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The PHSA has developed a new initiative to recognize students who have made outstanding contributions to the DLSPH community. Students, staff, and faculty can nominate a student for the Student of the Month Award.

Click here to nominate a student

Kyle Lee

Kyle Lee, MPH Family & Community Medicine (February 2018)

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Sandra D’Souza

Sandra D’Souza, MPH Health Promotion (January 2018)

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Sarah Buchan, PhD Epidemiology candidate

Sarah Buchan, PhD Epidemiology (December 2017)

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Erika Pulfer, MPH Health Promotion (November 2017)

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Kuan Liu, PhD Biostatistics (October 2017)

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Anya Archer, MPH Health Promotion (September 2017)


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Nominees must be currently enrolled in DLSPH in a Master or Doctoral Program.
  2. Nominees may only be awarded Student of the Month once in any given academic year.
  3. Nominees must demonstrate at least one of the following criteria:
    1. Commitment to excellence in community engagement and development at the DLSPH
    2. Contributions to improving the DLSPH environment, learning culture, and society in general, and inspiring others to do the same.
    3. Commitment to positive culture at the DLSPH
    4. Passion for, and dedication towards a community health-related cause
    5. Demonstrates social responsibility and commitment to social justice
    6. Leadership, innovation and excellence in the application of knowledge to practice


If recognized as Student of the Month students will be featured on the DLSPH website and monthly newsletter, PHSA’s social media, as well as awarded a gift card to the UofT Bookstore.

Selected Students

Selected Student of the Month recipients must complete the Q&A Form and submit a photo for social media.

Student of the Month Q&A Form