To honour the memory of his special mentor, Dr. David Hsu, BSc’74, MD’77, MSc’83, is reaching out to fellow alumni, family, and friends of Dr. Anne Crichton to establish the Crichton Health Systems and Policy Learning Fund.
On Thursday, February 24th, hear from UBC experts Dr. Kendall Ho, MD’86, Dr. Silke Cresswell, and Dr. John Pawlovich, BSc’90, MD’94, as they share their insights on how the use of technology to improve access to health care in rural and remote communities during the last few decades has paved the way for rapid update of virtual health and predictions for the future.
Knowing that we’re stronger together, a small group of UBC’s first graduates formed alumni UBC on May 4, 1917. The UBC alumni community is now a global network of more than 360,000 UBC alumni in 140 countries. The Alumni Builder Awards were established as part of alumni UBC 100, the alumni association’s centennial, to recognize […]
Congratulations Alixandra Bacon, BSc’07, BMw’12, a recipient of the 2020-2021 UBC Alumni Builder Award
Alixandra (Alix) Bacon, BSc’07, BMw’12, is awarded an Alumni Builder Award in recognition of her service to the midwifery profession through strong leadership in Canada and across the world, and her commitment to midwifery education at UBC as Clinical Faculty.
Data scientist Dr. Aline Talhouk, PhD’13 works within a clinical research team, where she has learned to understand the language of medicine. Read about how this cutting-edge advantage is helping her develop a model that can save many women with endometrial cancer from unnecessarily aggressive surgery and treatments for a faster return to good health.
Yukon pediatrician Dr. Katharine Smart, BA’96, MD’01 goes beyond the usual ways of delivering health care to reach more children and better serve Indigenous communities. Read about the unique-in-Canada UBC training program that is deepening her knowledge and skillset in Indigenous health and how she is supporting others to participate in the program.
Huffington Post spoke to Dr. Raymond Lam, BSc’78, MD’81, a professor in UBC’s department of psychiatry, about the effect of seasonal affective disorder and how to manage it.
Dr. David Patrick, MHSc’94, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, was interviewed about what we can expect as COVID-19 continues to evolve.
New research from the UBC Okanagan Southern Medical Program supports the use of telehealth in the care of Parkinson’s patients in rural communities, particularly within the Interior Health region. Lead author and fourth-year SMP student Dakota Peacock was quoted.
Webinar Replay: The connection between physical activity, the brain, and overall well-being during COVID-19
Rewatch the latest COVID-19 webinar featuring UBC experts Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, BSc’94, MSc’98, PhD’04 and Dr. Eli Puterman, MA’04, PhD’09 as they explore the importance of physical activity on our ability to manage stress and our well-being, and ways to maintain a physically active lifestyle in this time of physical distancing and seasonal changes.