Dean’s Message: March 2015

Dear colleagues, I am delighted to announce that the official name of the School’s Institute for Indigenous Health is now the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health. The Institute is among the first of its kind in the world and was created at the School in June 2014 with a $10-million...

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Dean’s Message: February 2015

We have seen a remarkable rise of infectious diseases in the last year.  From the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to the resurgence of measles in North America, it is clear that public health education is crucial now more than ever. One of the unique challenges about public health is...

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Dean’s Message: November/​December 2014

As we approach the holiday break, I’ve reflected on the last year and feel tremendously proud of our School. This autumn in particular was a busy time for our School’s faculty, staff, alumni and students. I often mention our steep growth trajectory and this was very true this fall with...

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Dean’s Message: October 2014

When preparing for my General Faculty Meeting presentation on October 22, I felt an overwhelming sense of pride in our School’s tremendous accomplishments since achieving faculty status 15 months ago. From the IHPME transition, the Big Data workshop, Michael and Amira Dan’s $10-million gift and the Global Health Summit, the...

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Welcome back, Dalla Lana School of Public Health Community

It is with great joy that I see the Dalla Lana School of Public Health community spring back to life this fall.  One of the things that I enjoy most about kicking off the new school year is giving the Introduction to Public Health: Past, Present and Future lecture to...

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Two U of T health powerhouses unite to make a greater collective impact on public health

By Nicole Bodnar On July 1, 2014, the University of Toronto's  Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation moved from the Faculty of Medicine to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. This transition creates one of the world’s largest public health schools with a shared vision of improving health...

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Within Reach of Everyone: The Birth, Maturity and Renewal of Public Health at U of T

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Prevention is the foundation of public health and Canada once boasted one of the strongest and most innovative public health systems in the world. Toronto in particular has a dramatic history of public health leadership, research and education, and this...

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Dean’s Message: March/​April 2014

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Dean’s Message: January/​February 2014

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Dean’s Message: November/​December 2013

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