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At Home/Chez Soi wins 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award

At Home/Chez Soi wins 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award

Dr. Jim Frankish (UBC School of Population and Public Health) and Greg Richmond (Raincity Housing) are named on the award.

October 21: Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

October 21: Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

The Aga Khan Foundation Canada in partnership with Canada’s International Development Research Centre present this special seminar

Dr. Carolyn Gotay inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)

Dr. Carolyn Gotay inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)

Dr. Gotay, Director of the Cancer Prevention Centre at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC was inducted on September 19 in Ottawa.

Christopher Okpaleke awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship

Christopher Okpaleke awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship

MPH student Christopher Okpaleke who has been awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship

UBC participation in Sept. 18 Truth and Reconciliation event

UBC participation in Sept. 18 Truth and Reconciliation event

Classes are suspended September 18 for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission national event on Indian Residential Schools.

Role of research in the development of public policy

Role of research in the development of public policy

Special presentation with guest speaker: Senator Donald Oliver (Speaker pro tempore of the Senate of Canada) on September 13, 2013 at 12 noon

SPPH students receive CIHR Banting and Best Canada Graduate Scholarships

SPPH students receive CIHR Banting and Best Canada Graduate Scholarships

Kimberly Burrus, Innie Chen, Jillian Gauld, Kirsten Marchand, and Molly Newman have received Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships from CIHR.

Dr. Michael Brauer appointed to the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Advisory Board

Dr. Michael Brauer appointed to the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Advisory Board

The Institute of Population and Public Health’s (IPPH) Advisory Board includes a diverse group of national and international representatives of the public, private and non-profit sectors, including the research community and health practitioners.

PhD student Elaine Fuertes wins the Best Abstract Award in Basel, Switzerland

PhD student Elaine Fuertes wins the Best Abstract Award in Basel, Switzerland

Her abstract was entitled: A Global Analysis of Associations Between Climate, Vegetation And Intermittent And Persistent Rhinitis Prevalence.”

SPPH PhD student Lyndsay O’Hara receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award

SPPH PhD student Lyndsay O’Hara receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award

SPPH PhD student and Liu Institute Scholar, Lyndsay O’Hara, receives IDRC Doctoral Research Award