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Dr. Denise Pugash is the 2018 recipient of the Health Professional Investigator in Women’s Health Research Award

The Women’s Health Research Institute is delighted to announce that Dr. Denise Pugash has been named the 2018 recipient of the Health Professional Investigator in Women’s Health Research Award.  The award – which recognizes research excellence in a British Columbian health professional actively involved in patient care or public health practice – was presented by Dr. … Continue reading “Dr. Denise Pugash is the 2018 recipient of the Health Professional Investigator in Women’s Health Research Award”

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Dr. Joy Johnson awarded the 2018 Career Contribution to Women’s Health Research Award

The Women’s Health Research Institute is excited to announce that on May 9th, 2018 the second annual Career Contribution to Women’s Health Research Award was awarded to Dr. Joy Johnson, SFU Vice President, Research.  This award is given annually to a British Columbian researcher who has made an outstanding and exemplary contribution to women’s health … Continue reading “Dr. Joy Johnson awarded the 2018 Career Contribution to Women’s Health Research Award”

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2018 Women’s Health Research Institute Catalyst Grants

The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI), in partnership with the BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation, is pleased to announce a Catalyst Grant competition for the advancement of knowledge in women’s health. A total of three awards will be awarded at $25,000 each. These Pilot Grants are an open competition with respect to funding … Continue reading “2018 Women’s Health Research Institute Catalyst Grants”

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Dr. Kristen Campbell featured in an article from the CBC!

Dr. Kristen Campbell was featured in an article by the CBC about Australian guidelines suggesting that doctors prescribe exercise as part of care for cancer patients. Read the article here.

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Dr. Tim Oberlander featured in the Vancouver Sun

WHRI member Dr. Tim Oberlander has been featured in the Vancouver Sun for research on the effects of pre-natal SSRI exposure in children.  Preliminary results from the longitudenal study show that children whose mothers took SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy “scored higher on computerized tests to measure thinking and memory”, although the team is “very cautious about … Continue reading “Dr. Tim Oberlander featured in the Vancouver Sun”

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Dr. Caroline Cameron featured in the CBC

WHRI member Dr. Caroline Cameron was featured in the CBC for her work on developing a syphilis vaccine!  Read the story here.

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