Jan 13, 20, 22
PHC Practice-Based Research Challenge Info Sessions
Various Locations Details
Jan 27 Work in Progress Seminar:
Mindfulness and Compassion in Clinical Practice
Dr. Josie Geller 12:00 PM–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Details
Feb 9 & 10 E-Mental Health Conference Child & Family Research Institute
938 West 28th Avenue Details
Feb 10 Work in Progress Seminar
Dr. Joel Singer 12:00 PM–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Details
Feb 10 & 11
Heart + Lung FEST
Scientific Symposium Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Details
Feb 24 Work in Progress Seminar
Dr. Patti Janssen 12:00 PM–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Details
Feb 24 to 26
Quality Forum 2016 Hyatt Regency Vancouver Details
Inpatient Sepsis: Early Identification and Treatment
Beena Parappilly and Chantale Pamplin 2:00 PM–3:00 PM, Cullen Family Lecture Theatre (Rm 1477) Or by Webinar
Canada needs a national dementia strategy
Dr. Howard Feldman, Executive Associate Dean, Research at the Faculty of Medicine at UBC, and Dr.Carole Estabrooks, Professor at the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta, wrote an op-ed in the Calgary Herald calling for a national strategy to treat patients with dementia.
Dr. Dodek to visit Thailand’s Chiang Mai University
CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Peter Dodek will be spending a week in Thailand this month as a visiting professor at Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Medicine. Learn more about Dr. Dodek’s visit on our website.
Relationships important to kids’ well-being
CHÉOS Researcher Dr. Anne Gadermann is the lead author on a study that found that children’s relationships with peers and adults have a greater impact on their well-being than socioeconomic status. Read more on the Toronto Star.
Renfrew House helps youth transition into adulthood
In December, The Globe and Mail published a feature on Renfrew House, a six-bedroom home in East Vancouver that serves as a safe landing for homeless or vulnerably housed youth aged 18 to 24. In the article, CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Steve Mathias, lead of the Inner City Youth Program which encompasses Renfrew House, talks about the impact of housing on this group of youth.
Do you have a question from your clinical practice?
The 6th Annual PHC Research Challenge is an annual competition open to front-line PHC staff. Teams have the opportunity to work with a mentor to develop a research proposal around a research question, learn basic research skills, and compete with other teams for funding to conduct a small-scale research project. Please visit our website to learn more about the annual competition and upcoming information sessions.
Call for abstracts: Heart + Lung FEST
Students of all levels are invited to submit poster abstracts for this year’s Heart + Lung FEST 2016 Scientific Symposium, which takes place on February 11 and 12 in Vancouver. The deadline to submit abstracts is January 15, 2016.
Please join us in welcoming Jes Hovanes and Kristen Hayden! Ms. Hovanes joins the CTN as their new Communications and Social Media Officer. She has an educational background in Journalism and English, and her experience includes working for election campaigns and editing at TheTyee and Langara Voice.
Ms. Hayden joins CHÉOS and the CTN as the new Executive and Research Assistant for Centre Director Dr. Aslam Anis, after Melinda Marshall’s departure earlier this month. A Molecular Biology major and Business minor graduate from the University of Victoria, Ms. Hayden’s work experience includes various administrative, marketing, and communications roles at the Canadian Cancer Society. Welcome, Jes and Kristen!
Dimitra Panagiotoglou, Stephen Pan, and Jonathan Stiansen concluded their employment in December 2015. Thank you, and best of luck in future endeavours!