The RICHER (Responsive, Intersectoral-Interdisciplinary, Child-Community, Health, Education and Research) Social Pediatrics Initiative of BC Children’s Hospital is the winner of the 2017 John F. McCreary Prize for Interprofessional Teamwork. Led by Dr. Judith Lynam, Professor in the UBC School of Nursing, and Dr.
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BC Hydro interviewed Wendy Hall on the benefits of recording one's sleep habits for an article in their industry magazine on wearable data collection devices such as Fitbit.
How do we encourage marginalized populations to seek treatment when they feel stigmatized by or distrustful of hospitals? This question sparked in Kelsi Jessamine an idea for her undergraduate synthesis project that encourages treatment-seeking among pet owners.
Dr Colleen Varcoe explains why some populations are distrustful of health professionals and often wait until a problem becomes unbearable. Her research team suggests that changing practice, de-stigmatizing patients, could ease the burden on emergency rooms, increase preventative health care, and save money.
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