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05 Jan 2018

Judith Lynam Awards

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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Cat's paw on man's hand
01 Dec 2017

Encouraging Healthcare, Jessamine-style

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.

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  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

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Colleen Varcoe
02 Oct 2017

Why some populations are wary of health professionals

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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22 Jun 2017

Nominations for Alumni Awards 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for Alumni Recognition Awards 2018.

Fill out the form online or download the PDF and fill it out by hand.

 

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  • Alumni
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street at night
09 May 2017

A Content Analysis Research

Victoria Bungay, John Oliffe, and their team, have published A Content Analysis of Health and Safety Communications Among Internet-Based Sex Work Advertisements: Important Information for Public Health in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

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