Summer institute trains global scholars in mortality measurement

DLSPH hosts QES-SAVE Global Summer Institute to build mortality measurement systems and improve health research capacity Earlier this summer, DLSPH’s Office of Global Public Health Education and Training in partnership with the Centre for Global Health Research hosted the first Queen Elizabeth Scholars-Statistical Alliance for Vital Events (QES-SAVE) Research Summer...

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Improving the Health and Well-​Being of Women: MSc Student Maria Cusimano one of 10 distinguished Women’s Health Scholars

By: Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation Maria Cusimano, a Master’s student in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation’s Clinical Epidemiology program, is a recipient of the 2018-19 Women’s Health Scholars Award presented by the Council of Ontario Universities, recognizing research that...

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Peggy Leatt 2018 Award Winner: A Conversation with Robyn Tamblyn

By: Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation Robyn Tamblyn, Scientific Director of CIHR-Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, has been named the recipient of the 2018 IHPME Peggy Leatt Award, recognizing her tremendous work in the development of transformative evidence that has sought...

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Laura Rosella receives funding injection from Connaught Fund

Laura Rosella, associate professor of epidemiology at DLSPH, is receiving $250,000 to launch a global network to advance innovative research and training in predictive analytics to address pressing global population health challenges. Her project is one of four University of Toronto projects sharing almost $1 million in funding from this...

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DLSPH MPH Student Assists with Health Work-​Force Survey in Haiti with Canadian Medical NGO

By: Mary Rideout, Dr. Andrew Furey and Nicholas Moroz (MPH candidate, 2019) Nicholas Moroz, a DLSPH MPH Health Promotion student, spent a week this Summer supporting a Canadian medical relief initiative called Team Broken Earth (TBE) in Porte au Prince, Haiti. TBE is a Canadian orthopedic surgical NGO which has...

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Two Public Health Alumni Receive U of T Arbor Award

By: Francoise Makanda, Communications Officer, DLSPH Anne-Marie Landis-Groom and Jennifer Mary Bell received an Arbor Award on July 1, 2018 in recognition for their tremendous generosity and contributions to the experience of U of T students, faculty, staff and alumni. The Arbor Awards recognize alumni who personify the very best...

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Summer Mentorship Program Gets World Cup Fever as it Tackles the Basics of Public Health

By: Francoise Makanda, Communications Officer, DLSPH A viral disease spreads through Qatar as it hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the most watched and anticipated sporting event in the world. Its presence threatens the livelihood of everyone involved: performers, players, fans and venue workers are at high-risk of contracting the...

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Laura Rosella named a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

Laura Rosella was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in recognition for her significant contributions to evidence-based public health policy and health system reform. A public health policy researcher, teacher and mentor, she’s had a tremendous impact on students, faculty and partners at the DLSPH and on Canada’s...

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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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Philanthropist and social entrepreneur Dr. Michael Dan receives honorary degree

By: Geoffrey Vendeville, U of T News Canada's Indigenous Peoples face a litany of health problems, from higher rates of diabetes and smoking to malnutrition and infant mortality. There's no simple solution, but researchers at the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health are looking to make a difference. They have produced research...

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