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PHCRI and MSFHR partner for inaugural Health Professional-Investigator Award

PHCRI is delighted to partner with the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research on the inaugural Health Professional-Investigator Award, supporting exceptional health professionals in their research to find solutions towards challenges derived from their clinical practice settings.

This award funded 11 projects, including four researchers at Providence Health Care:  

Call for Nominations: 2017 PHC Research and Mission Award

Providence Health Care Research Institute and Providence Health Care is inviting nominations for the 2017 PHC Research and Mission Award. This award recognizes a scientist in our organization who demonstrates the mission and values of Providence Health Care while conducting outstanding research.

Nomination Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2017

Visit the PHCRI website for full details: http://www.providenceresearch.ca/researchmissionaward2017.
 

Announcing the 7th Annual PHC Practice-Based Research Challenge

The PHC Practice-Based Research Challenge is an annual competition open to point-of-care PHC staff. The Research Challenge offers research teams the opportunity to work with a mentor to develop a research proposal around a research question. They will learn basic research skills and compete with other teams for funding to conduct a small-scale research project.

Application deadline is February 15, 2017. 

For more information, download the following documents or contact Aggie Black (Research Leader).

KT Challenge

The Knowledge Translation (KT) Challenge is designed to support teams of PHC and VCH clinicians who many not have much KT expertise but are responsible for moving evidence into practice. Successful applications to the KT Challenge will receive funding (up to $5,000) and training learn the basics of knowledge translation and to support a KT initiative. 

For further information on the KT Challenge, please read the documents below. 

Winners of PHC Practice-based Research Challenge Announced

Congratulations to the 12 winning teams in this year’s PHC Practice-based Research Challenge!

Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes receives the 2016 PHC Research and Mission Award

Each year, Providence Health Care (PHC) and the Providence Health Care Research Institute (PHCRI) recognizes an outstanding research scientist for exceptional leadership, passion and dedication to their field while demonstrating the organization’s mission and values for compassion and evidence-based care.

Dr. Liam Brunham receives 2016 Innovation and Translational Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Liam Brunham, Principal Investigator at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation and Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at UBC, recipient of the 2016 PHCRI and VCHRI Innovation and Translational Research Award. This award will fund Dr. Brunham’s project, Targeted Next Generation Sequencing to Improve the Diagnosis and Treatment of Familial Hypercholesterolemia in British Columbia.

PHC Researchers receive Innovation and Translational Research Award

Congratulations to PHC researchers, Dr. Lindsey Richardson of the Urban Health Research Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Dr. Brian Westerberg, Head of Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at PHC, and scientist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS).

PHCRI Research Day 2015

PHC scientists, staff, post-doctoral fellows, students and colleagues are invitd to attend PHCRI’s 11th annual Research Day event to celebrate the research community and our 10th year anniversary supporting research at Providence.

This year’s keynote presentation will be delivered by Dr. Dermot Kelleher, VP Health and Dean of Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London and newly appointed Dean of Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. The event will also feature the presentation of the 2015 Research and Mission Award.

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