Punit Virk

PhD Student

School of Population and Public Health

Faculty of Medicine

Punit is a PhD student at the School of Population & Public Health at UBC, where he recently completed his MSc (’18). Punit’s research interests include young adult mental health (focusing on higher education settings), health measurement, and the evaluation of e-mental health interventions. For his doctoral project, he is developing and evaluating a psychosocial self-assessment and guidance tool for post-secondary students. This work aims to improve the identification of psychosocial concerns among students and connectivity with accessible support, on- and off-campus. Punit holds a UBC Four Year Doctoral Fellowship, and his research has received funding through the UBC Strategic Investment Fund. 

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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