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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.
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
UBC Senior Lecturer, Cathryn Jackson, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Elizabeth Kenny McCann Scholar Award. The two-year award of $30,000 allows the holder to support and enhance teaching/learning pedagogy and scholarship in the UBC School of Nursing.
Excellence in Advancing Nursing Knowledge & Research
Jennifer Baumbusch, PhD, RN
The richly deserved Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring 2016 will be presented to Dr. Sally Thorne during the fall convocation at UBC. Dr. Thorne is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of cancer and chronic illness, with an emphasis on communications and the impact of health system engagement on patient outcomes.