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Dr. Colleen Varcoe
21 Apr 2021

Funding for EQUIP Pathways Announced

On April 9, 2021, Ken Hardie, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood-Port Kells, and BC Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Sheila Malcolmson made a joint announcement regarding government funding for the “Supporting Pathways to Care for People Who Use Drugs” (the

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04 Mar 2021

Rapid Testing at Orchard Commons

Orchard Commons rapid testing was a fantastic experience; I have been following British Columbia’s COVID response since the pandemic began and had wanted to get involved with community testing, so the opportunity to be a part of the BD Veritor initiative was incredibly exciting.

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Headshot of Manon Ranger and Wendy Hall
16 Feb 2021

Health Innovation Funding Investment (HIFI) Awards

Two faculty members are among the recipients of these HIFI awards. Congratulations Dr. Manon Ranger and Dr. Wendy Hall!

Creating a calmer NICU: Pilot testing a robot for optimizing brain development in preterm infants in the NICU
HIFI AWARD: $24,859

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10 Feb 2021

Dr. Cheryl Segaric Certificate in Higher Ed

Congratulations to UBC assistant professor of teaching, Dr. Cheryl Segaric, who was recently presented with a UBC Certificate on Curriculum and Pedagogy in Higher Education.

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25 Jan 2021

Lactopedia

UBC expert launches resource to improve breastfeeding in Canada

In Canada, parents who are considering breastfeeding have only limited complete support systems. Few hospitals or community clinics have full-time lactation consultants, and education about lactation for healthcare professionals is either inconsistent or lacking.

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Glennis Zilm, Alumni Builder
14 Jan 2021

Glennis Zilm Announced as a 2020 Alumni Builder

Glennis Zilm, BSN Class of 1958, Honorary Professor at the School of Nursing, and one of the authors (with Ethel Warbinek) of the much-referenced, much-gifted Legacy: History of Nursing Education at the University of British Columbia 1919-1994 has been named among the recipients of UBC's Alumni Builder Award for

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