In the News

Dr. Wendy Norman receives a CIHR Spring 2018 Project Grant

Dr. Wendy Norman is a recipient of a 2018 CIHR Project Grant for The Canadian Nurse Practitioner medical abortion study! In 2017 Nurse Practitioners (NPs) became the first non-physicians permitted to perform abortion in Canada, although little is known about how to support them to provide medical abortions, or what barriers may exist for implementation of high quality care for this new service.

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Call for Abstracts: World Sexual Health Day

We would like to invite you to participate in WHRI’s annual event to celebrate World Sexual Health Day taking place on Wednesday September 5th, 2018 from 12 – 1:30 in D308.

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The Patient Partner Experience: Lessons from the #ItsNotInYourHead campaign

As part of the #ItsNotInYourHead awareness campaign wrap-up, Melissa Nelson, Communications Assistant, and Ciana Maher, Research Coordinator, sat down with patient partner Lana Barry to discuss why involving a patient partner in KT work is important, and to explore how this collaboration between researchers and patient partners can catalyze a social media campaign.

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 In the Media

Dr. Ogilvie and team featured in the media for new study on the use of HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer

Dr. Gina Ogilvie and team have been featured by multiple news outlets for their new publication in JAMA, Effect of Screening With Primary Cervical HPV Testing vs Cytology Testing on High-grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia at 48 Months: The HPV FOCAL Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Check out Dr. Lori Brotto’s appearance on CTV’s Your Morning

Dr. Lori Brotto was featured on CTV’s Your Morning to talk about her book Better Sex Through Mindfulness. Check out the clip here.

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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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WHRI Events

World Sexual Health Day

Date: September 5, 2018

Time: 12pm - 1:30pm

Location: D308 SHY BLDG

World Sexual Health Day

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