Master of Public Health
Researcher, expert combat conspiracies with facts

Researcher, expert combat conspiracies with facts

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated its own mythology – much of it untrue – among those seeking a community of like-minded believers. But these wild theories and conspiracies are more than harmless fun. In fact, warn Western experts, they can endanger or cost lives.

Pandemic offers real-time case study for students

Pandemic offers real-time case study for students

Each day, Yun (Cherry) Lee watches as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. As one of Schulich Medicine and Dentistry’s 63 Master of Public Health students, she is paying close attention to how the country is managing the crisis.

MPH student finds focus in grey areas

MPH student finds focus in grey areas

Working alongside volunteer agencies in Vancouver’s downtown eastside, Master of Public Health (MPH) candidate Nour Kachouh realized she wanted to dedicate her work to supporting people who are most impacted by oppression and marginalization.

BURST funds offer boost to medical startups

BURST funds offer boost to medical startups

A pair of fledgling London-based medical startups are prepared to further test the viability of their ideas in the marketplace, all in an effort to improve patient outcomes across the country, following their graduation from the Western Medical Innovation Fellowship.

Public Health Program gets stamp of approval

Public Health Program gets stamp of approval

After three years of preparation, Western’s Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health’s Master of Public Health Program (MPH) has received accreditation for five years from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), making it the first program in the...

Syrian refugees to benefit from centre repurposing

Syrian refugees to benefit from centre repurposing

Students from Western’s Masters of Public Health (MPH) program are hoping to smooth the transition of Syrian refugees into Canadian society through a unique partnership in Huron County. In partnership with the Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health, MPH students...

Inaugural class takes its place in the world

Inaugural class takes its place in the world

From a young age, Gracia Mabaya knew she wanted to play a role in improving health care and living conditions around the world. Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she watched other children dying from what should have been preventable diseases. For her, a...