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When Antibiotics Fail

When Antibiotics Fail

The report estimates that resistant bacterial infections were responsible for over 14,000 deaths in Canada in 2018, with around 26% of bacterial infections currently resistant to first-line antimicrobials. Those with weaker immune systems and/or pre-existing medical conditions are most susceptible to AMR exposure and developing resistant infections. The Panel asserts that action must be taken to protect vulnerable populations, including socially marginalized groups, those living in poverty, the homeless, and people with substance use disorders.

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.

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. 

Voices in Health: Upcoming Event

Voices in Health: Upcoming Event

  EVENT DETAILS Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Location: Room B151, 2206 East Mall Registration: Please register by using this link. The event is free. If you can’t make it in person, you can watch this event through YouTube Live SCHEDULE 4:00 – 4:10: Welcome and Introduction 4:10 – 4:55: […]

Voices in Health

Voices in Health

Next Event: Oct 28

Reducing stigma saves lives

Reducing stigma saves lives

Several UBC researchers are featured in a recent UBC story for their contributions to find solutions to the overdose crisis. Among them is SPPH Professor, Dr. Jane Buxton.

2019 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

2019 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

Federico Andrade Rivas, a PhD student in SPPH, is among the 2019 recipients of the Friedman Award for Scholars in Health.

Thank you for making the 10th anniversary a success!

Thank you for making the 10th anniversary a success!

With over 150 attendees, 24 speakers (including three alumni and two students), and 12 student and trainee posters, the event was a well-rounded snapshot of the outstanding work that has come out of our School.

Dr. Gina Ogilvie awarded $10 million from Federal Government for Cervical Cancer Research

Dr. Gina Ogilvie awarded $10 million from Federal Government for Cervical Cancer Research

Research led by SPPH’s Dr. Gina Ogilvie has been given $10 million in funding by the federal government for the continuation of research which would help achieve the goal of eventually eliminating cervical cancer.