Community engagement is an integral component to our research design and implementation. Our investigators are focused on new discoveries that can directly benefit the health and well-being of Canadians. Learn more about current studies and how to get involved.
exploring post-cancer treatment across Interior
An interdisciplinary team of researchers, oncologists, family physicians, and Southern Medical Program students is exploring ways to optimize post-cancer treatment across the BC Interior.
Family physicians in the Interior Health region who provide post-treatment cancer care are invited to participate and share their experiences.
COACH Health Promotion Study
Dr. Brodie Sakakabira has launched a new virtual health coaching project that pairs seniors (65 years plus) with a student health coach to undergo an in-depth assessment of chronic disease risks factors and formulate a personalized healthy lifestyle plan.
Participants connect with a UBC medical students by phone or videoconference for six coaching sessions and receive ongoing advice and support.
National COVID-19 Disability Survey
In partnership with the Abilities Centre, the COVID-19 Disability Survey is designed to record the experiences, concerns and needs of people with disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery period.
The survey’s findings will provide important information to help communities ensure that COVID-19 response strategies meet the needs of people of all abilities.