Q&A with Professor Teschke

Great cycling infrastructure prevents catastrophes: A Q&A with Professor Teschke

After media coverage of Professor Kay Teschke’s research on cycling crashes on streetcar or train tracks, SPPH got an update about the response to Dr. Teschke’s research and future work in this area. Photo credit: Ken Ohrn

Healthcare coverage, access to contraception, and child mortality rates improved since 2000

Healthcare coverage, access to contraception, and child mortality rates improved since 2000

Healthcare coverage, access to contraception, and child mortality rates have improved since the Millennium Development Goals were adopted in 2000, according to new research involving SPPH faculty. Photo credit: GBD 2015 SDG Collaborators

New breast screening methods ‘should be encouraged’

New breast screening methods ‘should be encouraged’

New breast screening methods should be encouraged, a case study has said.

IGSP student Nandini Maharaj awarded SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship and Affiliated Fellowship

IGSP student Nandini Maharaj awarded SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship and Affiliated Fellowship

Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program doctoral student Nandini Maharaj has been awarded an SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, as well as an Affiliated Fellowship through the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

The health policy puzzle of pharmacare: A Q&A with Professor Steve Morgan

The health policy puzzle of pharmacare: A Q&A with Professor Steve Morgan

Just what is ‘pharmacare’ and why is it important? In advance of his talk for the first in a revamped Grand Round series, Professor Steve Morgan explains what pharmacare is – and why now is the time to act.