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SPPH Welcomes Dr. Devon Greyson as Assistant Professor

SPPH Welcomes Dr. Devon Greyson as Assistant Professor

Dr. Devon Greyson joins SPPH in role of Assistant Professor on July 1, 2021.

Portraying life with dementia in new light and colour

Portraying life with dementia in new light and colour

Led by Dr. Susan Cox, and UBC postdoctoral fellow Dr. Gloria Puurveen, the research project set out to explore the meaning of living well with dementia through the eyes of those with the disease and their care partners.

Experiences of frontline workers during COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, and evaluation of interventions to reduce transmission in long-term care

Experiences of frontline workers during COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, and evaluation of interventions to reduce transmission in long-term care

Brandon Yau and Rohit Vijh speak about the experiences of frontline workers during COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, and evaluation of interventions to reduce transmission in long-term care.

Spring 2021 Graduation

Spring 2021 Graduation

Congratulations to our SPPH Graduates of Spring 2021!

SPPH Announces the Appointments of Drs. Mieke Koehoorn, Hugh Davies, and Craig Mitton to new Associate Director Roles

SPPH Announces the Appointments of Drs. Mieke Koehoorn, Hugh Davies, and Craig Mitton to new Associate Director Roles

SPPH is pleased to announce three new Associate Director appointments: Dr. Mieke Koehoorn, Dr. Hugh Davies and Dr. Craig Mitton.

Current Research in SARS-CoV-2

Current Research in SARS-CoV-2

In this edition of our Student Research Highlight, we present Aidan M. Nikiforuk and C. Andrew Basham.

Current Research in the Evaluation and Economics of Drugs to Treat Cancer

Current Research in the Evaluation and Economics of Drugs to Treat Cancer

    Graduate students across all educational programs at the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) are working on diverse and important public health issues. In our new series, we will be hearing directly from current students and recent graduates about what they are working on, why it matters, and how their training at SPPH has prepared them to […]

Dr. Trevor Dummer Appointed Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention

Dr. Trevor Dummer Appointed Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention

SPPH & CCS are pleased to announce Dr. Trevor Dummer as the endowed Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention.

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. And each death is preventable. This year, the day of mourning is especially significant given the many essential […]

Dr. Veena Sriram investigates how COVID-19 has changed the role of health care associations in the policy process

Dr. Veena Sriram investigates how COVID-19 has changed the role of health care associations in the policy process

Dr. Veena Sriram, a recently appointed Assistant Professor of Global Health Policy at the School of Population and Public Health and the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, conducts research at the intersection of global health, social science, and public policy.