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Several PHC-affiliated researchers recently received 2018 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards, which recognize faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service.
Projects for this competition are directly relevant to current health care issues within VCH and PHC and based on the collaboration between health care providers and experienced researchers.
The Centre for Heart Lung Innovation is ordering a batch of their “Road Hoggs” cycling team jerseys.
CHÉOS is hosting an event coinciding with Research Administrators Day (Sep 25) that will feature presentations from research professionals and participants in a number of areas.
Join Janet Scott from Providence Health Care’s Privacy Office for a conversation about RESEARCH and PRIVACY.
As of Sept. 1 the PHC Research Institute is moving to online Confidentiality Undertakings for researchers and all researchers are now required to complete their Confidentiality Undertakings online through the PHSA Learning Hub.
Jaki Thornhill is the Professional Practice Lead for Clinical Nutrition at Providence Health Care. Her talk will also be available by webinar.
Thirty-three post-doctoral fellows have received funding in the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research’s 2018 Research Trainee competition. PHCRI partnered to co-fund two of the researchers.
This month, the BC Centre on Substance Use will hold the first in its new public lecture series called the Tracey Morrison Public Lecture: Speakers of Substance. These lectures will be a platform for important voices in substance use practice and policy: those with lived experience with substance use alongside those who bring research and clinical expertise.
Mark your calendars! Heart + Lung Health FEST 2019 will take place February 6-9 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront.
Eleven diverse and dedicated teams of point-of-care clinicians have received funding in this year's competition.
This year, five PHC teams were funded, two of them regional projects that will be jointly funded by PHC, PHCRI and VCH Research Institute.
For the first time in its eight-year history, the prestigious Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize is being shared by two recipients – and both are Providence-affiliated researchers.
This free public lecture is hosted by Dr. Michael Hayden, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia.
Dr. Karin Humphries and her team want to improve health outcomes for women with suspected heart disease. Their “CODE-MI” study is one of several PHC research projects that were successful in the recent CIHR Spring Project Grant competition.
Permanent lung damage caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) starts much earlier than previously thought, even before patients are showing symptoms.
The CEO of the PROOF Centre has received one of the country's highest civilian honours for his outstanding research.
Al Fowler, Board Member, BC Association of People on Methadone, and Peer Research Assistant, BC Centre on Substance Use, is the featured guest at the next edition of this lunch-time series hosted by the BCCSU.
Funded studies will investigate how to make the ED safer for patients and staff, and whether a virus might be the key to improving lung cancer treatments.
Dr. Don Sin will assume the role of Director of the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation at St. Paul’s Hospital (also known as the UBC James Hogg Research Centre), effective July 1, 2018.