Uncategorized

Rising Star – Certificate of Excellence

Rising Star – Certificate of Excellence

Liisa Waiman has been recognized with the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Rising Star – Certificate of Excellence.

Graduate Student Q&A: Nathan Adams

Graduate Student Q&A: Nathan Adams

Meet Graduate Student Nathan Adams. His research focus is investigating sedentary behaviour among people with spinal cord injury.

Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis named to the Royal Society of Canada for 2023

Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis named to the Royal Society of Canada for 2023

Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis, a professor in the UBC faculty of medicine’s department of medicine and CCDPM Director, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for 2023.

West Lab hosts research launch event at UBC Okanagan

West Lab hosts research launch event at UBC Okanagan

In early June, Dr. Chris West’s lab hosted a launch event at UBC Okanagan with research and industry partners for his recently awarded Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Alliance Grant.

Study: Physical Activity in Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Interior BC

Study: Physical Activity in Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Interior BC

Being more active might be related to better blood glucose levels in people with diabetes, which is important to optimize health outcomes. Little is known about how active children with diabetes are, or why they are active (or not).

Study: What’s it like being a teen with diabetes?

Study: What’s it like being a teen with diabetes?

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in children and youth. There are a lot of things one has to take care of everyday when living with diabetes. Sometimes this can lead to ‘diabetes distress’, which refers to the emotional burden of living with diabetes.

New study explores physical activity levels for children with physical and/or sensory disabilities

Parents of children with developmental disabilities needed for study exploring the context of when and where children with developmental disabilities are active in British Columbia.      

Advancing Health Science and Quality Improvement in Interior Health Region

Advancing Health Science and Quality Improvement in Interior Health Region

From enhancing primary care for cancer patients to monitoring compliance with screening guidelines for cervical and breast cancer, researchers and students at UBC Okanagan have combined forces with health care professionals to tackle current and emerging health care challenges.

UBC researchers receive large funding boost from U.S. Department of Defense

UBC researchers receive large funding boost from U.S. Department of Defense

The United States Department of Defense has provided over $2M ($1.65M USD) to support ongoing research exploring the optimization of blood pressure management in newly-injured spinal cord injury (SCI) patients.

A mid adult female doctor has a serious discussion with a senior female patient. The doctor is wearing a protective face mask.

Family physicians needed for study exploring post-cancer treatment across Interior Health region

Interdisciplinary team of researchers, oncologists, family physicians, and Southern Medical Program students is exploring ways to optimize the integration of family physicians in post-cancer treatment across the BC Interior.