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Call for Participation: Symposium on Healthier Cities & Communities

Call for ParticipationSymposium on Healthier Cities & CommunitiesDalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoOctober 24th, 2013What burning issues arise in your attempts to build healthier cities and communities? What resources and collaborations would support you in understanding and creating healthier communities?Join us in exchanging knowledge, strengthening collaboration...

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Heather Rilkoff on ‘How gender affects access to medical treatment in Uganda’

Heather Rilkoff, graduate of the Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health, published “Exploring Gender Dimensions of Treatment Programmes for Neglected Tropical Diseases in Uganda” which explores the role of gender in access to treatment in the Uganda National Neglected Tropical Disease Control Program.Click the two links below for more info.Exploring...

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Dr. Paula Braitstein and MPH alumna Lonnie Embleton published work referenced in the media

Dr. Paula Braitstein, DLSPH Professor, and MPH alumna Lonnie Embleton’s study, “The epi­demiology of substance use amongst street children in re­source-constrained settings: A systematic review and meta-analysis.” generated a Toronto Star and Voice of America Report article. The study reports drug use as being common among street children, posing serious...

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Engineering and DLSPH Faculties Collaborate on an exposomics research initiative

Engineering and DLSPH faculty secure internal grant to create new initiative on exposomics---the use of 'omics to characterize environmental exposures Many chronic diseases are now believed to be due to a combination of an individual’s genome and their cumulative environmental exposure. Exposome, analogous to genome, is an emerging approach to...

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Dr Arnold Noyek has been appointed at the rank of Officer of the Order of Canada

Dr Arnold Noyek Dr. Arnold M. Noyek, CISEPO founder and perpetual leader, has received the Order of Canada.  This is the highest recognition of compelling vision and the incredible accomplishments of his career in international development, global health, and peacebuilding. This is the second highest civilian medal in the...

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Dean’s Message: July 2013

View in the July 2013 Newsletter

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Dr. Kue Young to assume position of the Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta

Dear DLSPH Community, I would like to share the news that our own Dr. Kue Young, Professor and TransCanada Chair in Aboriginal Health, will be leaving the Dalla Lana School of Public Health to assume the position of Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of...

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Paper on Encephalitis by England’s Health Protection Agency with Chief Canadian Investigator Natasha Crowcroft is one of the top 10 Cited Papers in the Lancet.

Paper on Encephalitis by England’s Health Protection Agency with Chief Canadian Investigator Natasha Crowcroft is the top 10 Cited Paper in the Lancet. A comprehensive study of the causes and outcomes of encephalitis in England has become one of the top 10 most cited papers in the Lancet Infectious...

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Dr. Izzeldinn Abuelaish is Honoured with the “Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award”

Please click the link for more info : Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish lost his wife to cancer, and — just four months later in January 2009 — Israeli shells killed three of his daughters, Bessan, 21, Mayar, 15, and Aya, 13, and his niece, Noor,...

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What is the value of Public Health? — A 2 minute video from the Canadian Public Health Association

Please click on the Link Below: http://www.eohu.ca/external_videos/video2.php

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