SPPH professor wins CPHA International Award

Jerry Spiegel received the Canadian Public Health Association’s (CPHA) 2011 International Award at the annual CPHA conference in Montreal on June 21, 2011. Spiegel is an associate professor in the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) and the director of the Global Health Research Program in the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC.

This award provides CPHA with the opportunity to recognize contributions to promoting public health in resource-poor societies through the development of healthy public policy, strengthening of primary health care services, promotion of the value of equity in access to health promoting environments, and/or the enhancement of community participation.

Spiegel has been in the forefront of promoting public health globally, and particularly equity in access to health-promoting environments and community participation.

For more details, visit http://www.cpha.ca/en/conferences/conf2011/awards.aspx