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In a statement issued by her family, former Social Credit cabinet minister in British Columbia Grace McCarthy died peacefully at her Vancouver home surrounded by her family on May 24, 2017 after a lengthy battle with a brain tumour. Grace McCarthy blazed a trail for women in politics and business; she was 89 at the […]
Dr. Dina Panagiotouplos received the award for Health and Wellness from a finalist slate of 11 nominees at the YWCA 34th Annual Women of Distinction Awards on May 29 2017. Other faculty nominated from the department include: Dr. Christine Loock in the Health & Wellness Category and Dr. Clara van Karnebeek in the Research & […]
Dr. Pike plans to develop a social marketing campaign and conduct research related to awareness, attitudes and behaviours among recreational boaters in British Columbia. The research project aims to study recreational boaters in BC, and to develop a campaign to increase safety practices and reduce drowning. “I am pleased to see that, year after year, […]
In a statement issued by her family, former Social Credit cabinet minister in British Columbia Grace McCarthy died peacefully at her Vancouver home surrounded by her family Wednesday night after a lengthy battle with a brain tumour. Grace McCarthy blazed a trail for women in politics and business; she was 89 at the time of […]
We are delighted to announce that our candidates to the 29th Annual National Pediatric Resident and Fellow Research Competition (known as the Winnipeg Competition) have both WON! Dr. Rebecca Ronsley won in a tie for first place in the Pediatric Resident category with her research titled “Acute kidney injury in children with type 1 diabetes […]
In March 2017, Dr. John Wu chaired the Canadian Inaugural Hemophilia Inhibitor Workshop. The workshop was made possible by an arms-length educational grant of US$ 112,000 from Shire; and organizational support from the UBC Centre for Blood Research. “The Department of Pediatrics extends its thanks to Dr. Wu for his patient care and service but […]