In the News

Beth McCarthy, joins the DLSPH as Director of Advancement

Dear DLSPH faculty, students, staff, alumni and other stakeholders I am delighted to announce a new member of our administrative leadership team.  On March 31, Beth McCarthy will join us full-time as our inaugural Director of Advancement, in which position she will play a central role in launching the Faculty’s...

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Visit by candidate for new epidemiology faculty

The first candidate, Roman Pabayo, in our search for epidemiology faculty will be visiting us on January 28-29. Roman Pabayo is currently a Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his Doctoral Degree in...

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Nicole Bodnar, the first DLSPH Director of Communications

Dear DLSPH Faculty, Students, Staff, Alumni and other stakeholders,I am extremely pleased to announce a key addition to our administrative leadership team. As of January 20, Nicole Bodnar will come on board full-time as our first Director of Communications. She will play a central role in developing and implementing an...

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Global Effects of Smoking, of Quitting, and of Taxing Tobacco

Dalla Lana School of Public Health Professor Dr. Prabhat Jha’s study Global Effects of Smoking, of Quitting, and of Taxing Tobacco published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that tripling tobacco taxes around the world could reduce the number of smokers by 433.3 million people and prevent 200...

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Dean’s Message: January/​February 2014

View in the January/February 2014 Newsletter

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Dr. Adalsteinn Brown appointed to the new Ontario Health Innovation Council

Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, Director, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana Chair in Public Health Policy, as well as Head of the Division of Public Health Policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, has been appointed to the new Ontario Health Innovation Council,...

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Application For The WDP Program Now Available

The Work Disability Prevention (WDP) CIHR Strategic Training Program, directed by Professor Patrick Loisel MD, is a part-time three year program intended for PhD students, Post-Docs, and Young Researchers and includes four main educational activities: online courses, intensive in-class summer sessions focused on one of the following themes: methodological, sociopolitical,...

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Two DLSPH Faculty elected to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Public Health Association

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Congratulations to Professor Lori Ferris Associate Vice-​President for Research Oversight and Compliance

FROM: Professor Paul Young, Vice-President, Research and InnovationsDATE: 17 October 2012RE: Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and ComplianceI am pleased to let you know that the University has approved a new position of Associate Vice-President for Research Oversight and Compliance. I am also happy to inform you that Professor Lori Ferris,...

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President of UofT: Message on Typhoon Haiyan

November 13, 2013To members of the University of Toronto community:We have watched news of Typhoon Haiyan’s vast and devastating impact in the Philippines with growing distress and overwhelming sadness. On behalf of the entire University of Toronto community, I wish to extend our most profound sympathies to those suffering from...

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