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Back to School 2021

Back to School 2021

Our SPPH students are showcased with their stories below as we gear up for the new semester. Please have a read! Nicole Didiuk Hometown: Vancouver, B.C. Program: Master of Health Administration (MHA), School of Population & Public Health Year in Program: 2 What inspired you to pursue your program? I am fortunate to work as […]

SPPH Townhall 2021

SPPH Townhall 2021

Our SPPH Townhall took place on September 10, 2021. There was a discussion about how the pandemic will affect the School of Population of Public Health and beyond.

Global Health Meet and Greet

Global Health Meet and Greet

  Please join us for an outdoor Global Health Meet & Greet being held outside of the School of Population and Public Health’s main entrance. Meet students and faculty with a common interest in pursuing health equity globally. This event will launch SPPH’s monthly global health lunch and learn series for this academic year. Date: […]

Prepare for the Worst: 10 Steps to get Ready for Wildfire Smoke

Prepare for the Worst: 10 Steps to get Ready for Wildfire Smoke

The wildfire season in western North America keeps setting new records and the outlook for the coming summer seems grim. On top of the concerning environmental conditions, more people are spending more time outdoors due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Given that most wildfires are caused by human activity, the summer of 2021 has the potential to be worse than any […]

Director’s Message 2021

Director’s Message 2021

Dr. Aslam Anis releases his Director’s Message for the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH).

Dr. Louise Mâsse named SPPH Associate Director, Partnerships and Community Engagement

Dr. Louise Mâsse named SPPH Associate Director, Partnerships and Community Engagement

  Dr. Aslam Anis, Director of the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), is pleased to announce that Dr. Louise Mâsse has been named Associate Director, responsible for Partnerships and Community Engagement. Dr. Mâsse is currently a Professor at SPPH and Scientist Level 3 at B.C. Children’s […]

Dr. Anne Gadermann and Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes named as new Canada Research Chairs

Dr. Anne Gadermann and Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes named as new Canada Research Chairs

Two faculty members at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) have been appointed as new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) in the latest round of appointments.

Extensive Study in Canada to Assess COVID-19 Vaccine Immune Responses and Effectiveness among People Living With HIV

Extensive Study in Canada to Assess COVID-19 Vaccine Immune Responses and Effectiveness among People Living With HIV

People living with HIV are less likely to mount an adequate immune response, which may put them at higher risk for both serious COVID-19 illness and reduced response to COVID-19 vaccination.

One million naloxone kits distributed, 3000 deaths averted

One million naloxone kits distributed, 3000 deaths averted

More than one million naloxone kits have been shipped in British Columbia, averting more than 3,000 deaths, thanks to the tireless work of the Take Home Naloxone Program at the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and Dr. Jane Buxton, Professor at the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) and harm reduction lead for […]

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.