Police violence is a public health issue. It has an immediate impact but it also has a profound and long-term impact on stress, mental health and other social determinants of health in too many communities today.
The Dalla Lana School of Public Health recognizes the importance of diverse perspectives while serving populations with specific and unique needs. It launched the DLSPH Access and Outreach Program in February 2019 with a goal to inspire young leaders from underrepresented communities to pursue careers in public health.
From closing the gap in Indigenous health to shaping healthy public policy, find out how you can support our students and faculty in improving health and health systems across the globe.
Photo: Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health Naming Ceremony & Feast (March 2015)
Meaningful collaboration across disciplines is crucial to public health success, that’s why DLSPH hosts six research, training and service hubs in health systems, global health, qualitative research, bioethics, vaccines and Indigenous health.