Academic Events

Douglas R. Wilson Lecture

This annual lecture series is a signature event of the School. It is named in honour of Douglas R. Wilson, former dean of the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and former senior advisor to the dean of the School of Public Health.

This is Public Health Week

This is Public Health Week is an annual event that showcases the research and practice work of faculty, staff and students in the School of Public Health.

This is Public Health Lectures

If we reimagine how we use and reuse water, will this help to sustain our water and sanitation systems? What misconceptions do people have about addictions, and how can we work to address the health needs of those who are at risk?

This biannual public lecture series explores the many facets of public health and the work being done by School researchers to protect and improve the health of populations. These lectures are open to everyone and members of the public are encouraged to attend.

For information about past lectures, as well as what's coming up next, visit Lecture Series.

Professional Development and Skills Workshops

Several workshops that focus on professional development and practical workplace skills are available to various groups of students in the School of Public Health. These workshops are in addition to program curriculum. They include the following:


  • Field Practicum and Capping Course Sessions
  • Career Management and Job Search Strategies Series
  • Skills Workshops