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Professor Ross Baker receives Prestigious Barer-​Flood Prize

By: Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator, IHPME Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor presented U of T Professor Ross Baker with the Barer-Flood Prize in Health Services and Policy Research at a meeting of Federal and Provincial Health Ministers in Edmonton on Thursday. The Barer-Flood Prize is a prestigious career achievement...

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Recent immigrants more likely to receive aggressive care at end of life

By: Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation University of Toronto researchers studied patterns of end-of-life care among patients of different cultures, religions and ethnicities and found that recent immigrants identified as those who arrived between 1985-2015, were significantly more likely to receive aggressive care...

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PHS Research & Practice Day 2017 winners

Important work, engaging presentations, tacking key issues. Congrats to all PHS Research & Practice Day winners! Poster: A scoping review: Understanding Canadian dialogue on vaccine injury compensation Poster: Sources of planetary health data: a practica in Eldoret, Kenya Poster: Seasonal dynamics of malaria in pregnancy in West Africa Poster: What...

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DLSPH new home for International Journal of Indigenous Health

The Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health at the DLSPH is the new home of the International Journal of Indigenous Health (IJIH), a leading scientific journal that advances knowledge and understanding to improve Indigenous health. “As publisher, we will be able to provide graduate students with an opportunity to work behind...

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DLSPH Open: Equity, Diversity, and Excellence

Dear colleagues, The University of Toronto is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and has a variety of services and people dedicated to removing barriers and supporting the University community in fulfilling their academic, research and employment goals. As a world-leading school of public health, DLSPH has reaffirmed its commitment...

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DLSPH Blog – Diversity and Equity

 The DLSPH Blog is a digital platform that will explore issues that impact public health and health systems scholars on a biweekly basis.For blog ideas, feedback or comments, contact: communications.dlsph@utoronto.ca It has always been my understanding that equity and social responsibility are core values of a School of Public Health.  And...

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The Next 150 Conference: Increasing dialogue at U of T on colonization and health

By: Natalie Hope, MPH candidate in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences, DLSPH The buzz of Canada 150 celebrations may be slowing, but dialogue about Canada’s colonial history is only picking up speed at the University of Toronto. And for good reason. It’s been almost two years since the Truth and...

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National Fellowship Program provides PhD and Post-​doctoral students with health system experience

By: Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator, IHPME Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health announced a $5.8 million investment in Health System Impact Fellowships and Training Modernization Start-Up grants, a new training model for health services researchers that provides post-doctoral fellows with the opportunity to take part in experiential...

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DLSPH Blog – Why Quality Matters

The DLSPH Blog is a digital platform that will explore issues that impact public health and health systems scholars on a biweekly basis written by Interim Dean Adalsteinn Brown in collaboration with DLSPH faculty, staff and students. For blog ideas, feedback or comments, contact: communications.dlsph@utoronto.ca. A health-care system rooted in quality is one...

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You’ve got questions? We’ve got evidence.

By Geoff Koehler, Senior Communications Adviser, St. Michael’s Hospital Associate Professor Andrea Tricco will lead a Canada-wide alliance that answers health-care research questions submitted by policy makers, doctors and other clinicians, but also patients. “Any Canadian will be able to ask questions related to health care,” said Dr. Tricco, who is a scientist...

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