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Reducing stigma saves lives

Reducing stigma saves lives

Several UBC researchers are featured in a recent UBC story for their contributions to find solutions to the overdose crisis. Among them is SPPH Professor, Dr. Jane Buxton.

2019 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

2019 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

Federico Andrade Rivas, a PhD student in SPPH, is among the 2019 recipients of the Friedman Award for Scholars in Health.

Thank you for making the 10th anniversary a success!

Thank you for making the 10th anniversary a success!

With over 150 attendees, 24 speakers (including three alumni and two students), and 12 student and trainee posters, the event was a well-rounded snapshot of the outstanding work that has come out of our School.

Dr. Gina Ogilvie awarded $10 million from Federal Government for Cervical Cancer Research

Dr. Gina Ogilvie awarded $10 million from Federal Government for Cervical Cancer Research

Research led by SPPH’s Dr. Gina Ogilvie has been given $10 million in funding by the federal government for the continuation of research which would help achieve the goal of eventually eliminating cervical cancer.

SPPH celebrates our 2019 spring graduates

SPPH celebrates our 2019 spring graduates

Congratulations to our 64 graduates from across our SPPH programs.

Federal Government to Invest $81m into SPOR Data Platform

Federal Government to Invest $81m into SPOR Data Platform

The Canadian government has announced an investment of $81 million over seven years into the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research Canadian Data Platform (SPOR), which is spearheaded by Dr. Kim McGrail from the School of Population and Public Health. 

School of Population and Public Health’s 10 Year Anniversary

School of Population and Public Health’s 10 Year Anniversary

RSVP for our June 17, 2019 event to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our School.

Mo Korchinski from the Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education Nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Mo Korchinski from the Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education Nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Mo Korchinski, Project Administrator for the Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education, SPPH has been nominated in the category of Community Champion for the 2019 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.

SPPH Faculty Members Awarded more than $1.3 million in CIHR Project Grants

SPPH Faculty Members Awarded more than $1.3 million in CIHR Project Grants

SPPH Faculty members Nick Bansback, Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, Amee Manges, Bonnie Henry, Wei Zhang were awarded more than $1.3 million in CIHR project grants.