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DLSPH Open: Gratitude for our Frontline Health Workers

Dear students, faculty members and staff, In the midst of this newest COVID-19 wave, I am so grateful for the heroism of our front-line health workers and the dedication of all who choose to teach, study and work in public health and health systems. At a time like this, it...

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DLSPH Open: Key Global Health Appointments

Dear students, staff, alumni and faculty members, I am delighted to announce two key global health appointments that will strengthen our School’s commitment to researching and educating in the area of global health equity, particularly in the analysis of policy interventions and in strengthening public health systems. Prof. Erica Di Ruggiero, Director of DLSPH’s Centre for Global Health, has been named...

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DLSPH Open: The Second Wave

Dear students, staff, alumni and faculty members, As I write this, we are heading quickly into a second COVID-19 wave. My thoughts are with the health providers, policy analysts, and public health professionals who are dealing with this outbreak. I have heard from many of you that this is a...

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DLSPH Open: The New Doctor of Public Health

Dear Colleagues, Having worked in both government and academia, I’ve long felt the need for deeper educational offerings that bridge these very different worlds to improve public health. Now, I’m pleased to share that a new DLSPH degree program will break fresh ground in this sphere. Our much-anticipated Doctor of...

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DLSPH Open: Welcoming 2020 with research successes, faculty growth and community engagement

Dear Colleagues, I hope everyone had a restful holiday break and is settling into the New Year. There are a number of exciting opportunities and events in the DLSPH community to kick off the winter term and I am pleased to provide an overview of a few of them. First,...

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DLSPH Open: Mental Health at DLSPH

Dear colleagues, Over the last several months, mental health concerns were brought to the forefront at the University. I would like to acknowledge a number of individuals and initiatives that all members of our community can engage in to support their own — and each other’s — mental health and...

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DLSPH Open: Meet our four new faculty members

Dear colleagues, This summer, four stellar faculty members began academic appointments at the DLSPH. Growing our community of scholars creates exciting new learning opportunities for our graduate students, opens the door to interdisciplinary research discovery, and is critical to delivering on our Academic Plan. I am delighted to welcome and...

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DLSPH Open: Welcome Back!

Dear colleagues, It’s good to see the halls and elevators so crowded with people again! Welcome back to the faculty and students returning from fieldwork around the world or a well-deserved break. Welcome to our 13 new postdoctoral fellows and to our four newest faculty members: Roberta Timothy, SBHS Amaya...

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Final Thoughts from DLSPH’s Inaugural Dean

It is with decidedly mixed feelings that I write my final Dean’s Message as the inaugural Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.  I am tremendously proud of the School’s accomplishments over the last five years and the progress we’ve made together in achieving our vision: to be...

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Dr. France Gagnon named Associate Dean of Research

Dr. France Gagnon, Canada Research Chair in Genetic Epidemiology and Associate Professor of Epidemiology, is DLSPH’s new Associate Dean of Research as of June 1, 2017. “I am delighted to welcome France to the Faculty’s leadership team in this important role where she will further our diverse research portfolio of...

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