In the News

WHRI Award Winners: UBC Department of OBGYN Academic Day

Congratulations to the WHRI’s Elizabeth McClymont and Dr. Chelsea Elwood for being awarded best Graduate Student and Best Fellow presentations at last Wednesday’s UBC Department of OBGYN Academic Day. Elizabeth McClymont, a Master’s student in Reproductive Sciences working with supervisor Dr. Deborah Money, received the Best Graduate Student award for her presentation, “Two-Year Efficacy of the … Continue reading “WHRI Award Winners: UBC Department of OBGYN Academic Day”


International Women’s Day Event #BeBoldForChange

Last Wednesday, March 8th, the Women’s Health Research Institute hosted an event to celebrate International Women’s Day. This free event was open to the public with presentations from a panel of experts in women’s health who shared the latest recommendations for a variety of health topics. Events such as these are crucial in empowering women … Continue reading “International Women’s Day Event #BeBoldForChange”


New WHRI Grant Facilitation Services

The WHRI is excited to announce that we have partnered with the Research and Technology Development Office (RTDO) at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute to now offer grant facilitation support to WHRI members.  Our new grant facilitator, Amber Hui, has a Masters degree in Social and Personality Psychology from the City University of New … Continue reading “New WHRI Grant Facilitation Services”

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 In the Media

Dr. Lori Brotto’s Editorial in the Vancouver Sun

The WHRI’s Executive Director, Dr. Lori Brotto, wrote an editorial in the Vancouver Sun in honour of International Women’s Day. Read Lori’s article here: Opinion: Sexual desire is mainly in the mind  


The work of Dr. Gina Ogilvie and her research team on HPV Testing in self collected samples in Uganda is being featured in this month’s HPV World newsletter.

You can view the full newsletter here: HPV WORLD_FEBRUARY_2017


WHRI researcher, Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin, wrote an article for The Vanier Institute of the Family about how to best support the health of mothers and their babies in the context of incarceration.

Supporting the Health of Mothers and Their Babies in the Context of Incarceration

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