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Thanks and Best Wishes to Dr. Fran Scott

The Division of Clinical Public Health and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health would like to express sincere thanks and best wishes to Dr. Fran Scott who is embarking on a new role at McMaster University. Professor Scott is an exemplary leader in public health education. She was the...

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The Division of Clinical Public Health Welcomes New Program Directors

The Division of Clinical Public Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Drs. Barry Pakes and Onye Nnorom as Program Director and Associate Program Director of the Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency Program at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health effective July 1, 2014. Barry Pakes is...

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Q&A: Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation joins the Dalla Lana School of Public Health

On July 1, 2014, the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation’s home faculty will shift from the Faculty of Medicine to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, which achieved Faculty status at U of T on July 1, 2013. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners can refer to...

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Two U of T health powerhouses unite to make a greater collective impact on public health

On July 1, 2014, the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation’s home faculty will shift from the Faculty of Medicine to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.  This transition creates one of the world’s largest public health schools with a shared vision of improving health and health systems....

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Two U of T health powerhouses unite to make a greater collective impact on public health

By Nicole Bodnar On July 1, 2014, the University of Toronto's  Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation moved from the Faculty of Medicine to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. This transition creates one of the world’s largest public health schools with a shared vision of improving health...

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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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