In the News

New faculty appointments in Epidemiology and Biostatisics

The Dalla Lana School of Public health would like to welcome three new faculty members to the Divisions of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Laura Rosella has been appointed Assistant Professor in Epidemiology and will commence this tenure-track faculty position on July 1, 2014. Rosella is currently a scientist at Public Health...

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Denise Gastaldo appointed director of the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research

On July 1, 2014, Professor Denise Gastaldo will begin her term as director of the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research (CQ), a joint centre led by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Bloomberg Nursing. With more than 800 members, 18 academic fellows, and connections with several countries,...

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Q&A with Professor Patricia O’Campo, Healthier Cities and Communities Co-​Lead

On June 1, Professor Patricia O’Campo assumed a new role as Chair in Intesectoral Solutions to Urban Health Problems at St. Michael’s Hospital. O’Campo is a social epidemiologist focused on intersectorial action for reducing health inequalities. She is a member of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health’s Social and...

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Creation of the Institute for Indigenous Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Click here to the U of T news release Dear Faculty, Staff, students and friends, As the Dalla Lana School of Public Health winds up its first official year as a new Faculty, I am excited to share the news with you that we will be creating a new...

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U of T public health researchers says it’s time to butt out smoking in movies

Smoking in movies is one of the last vestiges of tobacco promotion. It accounts for 37 per cent of youth smoking uptake.In recognition of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU) at U of T’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health is releasing a...

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Mozambican Minister of Health visits Dalla Lana School before Canadian Child and Maternal Health Summit

During the last week of May 2014, Canada hosted world leaders at a global child and maternal health summit, part of Canada's Muskoka Initiative, to improve the health of mothers and children around the world. With considerable expertise in global health, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health is addressing...

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Alumni Spotlight: Karl Kabasele

University of Toronto Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residency, Class of 2001Clinical Consultant, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)Assistant Professor, University of TorontoMedical Reporter What degrees or training do you have? From what schools?MD from McGill Medical SchoolMPH from Harvard School of Public HealthFRCPC in Public Health & Preventive...

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History of gambling problems found in more than a third of clients served by homelessness organization

Research offers clues for those seeking to better understand, assist or treat homeless Homeless clients using services at Toronto’s Good Shepherd Ministries are nearly nine times more likely to have a history of problem or pathological gambling than the general population, a new study has found. “Intuitively, one might think...

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Student receives CIHR scholarship to study violence against garment workers in Bangladesh

Beyond the long hours and structurally unsafe buildings, female garment factory workers face unrelenting violence that has tremendous impact on their health. That’s why Laila Rahman, a PhD Student in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health’s Social and Behavioral Health Sciences Division, is pursuing a project entitled: "Exploring womens’ perspectives...

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Healthier Cities and Communities Hub website

One of the emerging strategic themes at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health is Healthier Cities and Communities. This theme encompasses education, research, knowledge translation and service activities focused on informing, designing and evaluating solutions for complex urban problems that impact population health. The Healthier Cities and Communities Hub...

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