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The Promise of Clinical Public Health Symposium

The Dalla Lana School of Public Health is home to the only clinical public health division of its kind in the world. To kick-off strategic visioning for this new and exciting endeavor, Ross Upshur, Head of the Clinical Public Health Division, will moderate a lively discussion that explores the past,...

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Books, Bones and Broccoli

Public health students lead Nutrition and Aging Workshop at local libraryThe Toronto Public Library may seem like an unconventional venue to receive dietary advice, but Dalla Lana School of Public Health students turned a priority neighbourhood resource spot into a one-stop-shop for healthy eating advice.In fall 2013, second year Master...

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Global Health Q&A with Prabhat Jha

Global Health Author Q&A with Prabhat Jha, Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) In a feature for Now@NEJM, Global Health Review authors of all different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives answer questions about global health. Click here to read answers...

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Global Health at the DLSPH

Dear DLSPH Faculty, I am writing to clarify issues related to global health at the DLSPH and provide an update on what lies ahead. I apologize in advance for the length of this communication. I hope you will bear with me as I try to clear up some confusion as...

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Students who only smoke marijuana outperform classmates who smoke cigarettes and pot

It used to be that the kids out in the bushes smoking marijuana were the trouble makers, but new research shows that this group academically outperforms their peers who smoke both marijuana and tobacco.In one of the largest, long-term studies of substance co-use among teens, Dalla Lana School of Public...

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Welcome Mavic Galicia to DLSPH

The Dean’s Office would like to extend a big thank you to Palwasha Asey, scheduling assistant to Dean Howard Hu, for all of her hard work and dedication to the DLSPH. We wish her all of the best on her new adventure, as she welcomes a baby into her family.Maria...

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Growing a better tomorrow with the seeds of today

If you walked by East York’s Thorncliffe Park Public School today, you’d find a quiet middle school as students and teachers enjoy March break. Akanksha Ganguly, a first-year Masters student in U of T’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, welcomes the pause as it allows her team planning time...

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Six Dalla Lana School of Public Health students receive Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award

Six Dalla Lana School of Public Health students were awarded a Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to improving the world and inspiring others to do the same. The Award was established in 1994 by the University of Toronto Alumni Association and named after Gordon...

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Dean’s Message: March/​April 2014

View in the March/April 2014 Newsletter

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FREE tickets to see Izzeldin Abuelaish on George Stroumboulopoulos

On Tuesday, February 25 at 3 p.m., author and DLSPH Professor Izzeldin Abuelaish pays a visit to CBC’s George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight show. Dr. Abuelaish founded the Daughters for Life Foundation in memory of his three daughters killed by Israeli tank fire during the Gaza war. His autobiography I Shall Not...

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