Work in Progress Seminar
Patient-centred care: Improving outcomes and saving costs?
Dr. Nick Bansback 12:00–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Details
Work in Progress Seminar
Dr. Verena Strehlau 12:00–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Details
Current issues in clinical and nursing informatics
Drs. Leanne Currie & Elizabeth Borycki 2:00–3:00 PM, New Lecture Theatre (Rm 1477), St. Paul’s Hospital Or by Webinar
Workshop: Telehealth, eHealth and mobile advances
BC Alliance on Telehealth Policy and Research 11:30 AM–4:30 PM, St. Paul’s Register
PRECISION: Preventing Complications from Inflammatory Skin, Joint and Bowel Conditions
CHÉOS Scientists Drs. Linda Li and Carlo Marra are Co-Investigators on a 5-year team grant from CIHR to study preventing complications from inflammatory skin, joint and bowel conditions (PRECISION). Dr. John Esdaile, a Professor of UBC’s Division of Rheumatology, is the study’s Principal Investigator.
CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Linda Lialso discussed her research endeavours to develop and test methods to optimize mobility independence in older adults using digital media in this Q&A on the Providence Health Care website.
PhD Candidate wins second in thesis competition
UBC School of Population and Public Health PhD Candidate Stephanie Harvard won second place in the Western Canada Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. During the competition, organized by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies, graduate students must present their thesis before a live audience in three minutes, with one slide and no props. Ms. Harvard will represent Western Canada and present her thesis, “Does Quality of Care Influence Health and Costs? A Study in ‘Spondylo’-Arthritis,” at the national 3MT Competition. Best of luck, Stephanie!
The Vancouver Suninterviewed CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Larry Lynd on the use of genome sequencing to help determine drug effectiveness.
Centre for Excellence in
Learn about the UBC Faculty of Medicine Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health, which opened in early 2014. CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Martin Schechter and UNBC general and endocrine surgeon Dr. Nadine Caron are Co-Directors of the Centre, which exists to support and develop Aboriginal health programs, curriculum, research and advocacy with Aboriginal communities and partners.
On behalf of all of us at CHÉOS, we would like to wish Dr. Carlo Marra all the best in his new appointment beginning this summer as Dean and Professor of Memorial University’s School of Pharmacy.