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Welcome to PHIRC
The Population Health and Inequities Research Centre, known as PHIRC, aims to serve as an intellectual hub for scholarship and constructive exchange of views and expertise pertaining to population health and inequities. Through a confluence of the social sciences, the humanities, and the health sciences, the aspiration of PHIRC is to build capacity to improve population health outcomes and to reduce inequity in people's daily lives.
PHIRC is a Faculty of Medicine Centre within the Institute for Public Health at the University of Calgary. Members include faculty affiliated with several faculties and departments at the University of Calgary, as well as researchers and decision-makers with Alberta Health Services, other governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
PHIRC embodies the vision of "better health" and the priority theme of "improved population health" in the Institute for Public Health.
Population Health and Inequities Research Centre
Institute for Public Health
University of Calgary
3rd Floor, TRW Building
3280 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 4Z6
tel: (403) 210-9316
fax: (403) 210-3818
The Population Health & Inequities Research Centre (PHIRC) within the Institute for Public Health (IPH) welcomes Postdoctoral Fellows to apply for affiliation with our Centre. For more information, please see the application guidelines.
Congratulations to the following winners of the Inaugural PHIRC Trainee Publication Prize in Population Health & Inequities
||Title of article
||Link to abstract
||Dr. Gil Kaplan
||Risk of surgery for inflammatory bowel diseases has decreased over time: a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies
||Dr. Lynn McIntyre/
Dr. Lindsay McLaren
|Does integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) training improve the skills of health workers? A systematic review and meta-analysis
||Dr. Wilfreda Thurston
||A unifying framework for depression: bridging the major biological and psychosocial theories through stress
|Keri Jo Sawka
||Dr. Gavin McCormack
||Friendship networks and physical activity and sedentary behavior among youth: a systematized review
||Dr. Melanie Rock
||Dog-walking and sense of community in neighborhoods: Implications for promoting regular physical activity in adults 50 years and older