VIDEO: Dean Howard Hu’s State of the School Address

Watch Dean Howard Hu's State of the School Address delivered on March 8, 2016 at the General Faculty Meeting. Click here to watch video

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Dean’s Leadership Series & University of Toronto Quality Assurance Process Review

Dear DLSPH Community, As a standalone faculty within the University of Toronto, providing community engagement opportunities and participating in cyclical quality assurance reviews are crucial. On February 3, 2016, the Faculty hosted the inaugural Dean’s Leadership Series, a community engagement event at which seven opinion leaders shared their views on...

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VIDEO: Dean’s Leadership Series: Can we Innovate our way to a Sustainable Health System?

Watch the full presentation of the inaugural Dean's Leadership Series featuring keynote speaker Dr. David Naylor, University of Toronto President Emeritus, and an expert panel addressing the question: can we innovate our way to a sustainable health system? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axp5vy_Vg3c Panellists: André Picard, Globe and Mail columnist; Susan Fitzpatrick, Toronto Central LHIN...

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Dalla Lana School of Public Health hosts distinguished panel on health system innovation

An expert panel of thought leaders with distinctive viewpoints on Canada’s healthcare system met on February 3, 2016 at the University of Toronto to address the question: can we innovate our way to a sustainable health system? More than 350 students, alumni, faculty, staff and partners attended the event where...

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New Opportunities in Global Health

Dear colleagues, I’d like to welcome everyone back and extend my wishes for a prosperous new year. Before the close of 2015, several faculty members travelled across the globe leading various global health activities, while many explored ways to help global populations from Toronto. As you know, global health is...

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Supporting ‘Glocal’ Communities this Holiday Season

Dear Colleagues, As the holiday season approaches, I’d like to thank everyone for their incredible contributions in the last year. From the successful transition of the Joint Centre for Bioethics into the School, the poignant and timely Racial Justice Matters student-led conference and the Strategic Planning – Towards 2021 and...

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VIDEO: What is the Role of Schools of Public Health in the 21st Century?

Watch Dean Howard Hu's lecture at McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health on April 29, 2015. Dean Hu was a member of a panel of deans discussing the role of schools of public health in the 21st century. https://youtu.be/1m4KXt4B7Bk?list=PLfMfJihLOASWA6FYHWQHbIf0bJ_4Lk4tH

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Racial Justice at DLSPH and Beyond

The sweeping changes in Canada’s leadership and the Racial Justice Matters conference put on by our students — both just last week — prompted me to think about Canada’s identity  —often  described as a cultural mosaic or a mix of ethnic groups that coexist within society — and how we...

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DLSPH moving closer towards an undergraduate major in Global Public Health Equity and Innovation

Dear colleagues, As we begin a new academic year, I am pleased to provide an update on our School’s planned undergraduate program, a new education initiative led by Professors Abdallah Daar and Andrea Cortinois.  The program will be a main subject of discussion at the first General Faculty Meeting of...

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Public health leader discusses big data for health in Brazil

On August 28, 2015, Professor Howard Hu travelled to São Paulo, Brazil to present a new research perspective on big data for population health and cultivate partnerships with public health and clinical leaders at the University of São Paulo and local medical centres. “Brazil’s rapid expansion in public health infrastructure...

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