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November is COPD Awareness Month and Dr. Don Sin, a St. Paul’s Hospital respirologist and Director of the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (HLI), is once again being recognized as one of the world’s top experts in the disease.
The results of a study published last month in the Journal of Urban Health, led by Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer, clearly demonstrate the success of the Mobile Medical Unit, a “hospital on wheels” that was deployed in the Downtown Eastside during 2016/17 to treat cases of opioid overdose.
This professorship will explore the role cannabis can play in helping people with opioid-use disorder stay on treatment.
As PROOF marks its 10th anniversary, CEO Dr. Bruce McManus reflects on the Centre’s remarkable last decade and the promising future ahead.
Drs. Liam Brunham and Richard Sawatzky are among the Fall 2018 Canada Research Chair recipients.
Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, received a Civic Merit Award from the City of Vancouver.
The study found that the most dangerous time for pedestrians on Halloween was between 5 and 8 p.m.
The Education Physician Lead for the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is being recognized for excellence in family medicine.
Drs. Don Sin and Wan Tan say more research is needed to understand the long-term effects of marijuana on lung health.
More residents are dying in long-term care facilities, leading researchers to explore strategies to help staff cope with death.