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Dean’s Message: June 2013

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Jessica Dennis DLSPH PhD Epidemiology student and STAGE trainee published in the journal of the British Medical Association

Jessica Dennis DLSPH PhD Epidemiology student and STAGE trainee published in the journal of the British Medical Association

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Dr. Peter Selby and CAMH NDS awarded the inaugural Ivan Silver Innovation Award

Dr. Peter Selby and the CAMH Nicotine Dependence Service (NDS) are excited to report that on May 7th, 2013 they were the recipients of the inaugural Ivan Silver Innovation Award, presented by the University of Toronto’s Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD), in honour of Dr. Ivan Silver,...

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Robin Hurst and Ted Myers of DLSPH honoured with UofT Long Service Award

Robin Hurst and Ted Myers honoured with the Long Service Award on May 14, 2013Robin Hurst, the DLSPH Financial & Business Manager and Ted Myers BA., MSW., MSc., PhD. Professor 'Epidemiology' and Division Head 'Social and Behavioural Health Sciences'were amongst the 356 members of the University of Toronto community...

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Jan Kestle and Vivek Goel – The Need For Good Data

#feature_nav { margin: -75px 0 0 !important; } For The Globe and MailThis morning's census, dimmed by Ottawa, shows the need for good dataJan Kestle and Vivek GoelPublished Tuesday, May. 07, 2013 12:24PM EDTLast updated Wednesday, May. 08, 2013 08:08AM EDTOn Wednesday, Statistics Canada is releasing the first results...

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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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