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  • New Action Guide Empowers People with Dementia

    UBC NEWS | Sep 13, 2023

    "Research shows being engaged in community is one of the biggest factors in slowing the condition’s progression." UBC News sat down with one of the principal investigators on the study, Dr. Alison Phinney and Mr. Jim Mann, an action group member, to talk about how the action guide can empower people with dementia to reclaim their lives as full social citizens.

  • Meet Pushpinder Kaur: trained in rural Punjab, now nursing in Canada


    Pushpindar was a student of the Guru Nanak College of Nursing, a collaboration with Canada India Education Society (CIES), a team of nursing professors at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar. The collaboration, spearheaded by Barj (Barjinder) S. Dhahan, son of Mr. Budh Singh Dhahan, established a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree at the school – the first of its kind in rural Punjab. 

  • Erin Anker, Grad Student

    UBC G+PS WEBSITE | Aug 3, 2023

    NP student Erin Anker provides insight into her nursing education with the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Q&A

  • Men don’t talk about health.

    THE GLOBE AND MAIL | Jul 29, 2023

    My hernia showed me that needs to change. In this opinion piece by Richard Littlemore of the Globe and Mail, Dr. John Oliffe assists in explaining why it's hard for men to talk about hernias and other problems "below the belt."

  • Overwhelmed by climate change

    CBC RADIO ON THE COAST | Jul 21, 2023

    Raluca Radu spoke on CBC Radio Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna about disaster fatigue & psychic numbing.

  • National standards for substance use education

    IHEART RADIO | Jul 14, 2023

    Adam Stirling of CFAX 1070 speaks with Dr. Emily Jenkins, UBC associate professor of nursing and founder of Wellstream: The Canadian Centre for Innovation in Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use. They discuss a collaboration to build Canadian standards for substance use education and intervention in schools.

  • Creating National Standards for Drug Education

    CTVNEWS.CA | Jun 30, 2023

    Dr. Emily Jenkins discusses collaboration between educators and substance use researchers to best support children and youth in substance use intervention.

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