Students

Meet Our Graduate: Kimberly Thomson, PhD

Meet Our Graduate: Kimberly Thomson, PhD

Name: Kimberly Thomson Program: Doctor of Philosophy What does your research involve? Existing research suggests that many adult mental health problems begin developing early in life. With an interest in early intervention, my dissertation examined whether early indicators of children’s mental health and well-being could be identified as children enter Kindergarten (at age five). In three […]

Meet our graduate: Erin Ready, MPH

Name: Erin Ready, MPH Program: Master of Public Health Why did you take this program?  During my previous training as a clinical pharmacist, I developed a keen interest in HIV. From a pharmacist’s perspective, I found it really rewarding to help patients understand their medications and minimize their side effects. I also found that I’m […]

Meet our graduate: Jessica Liauw, MHSc

Meet our graduate: Jessica Liauw, MHSc

Name: Jessica Liauw Program: Masters of Health Science (MHSc.)  Why did you take this program?  I pursued the Masters of Health Science program to enhance my knowledge and skills in epidemiology, statistics, and research methodology. The focus on these topics within the core courses, as well as the flexibility and variety of elective courses available, […]

Meet our graduate: Kaitlyn Harper, MSc

Meet our graduate: Kaitlyn Harper, MSc

Name: Kaitlyn Harper, MSc Program: Master of Science What does your research involve? Why do you think it is important? My research looked at risk factors of stunting, a condition where kids in low-income countries don’t grow as tall as kids in high-income countries. Typically, kids who have stunted growth also have decreased cognitive development, […]

SPPH faculty and students win at 50th anniversary of Postgraduate Public Health Training in Western Canada

SPPH faculty and students win at 50th anniversary of Postgraduate Public Health Training in Western Canada

School of Population and Public Health faculty and students won several awards at the 50th anniversary of Postgraduate Public Health Training in Western Canada.