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Development of educational programming in global public health gets underway

Development of educational programming in global public health gets underway

The School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) is pleased to support such engagement with the initiation of the planning, consultation and approval process of a new and unique curriculum in Global Health.

Dr. Gina Ogilvie renewed as Canada Research Chair in Global Control of HPV-Related Disease and Cancer

Dr. Gina Ogilvie renewed as Canada Research Chair in Global Control of HPV-Related Disease and Cancer

Fifteen UBC researchers were announced as new and renewed Chairs in the latest round of appointments.

National Day of Mourning

National Day of Mourning

April 28 is a national day of mourning to remember workers who lost their lives on the job. The death of each worker is an immeasurable loss and has devastating consequences for families and friends.

CCPHE Announces new Co-Directors

CCPHE Announces new Co-Directors

The Canadian Collaboration for Prison Health and Education (CCPHE) is pleased to announce that Dr Amanda Slaunwhite and Dr Sofia Bartlett will become Co-Directors of the UBC’s CPPHE effective April 1, 2022. The CCPHE was formed in 2006 as a group committed to encouraging and facilitating collaborative opportunities for health, education, research, service and advocacy, […]

Dr. Trevor Corneil named Associate Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs

Dr. Trevor Corneil named Associate Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs

Dr. Trevor Corneil has accepted the position of Associate Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs, a newly created leadership position in the School of Population and Public Health.

SPPH Miniseries

SPPH Miniseries

In these miniseries we are showcasing our SPPH students and their stories!

Dr. Trevor Corneil appointed Director, Public Health & Preventative Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Trevor Corneil appointed Director, Public Health & Preventative Medicine Residency Program

I’m pleased to announce that Dr. Trevor Corneil has accepted a three-year term position as the Director of our Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residency Program at SPPH.

Spotlight on Dr. Mark Gilbert

Spotlight on Dr. Mark Gilbert

SPPH Associate Professor (Partner) Dr. Mark Gilbert is the recipient of an Applied Public Health Chair through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Remembering Rita Stern

I’m saddened to announce the passing of our colleague Rita Stern, a long-time clinical faculty member with HCEP and SPPH, and a highly respected member the Board of Directors for the Centre of Excellence in Women’s Health (CEWH). Rita was a trailblazer for women’s health and an outspoken advocate for feminism in relation to population […]

Investigating the factors contributing to indoor air pollution

Investigating the factors contributing to indoor air pollution

A new paper from recent PhD graduate Dr. Matthew Shupler and others at the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) sheds new light on several environmental and socioeconomic factors that contribute to hazardous air pollution.