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Message from Director Peter Berman Against Racism and Discrimination

Message from Director Peter Berman Against Racism and Discrimination

A message from Director Peter Berman is posted here against racism and discrimination.

SPPH students receive prestigious CIHR Awards

SPPH students receive prestigious CIHR Awards

Two SPPH students, Dr. Celestin Hategeka and Jeffrey Morgan, received highly competitive CIHR Awards. Congratulations!

Workplace policy challenges during COVID-19

Workplace policy challenges during COVID-19

SPPH Professors and PWHS Co-Directors Dr. Chris McLeod and Dr. Mieke Koehoorn on the research and policy challenges of working from home, paid sick leave, and workplace issues during COVID-19.

The Inequity of Isolation

The Inequity of Isolation

SPPH Faculty members and a UBC Clinical Psychologist talk about the health risks associated with isolation and how distancing is affecting all of us to varying degrees and in different ways.

Leaving prison during the COVID-19 and overdose public health emergencies

Leaving prison during the COVID-19 and overdose public health emergencies

SPPH PhD student Kate McLeod and Adjunct Faculty Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin published a blog post in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) this week, discussing the risks posed to individuals released from incarceration during the COVID-19 pandemic. The blog post follows a recent study on the value of Unlocking the Gates (UTG), a program that connects […]

SPPH researcher Wei Zhang develops novel questionnaire to assess the impact of presenteeism in the workplace due to illness or caregiving

The Impact of Presenteeism in the Workplace Due to Illness or Caregiving

Health problems can drastically affect one’s ability to work productively and perform at full capacity. From the general flu, to poor mental health, to cardiovascular disease, patients are often forced to take sick leaves or even stop working entirely, which can place significant financial and social burdens on their daily lives. When patients show up […]

Bridging gaps in health care access with technology and innovation

Bridging gaps in health care access with technology and innovation

From pharmaceutical vending machines to reaching your doctor by text message, SPPH researchers are finding technological solutions to overcome barriers to health care access at home and abroad.

UBC President Santa J. Ono Visits SPPH

UBC President Santa J. Ono Visits SPPH

President Ono met with students, staff and faculty from across the School

2nd Annual Global Health Conference 2020: Role of health care workers in a resilient and robust health workforce

2nd Annual Global Health Conference 2020: Role of health care workers in a resilient and robust health workforce

This year’s Global Health Conference brought global health researchers, students, and organizations together to discuss the next steps in achieving a robust health workforce. Held on January 22 2020, this half-day event was hosted by UBC’S School of Population and Public Health and Center of International Child Health (CICH) at BC Children’s Hospital and held […]

Bianca Malouf: Certified Industrial Hygienist, MSc

Young Alumna Shares Wisdom With Current Students

Bianca Malouf attributes much of her professional success to being at the right place at the right time and the MScOEH program provided her key opportunities to become an Industrial Hygienist.