Arjumand Siddiqi appointed Epidemiology Division Head

Arjumand Siddiqi was appointed Head of the Division of Epidemiology in the Graduate Department of Public Health Sciences at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health on March 20, 2020. Siddiqi is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Canada Research Chair in Population Health Equity. She also holds appointments in...

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‘The window for action is right now’: U of T epidemiologist on the effectiveness of social distancing

As the new coronavirus continues to spread, authorities around the world are encouraging people to limit their contact with others in an effort to stem the tide. On Tuesday, for example, Ontario declared a state of emergency and announced 11 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 180. Alberta also declared...

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DLSPH appoints Dionne Gesink as Acting Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Dionne Gesink was appointed Acting Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health on March 10, 2020. Gesink is a Professor of Epidemiology whose work focuses on generating new knowledge on restoring healthy relationships with a focus on the social epidemiology of sexual and reproductive...

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With new federal funding, U of T researchers aid global effort to understand and control COVID-​19

by Geoffrey Vendeville The University of Toronto and affiliated institutions will receive almost $6 million for research projects related to COVID-19, with another $2.7 million to campus-based researchers, while $3.13 million will go to U of T researchers at affiliated hospitals – part of a $27 million federal investment in research related to the...

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DLSPH Open: DLSPH launches a new Centre for Global Health

Dear Colleagues, Last week, the DLSPH hosted a lecture and reception to celebrate the launch of the DLSPH’s School-wide Centre for Global Health. As one of the top schools of public health, it is critical for the DLSPH to have a critical mass of scholars exploring problems through a global...

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DLSPH welcomes global health powerhouse Nísia Trindade Lima to launch new Centre for Global Health

Global health is public health. With tremendous breadth and expertise in a diverse set of global health issues, DLSPH faculty, alumni and collaborators have cultivated strong partnerships with leading global institutions and public health leaders. As the Office of Global Public Health Education and Training transitions into DLSPH’s new Centre...

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Race Health and Happiness: U of T Professor Launches Podcast on Race and Wellbeing

by Françoise Makanda, Communications Officer at DLSPH A new podcast that aims to help racialized people thrive and stay well hits the airways today with its host U of T Professor Onye Nnorom. “It’s not a podcast where we start explaining racism and if there is any in Canada. The...

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DLSPH welcomes Ophelia Michaelides as Manager of the Centre for Global Health

Ophelia Michaelides joined the Dalla Lana School of Public Health as Manager of the new School-wide Centre for Global Health on January 27, 2020. Ophelia is a public health professional with experience in global health, health system strengthening, family medicine and primary health care. Through her previous management positions at...

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Major international public policy conference APPAM 2020, to be hosted at DLSPH

by Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator at IHPME Joining co-host American University, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health is pleased to welcome the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) this summer from July 23-24. This is the first time that this renowned international policy conference will...

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IHPME launches inaugural AI in Health Certificate

by Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator at IHPME As part of IHPME’s continuing education programming, the new AI in Health Certificate is a flagship component of an initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the health sector, which is being championed by the Institute. Developed by faculty members Emily Seto...

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