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  • July 20, 2022

    July 20, 2022

    The Simon Fraser University community deeply mourns the loss of Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian, who dedicated his efforts to giving and improving the lives of children and communities around the world. Dr. Mowafaghian passed away in July 2022 at the age of 95, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and compassion. He will be dearly missed.

  • July 18, 2022

    July 18, 2022

    Kaylee Byers joined FHS as university research associate in January 2022. Her experiences as a science communicator facilitating fun, engaging and accessible knowledge translation for general audiences led Genome BC to tap her as a host for their latest podcast, Nice Genes.

  • July 15, 2022

    July 15, 2022

    Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) alumnus, Dr. Adedolapo Abe-Dada, was accepted into UBC Family Medicine's IMG residency program and began her Canadian clinical training July 1, 2022

Featured alumni

I moderated a panel on behalf of youths, spoke with UNAIDS, the World Health Organization, and the Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute, on the subject of global health crises.

Nicola Toffelmire, MPH

Read more about how Nicola’s studies prepared her for a new role at the World Health Organization.

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