DLSPH Open: A Brief Update on COVID

Dear DLSPH Community, We normally don’t publish our School Bulletin during the summer months, but these are not normal times. In this issue, you can catch up on the many ways our faculty, students and alumni are involved in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic through research, education and public engagement. (I’m...

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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: Taking care of ourselves and others during COVID-​19

Dear Colleagues, As we continue to adapt our teaching, research and service activities in response to COVID-19 and its related challenges, I am proud of how the DLSPH community has demonstrated resiliency and come together to support each other. Adapting to significant change and uncertainty has an impact on productivity...

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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 Open: Audrey Laporte appointed IHPME Director & Student Mental Health

Dear Colleagues, Last month, I announced Professor Audrey Laporte’s appointment to Director of IHPME for a five-year term. Strong leadership for IHPME is imperative and I am thrilled to work in partnership with Audrey to expand the Institute’s global footprint. In addition to Audrey’s internationally recognized scholarship in dynamic microeconomic...

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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: Interdisciplinary Research Teams

Dear Colleagues, One of the most important components of our Academic Plan is to create and nurture clusters of experts that will tackle critical challenges in public health and health systems in partnership with colleagues across the School, University and health systems, locally and globally. Ultimately, we hope these Interdisciplinary...

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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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