Dr. Steve Mathias discussed homelessness in youth, and Dr. Chris Richardson gave a presentation on the impact of a history of foster care on youth enrolled in an intensive case management program.
MSFHR Trainee Program
On November 2, MSFHR posted full application details for their 2016 Trainee Program competition for postdoctoral fellowship awards. Letters of intent are due on December 4, with full applications submitted by February 9, 2016. Visit their website for more information.
The deadline for the 2016 Scholar Program competition for early stage researchers and health professionals was November 6; full applications are due December 15.
Research on healthy aging
The latest issue of Spark, MSFHR’s online newsletter, features research on healthy aging, including projects by CHÉOS Scientists Drs. Linda Li on improving brain health, and Rick Sawatzky on integrating a palliative approach into the health system.
Japan’s International Contribution to International Health
On Thursday, November 12, the UBC School of Population and Public Health is co-sponsoring a special lecture with Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa from Japan. The talk is open to all. Visit our website for information about this event.
Tuan Le’s last day with the CTN was November 2. We would like to thank him for his contributions throughout the duration of his contract.
Please also join us in thanking Shifana Premji and Michelle Jones for their work at CHÉOS and the CTN in the clinical trials department.