VIDEO: John R. Evans Lectureship in Global Health by Dr. Prabhat Jha

Watch the full John R. Evans Lectureship in Global Health by Dr. Prabhat Jha on June, 3 2016 at the MaRS Discovery District. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Click here for event photos

Read more…

Waakebiness-​Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health to celebrate two-​year anniversary

As the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health — the world’s first privately endowed research institute dedicated to the health of Indigenous peoples — approaches its two-year anniversary, I am pleased to share the Institute’s progress. Launched on June 21, 2014 with a $10-million gift from Drs. Michael and Amira Dan,...

Read more…

How DLSPH is leveraging big data to address health inequity

I would like to thank everyone who attended the General Faculty Meeting on March 8, 2016 at which I gave my first State of the School address.  Following my presentation, David Henry gave a talk entitled: Changing Landscape of Population Health Data in Ontario. Big data for Population Health is...

Read more…

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

Read more…

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...

Read more…

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...

Read more…

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...

Read more…

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...

Read more…

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...

Read more…

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

Read more…