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Congratulations new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

Drs. Liam Brunham and Richard Sawatzky are among the Fall 2018 Canada Research Chair recipients.

BC-CfE Director honoured by City of Vancouver

Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, received a Civic Merit Award from the City of Vancouver.

PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian fatalities increase on Halloween, particularly among children

The study found that the most dangerous time for pedestrians on Halloween was between 5 and 8 p.m.

Dr. Christy Sutherland is B.C.’s Family Physician of the Year

The Education Physician Lead for the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is being recognized for excellence in family medicine. 

We still don't know how long-term marijuana use affects our lungs

Drs. Don Sin and Wan Tan say more research is needed to understand the long-term effects of marijuana on lung health.

When caregivers grieve, who cares for them?

More residents are dying in long-term care facilities, leading researchers to explore strategies to help staff cope with death.

Dr. John Webb honoured for advancing interventional cardiovascular medicine

The Director of Interventional Cardiology at SPH and Director of the Centre for Heart Valve Innovation received the prestigious Geoffrey O. Hartzler Master Operator Award. 

Announcing the KT Challenge

Interested in Knowledge Translation (KT)? Want to learn more about moving evidence into practice to improve patient care? Announcing the third cohort of the PHC/VCH KT Challenge!

Congratulations 2018 Faculty of Medicine Award winners

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. 

Announcing the Team Grant competition

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.