Conceptualizing and Quantifying the Global Burden of Disease
Dr. Murray is a co-founder of the Global Burden of Disease study, a systematic, scientific effort to quantify the comparative magnitude of health loss from all major diseases, injuries, and risk factors by age, sex, and location over time. Presented by Dr. Christopher J. L. Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) & Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington; 2018 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Recipient. (2018)
Canada should anticipate a resurgence of a childhood respiratory virus as COVID-19 physical distancing measures are relaxed, according to BC Children's Hospital researchers in their commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Congratulations to the BC Children's and University of British Columbia doctoral students who were awarded a prestigious 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
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