DLSPH Open: CPTP Transition & Increasing Equity and Inclusion

Dear colleagues, I’m pleased to provide updates on two important priorities for our community: the completed transition of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project into the DLSPH and the launch of an equity and inclusion climate review for the School. As of April 1, 2019, the DLSPH has assumed all...

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DLSPH Open: Office of Research Expands its Footprint and Impact

Dear colleagues, Research conducted by members of the DLSPH community has a tremendous impact on public health and health systems. From identifying the causes of premature mortality to patterns of hospital readmission in Ontario, DLSPH faculty, post-docs, students, staff, alumni and partners are conducting research that is rigorous and innovative....

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DLSPH Open: Academic Plan Update & Strategic Planning Retreat

Dear colleagues, Over the last few months, the DLSPH community has engaged in an academic planning process to develop an overarching strategic direction for the School from 2019 to 2024. As our first academic plan since becoming a faculty, it is critical for us to reinforce our shared vision and...

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DLSPH Open: New brand invites you to Join us on the Forefront of Change in Health

Dear colleagues, A year and a half ago, the DLSPH embarked on the first Faculty-wide branding exercise to refine our story as a leading school of public health and health systems. Thanks to the hard work of our community, this week we’ve launched our refreshed narrative and visual identity along...

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DLSPH Open: Advancement Excellence

Dear colleagues, Over the last few months, we’ve discussed the DLSPH’s fiscal snapshot with faculty, staff and School Council. The upshot: the School is in solid financial standing, thanks to a strong Academic Budget Review complimented by outstanding efforts led by all members of the DLSPH community. Four years ago,...

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DLSPH Open: Creating a Strong Academic Plan for the DLSPH

Academic planning is an integral part of the University of Toronto ecosystem and I am pleased to share that this fall, the DLSPH initiated an academic planning process to complete a plan covering 2019 to 2024. The DLSPH has enjoyed tremendous growth and success since transitioning from a school to...

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DLSPH Open: Addressing Anti-​Black Racism

Dear colleagues, The DLSPH strives to create an inclusive environment for all students, staff and faculty and is working collaboratively to deeply engage with systemic issues of anti-Black racism and discrimination through consultations with faculty, student and alumni leaders. With support from Professor Arjumand Siddiqi, we have initiated conversations with...

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DLSPH Open: Welcome to the 2018-​19 Academic Year

Dear colleagues, I am delighted to welcome everyone to the 2018-19 Academic Year, and a warm welcome to the more than 485 incoming students to the Graduate Department of Public Health Sciences and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. A message to our new cohort joining us this month:...

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DLSPH Open: Our leadership, milestones and refreshed narrative

Dear colleagues, I’d like to thank the DLSPH community for a tremendous year and I’m grateful to accept the appointment as Dean of the DLSPH. We’ve achieved a lot together and I’d like to congratulate our students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners for their hard work and achievements that move...

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DLSPH Open: 2017-​18 Annual Report invites you to Join Us on the Forefront of Change in Health

Dear colleagues, I am pleased to share the Dalla Lana School of Public Health’s 2017-18 Annual Report, “Join Us on the Forefront of Change in Health,” a reflection of the life of our Faculty’s over the last year and our shared impact on health and health systems. The forefront of...

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