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24 Jul 2017

Canada 150 Celebrates Nursing

Various organizations have created special initiatives to recognize the contributions of nurses in Canada in this, our 150th year. Below are stories that feature UBC Nursing Faculty, students, and community members.

  • Research
  • Alumni
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Painting in Still Here Exhibit
09 May 2017

Still Here seeks female participants

Still Here is a photo project featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals affected by suicide. LGBTQ people are four times more likely than heterosexuals and cisgendered people to attempt suicide and suffer from depression. Yet no LGBTQ-specific suicide resources exist in Canada.

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  • Other

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Elizabeth Saewyc
28 Feb 2017

Elizabeth Saewyc Accepts Directorship

The end of term for Dr Suzanne Campbell approaches all too soon, but after a brief and fruitful search, the advisory committee has unanimously supported, and the Provost has approved, the appointment of Dr Elizabeth Saewyc as the incoming Director of the School of Nursing.

  • Research
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • Alumni

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13 Jan 2017

Two Nursing teams receive MSF Award

Two Nursing research teams have been named among Michael Smith Foundation's 2017 Convening & Collaborating Awards.  Congratulations to teams lead by:

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  • Graduate

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If I Were Tom
09 Jan 2017

Men's Health Launches Interactive Website

Interactive website provides support to men with prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men. Globally it’s estimated that one in every seven men will be diagnosed.

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09 Jan 2017

Elaine Carty - Member, Order of Canada

Elaine Carty, Professer Emerita, has been named a Member of the Order of Canada "For her contributions to advancing women’s health care options, particularly for her instrumental role in establishing professional midwifery care in British Columbia."  She will attend a ceremony at Rideau Hall at a later date to accept her insignia.  We congratula

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