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Congratulations Shelagh Davies, MSc’75, a recipient of the 2019-2020 UBC Alumni Builder Award
The award recognizes Shelagh’s outstanding contributions to the field of speech-language pathology education and research and to the UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences. Read More >


Dr. Poul Sorensen (MD’84, MedRes’87, PhD’90) receives Bloom Burton Award for innovative cancer research
In 1998, Dr. Sorensen’s lab discovered a gene mutation that launched a new field in cancer biology. Read More >


Communication at the Core
At the heart of the UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences’s (SASS) impact will always be its alumni. Learn how SASS has been actively supporting people with hearing difficulties and speech and language disorders for 50 years! Read More >


Another Successful UBC Physical Therapy Golf Open!
On Saturday, August 24, 2019, the UBC Physical Therapy Student Society hosted the UBC Physical Therapy Golf Open 2019 at the Mylora Executive Golf Course. Read More >


Dr. Deborah Money (BSc’81, MD’85) receives lifetime achievement award for her contribution to improving women’s health
The award recognizes Dr. Money for her outstanding contributions to scientific exchange, education and leadership in infectious diseases in women. Read More >


UBC Division of OHNS – Alumni Social
Attending the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery in Edmonton? We invite you to join us at the Parlour Italian Kitchen & Bar for a social where you can meet up with fellow UBC alumni, colleagues, and friends. Come and hear from Dr. Desmond Nunez, Head, Division of Otolaryngology and Dr. Fred Kozak, President, Canadian […] Read More >


2017 Alumni Achievement Awards
Congratulations to Dr. Karim Damji (MD’87) recipient of the Global Citizenship Award and Dr. Lianping Ti (PhD ’15) recipient of the Young Alumni Award at the 2017 alumni UBC Achievement Awards on November 30, 2017. Read More >


Building the Future – Faculty of Medicine Showcase & Reception
With a total of nine exhibitors, as well as some appropriately healthy food and drinks to go with our Healthy Challenge for the day, most guests took an hour to get through the showcase and the feedback was wonderful. There was a lot of praise for the enthusiasm and knowledge of the students and residents […] Read More >


UBC Program aims to increase number of indigenous doctors
While an undergraduate at the University of British Columbia, Michael Dumont was a mentor in a program for indigenous youth that featured guest speakers, including James Andrew, aboriginal student initiatives co-ordinator at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. Read More >


Meet Dr. Nadine Caron, Canada’s first female First Nations surgeon
Meet Dr. Nadine Caron, the first Indigenous woman to graduate from the University of British Columbia's medical school at the top of her class and Canada's first female First Nations general surgeon. Read More >