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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.

Staff Spotlight – Alexandra Warren

Staff Spotlight – Alexandra Warren

One of the School of Population and Public Health’s greatest assets is the people who support important research and facilitate the education of health leaders. In this series, we feature Alexandra Warren!

UBC Giving Day 2021 – Wednesday, April 7

UBC Giving Day 2021 – Wednesday, April 7

On Wednesday, April 7, UBC will hold its first ever university-wide day of giving. Driven by online engagement, this 24-hour giving challenge will bring donors, alumni, and friends together to support the UBC causes that matter most to them.

Voices in Health: March 25th, 2021, 10:30-12:00 PST

Voices in Health: March 25th, 2021, 10:30-12:00 PST

Come join us virtually for our Voices in Health webinar on Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 10:30-12 PM! Click “Read More” for more details on how to join!

Staff Spotlight – Jyotica Saini

Staff Spotlight – Jyotica Saini

One of the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH)’s greatest assets is the people that support important research and facilitate the education of health leaders. In this series, we will be featuring some of our incredible staff so you can get to know them better and learn about their impressive backgrounds.   What attracted […]

SPPH Welcomes New Director Dr. Aslam Anis

SPPH Welcomes New Director Dr. Aslam Anis

SPPH welcomes Dr. Aslam Anis to his new role as Director of the School, where he has been a vital member of the community since 1995.

SPPH Celebrates Our Community on International Women’s Day

SPPH Celebrates Our Community on International Women’s Day

SPPH Celebrates our community on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021.

MSFHR and BC-AHSN Consolidate

MSFHR and BC-AHSN Consolidate

MSFHR and BC AHSN intend to join forces to drive discovery and innovation in BC’s health research enterprise The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) and the BC Academic Health Science Network (BC AHSN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces to create a dynamic and integrated health research organization that will […]

Readying the leaders of tomorrow for health system transformation

Readying the leaders of tomorrow for health system transformation

One of Dr. David Hsu’s fondest memories from graduate school at UBC is discussing current health policy issues with fellow students and senior managers in British Columbia’s health care system at the home of his professor and mentor, Dr. Anne Crichton (1920-2007). “Dr. Crichton helped her students become better analytic thinkers,” says Dr. Hsu, BSc’74, […]