The CFRI Research Themes are launching a new international seminar series called Discovery Talks. Featuring influential research leaders from around the globe, the series promotes knowledge exchange, fosters international collaborations and showcases the brightest minds in research.
The M.I.N.D. Theme is presenting the the first Discovery Talk, featuring prominent child psychiatry researcher Dr. Lawrence Scahill.
Title: Parent Training for disruptive behavior in young children with autism spectrum disorder
Speaker: Dr. Lawrence Scahill, Marcus Autism Centre, Emory University School of Medicine
Thursday, February 4, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m, with refreshments to follow until 12:30 p.m.
Chan Centre for Family Health Education (CFRI Auditorium)
Dr. Deborah Money appointed Executive Vice Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Deborah Money, Vice President, Research, BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre, and Executive Director, Women’s Health Research Institute, has been appointed Executive Vice Dean, UBC Faculty of Medicine, effective April 1, 2016.
Northern BC Seed Grant Program: request for applications
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), Northern Health (NH) and University of Northern BC (UNBC) are seeking applications for their Seed Grant Program. Applications are due Tuesday, March 15, 2016.
St. Michael’s Hospital “Research to Practice” survey
Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital invite individuals working in health care management or policy to complete a short survey. The goal of this study is to find out how research evidence from systematic reviews can be presented in a more accessible and user-friendly way.
C&W and Sunny Hill are holding their annual recognition of long service milestones, for employees marking 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40-year anniversaries in 2015. This year’s theme is Winter Wonderland – There’s Snow Place Like Home!
All staff are invited to the attend a celebratory ceremony.
CFRI conducts discovery, translational and clinical research to benefit the health of children and their families. CFRI is supported by BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and works in close partnership with BC Children’s Hospital, the Provincial Health Services Authority and its agencies, and the University of British Columbia. For more information, visit www.cfri.ca.