In the News

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...

Read more…

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...

Read more…

Dr. Barbara Yaffe talks about Toronto Unvaccinated Report

Interview with Dr. Barbara Yaffe (Adjunct Professor in Dalla Lana Scholl of Public Health) about the Toronto Unvaccinated Report: http://www.cbc.ca/video/news/audioplayer.html?clipid=2382308173.

Read more…

Dean’s Message: May 2013

View in the May 2013 Newsletter

Read more…

Mens Beliefs and Intents Towards Treatment as Prevention

In efforts to stem the rising tide of HIV infection among Canada’s most affected group – men who have sex with men – University of Toronto researchers have completed one of the most innovative, ambitious and comprehensive studies ever of this demographic.Results from this groundbreaking national telephone survey provide...

Read more…

Lyme Disease Risk Increased by Climate Change?

TBC April 24, 2013For immediate releaseLyme disease rate increasing in northern US statesThe incidence of Lyme disease has increased approximately 80% in the United States between 1993 and 2007, although rates vary between states, according to a new study in CMAJ Open. Latitude and population density were correlated with higher...

Read more…

Team led by Professor Kue Young (Dalla Lana School of Public Health) receives $2.5 million CIHR award to conduct research on transforming circumpolar health systems

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has just announced the award of $2,455,600 over 5 years to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health under its Community-Based Primary Health Care team grant program. The award will enable the development of a research program entitled “Transforming Primary Health Care in...

Read more…

Professor Gary Sibbald (Dalla Lana School of Public Health) has won a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee MedalProfessor Gary Sibbald (Dalla Lana School of Public Health) has won a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work in the field of wound care. He is director of the Wound Healing Clinic at Women's College Hospital.

Read more…

Professor James Scott Interviewd on CBC about the Legionnaires outbreak last summer in Quebec City

Professor James Scott Interviewd on CBC about the Legionnaires outbreak last summer in Quebec CityLINK TO INTERVIEW: http://www.radio-canada.ca/emissions/enquete/2012-2013/Reportage.asp?idDoc=279882 The number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Québec City reached a total of 151 cases with 9 deaths as of August 30, 2012.The Quebec government ordered a public inquiry into...

Read more…

DLSPH Professor Jha one of four UofT faculty participating in Harvard/​MIT massive open online course initiative

DLSPH Professor Jha one of four UofT faculty participating in Harvard/MIT massive open on-line course initiativeExcerpt:On the edX platform, U of T will offer four courses in the fall of 2013:Terrestrial Energy Systems – Professor Bryan Karney, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering;Death 101: Reliable Measurement of the Causes of...

Read more…