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Three SPPH students are reimagining their PhD through the Public Scholars Initiative

Three SPPH students are reimagining their PhD through the Public Scholars Initiative

Starting its fifth year, UBC’s award-winning scholarship program continues to encourage and support doctoral students from all disciplines across UBC. 

UBC becomes a member of the Consortium for Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

UBC becomes a member of the Consortium for Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

The University of British Columbia is excited to announce that it is now a member of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).

Voices in Health, September 30th, 2019

Voices in Health, September 30th, 2019

On Monday, September 30th, UBC students and faculty gathered at the School of Population and Public Health to participate in a rigorous panel discussion about climate change and health science, and the connection between human rights law and environmental and public health. The inaugural event, titled, “Public Health, Law and Climate Change: Legal Approaches to […]

Congratulations to Dr. Perry Kendall on his recent appointment to the Order of Canada!

Congratulations to Dr. Perry Kendall on his recent appointment to the Order of Canada!

The School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) congratulates Dr. Perry Kendall on his recent appointment to the Order of Canada. Dr. Perry Kendall is a Clinical Professor at the SPPH and has dedicated his professional life to helping and pursuing innovative health care, focusing on preventing disease and improving public health. For more information […]

Congratulations to SPPH Professor Shoveller on her new role

Congratulations to SPPH Professor Shoveller on her new role

  The School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) celebrates the career of Professor Jean Shoveller and wishes her well as she assumes the role of Vice President of Research and Innovation at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia starting January 2020. Dr. Shoveller began her UBC career in 1999 as an Assistant […]

SPPH Director Releases New Edition of Seminal Book on Health System Reform

SPPH Director Releases New Edition of Seminal Book on Health System Reform

The School of Population and Public Health is thrilled to announce the release of the third edition of Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity, a book on health system performance in low- and middle-income countries co-authored by the recently appointed Director of SPPH, Prof. Peter Berman. First published in 2004 […]

Voices in Health: March 11, 2020, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Voices in Health: March 11, 2020, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Developing Canada’s new Foood Guide and the Healthy Eating Strategy

2019 Canada Graduate Scholarships

2019 Canada Graduate Scholarships

The Canada Graduate Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in their studies on a Master’s or Doctoral level. The objective of this competition is to allow individuals to become fully immersed in their exceptional health research by providing financial support to select applicants. This year, an award of $17,500 […]

2019 MSFHR Health Professional Investigator Awards

2019 MSFHR Health Professional Investigator Awards

The 2019 recipients of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) awards have been granted funding for their work and research in direct patient care. School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) Associate Member Dr. James Johnston is among the 11 awardees. A tuberculosis physician at the British Columbia Centre for […]