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Handbook of Work Disability, New Book by Professor Patrick Loisel

 Professor Patrick Loisel’s, Occupational and Environmental Health DLSPH, new book Handbook of Work Disability, Prevention and Management is now available. Increasingly, work disability is being understood as a public health issue and work disability prevention is gaining strength as an aspect of occupational health. The Handbook of Work Disability overviews...

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4th Annual Cross-​STIHR Research Training Day

Joining Efforts for an Enlightening 4th Annual Cross-STIHR Research Training Day!The 15 U of T-based Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (STIHR) programs joined efforts for a 4th consecutive successful Annual Cross-STIHR Research Training Day on April 23, 2013.The event, held at the...

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Dr. Prabhat Jha presented with the OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF CANADA insignia

RECIPIENTS’ CITATIONSMEMBERS OF THE ORDER OF CANADAPrabhat Jha, O.C.Toronto, OntarioA leading figure in epidemiology, Prabhat Jha has made outstanding contributions to global health. A University of Toronto Chair in Disease Control, and the founding director of the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael’s Hospital, he is recognized...

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Lisa Forman receives Connaught New Researcher Award

Lisa Forman, SJD - Lupina Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health Director was awarded the Connaught New Researcher Award 2012/13 for a research project to develop the minimum core duties of rich and poor countries under the right to health towards essential health needs globally. This research...

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DLSPH Biostatistics Research Day

The annual Biostatistics Research Day will be held on Tuesday, May 21st, in HSB 610 (the auditorium on the 6th floor). This year, the event will again have a one-day workshop and poster presentations. The topic of the workshop is data mining, and the speaker is Dr. Dick De...

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Dr. Barbara Yaffe talks about Toronto Unvaccinated Report

Interview with Dr. Barbara Yaffe (Adjunct Professor in Dalla Lana Scholl of Public Health) about the Toronto Unvaccinated Report: http://www.cbc.ca/video/news/audioplayer.html?clipid=2382308173.

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Dean’s Message: May 2013

View in the May 2013 Newsletter

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Mens Beliefs and Intents Towards Treatment as Prevention

In efforts to stem the rising tide of HIV infection among Canada’s most affected group – men who have sex with men – University of Toronto researchers have completed one of the most innovative, ambitious and comprehensive studies ever of this demographic.Results from this groundbreaking national telephone survey provide...

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Lyme Disease Risk Increased by Climate Change?

TBC April 24, 2013For immediate releaseLyme disease rate increasing in northern US statesThe incidence of Lyme disease has increased approximately 80% in the United States between 1993 and 2007, although rates vary between states, according to a new study in CMAJ Open. Latitude and population density were correlated with higher...

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Team led by Professor Kue Young (Dalla Lana School of Public Health) receives $2.5 million CIHR award to conduct research on transforming circumpolar health systems

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has just announced the award of $2,455,600 over 5 years to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health under its Community-Based Primary Health Care team grant program. The award will enable the development of a research program entitled “Transforming Primary Health Care in...

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