Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

UBCO study determines timely and accurate tremor data can improve virtual appointments

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

A new study led by UBC researchers and the Ontario-based Abilities Centre is sounding the alarm over the damaging effects of COVID-19 for Canadians with disabilities.

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.

2021 Student Health Conference Delivers Virtually

2021 Student Health Conference Delivers Virtually

Congratulations to all student presenters, and to the following students on their award-winning posters.

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.

New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities

New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities

Researchers with the UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) have teamed up with digital health company Curatio to provide Canadians with virtual health support during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Researchers team up to support people with disabilities

Researchers team up to support people with disabilities

For many people, staying active during COVID-19 isolation can be a struggle. More so for people living with disabilities, says UBC Okanagan’s Kathleen Martin Ginis.

UBCO professor simplifies exercise advice for spinal cord injury

UBCO professor simplifies exercise advice for spinal cord injury

A team of researchers has developed an online platform of tried and true resources to help people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) lead a more active life.