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Jerry Spiegel

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine;
Liu Institute for Global Issues, Faculty of Arts

Name: Jerry Spiegel
Title: Professor, Co-Lead, Global and Indigenous Health Theme, and Co-Director, Global Health Research Program
Degrees: PhD (2000) University of Manitoba, MSc (1986) University of Toronto, MA (1976) McGill University
Office: 430-2206 East Mall
Phone: (604) 822-1398
Fax: (604) 822-9210
Email: jerry.spiegel@ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Effects of globalization on health
  • Ecosystem approach to human health
  • Understanding and addressing influences of physical and social environments on health
  • Global health and human security
  • Economic evaluation of interventions
  • Health and equity in Latin America
  • International Health
  • Equity and Health

Current Research

  • Applying an ecosystem approach to sustainably prevent and control dengue in Centro Habana, Cuba [IDRC]
  • Effective Methods for Preventing & Controlling Vector-borne Diseases in the Americas & Knowledge Translation [CIHR]
  • Building an Eco-Health Community of Practice in Latin America and the Caribbean [IDRC]
  • Sustainably managing environmental health risks in Ecuador (6 year program) [CIDA]
  • A collaborative Cuban-Mexican-Canadian pilot study of the impact of tourism on gender and health in coastal communities [CIHR]
  • Developing methodology to understand the Cuban Paradox: A pilot study on the determinants of health in Cuba [CIHR]
  • Inter-Sectoral Collaboration in Securing Excellent Health Outcome: A multi-methods study of the approach to environmental health in Cuba’s healthcare system [CIHR]
  • Evaluation of OECD Country Policies for Environmental Effects on Children’s Health [Health Canada]

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