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Save-The-Date: Ready, Set, Go! Moving Evidence into Practice and Policy

Do you have evidence that is ready for implementation?  If so, the WHRI is pleased to announce that on Friday October 13, 2017 we are co-hosting “Ready, Set, Go! Moving Evidence into Practice and Policy”, a FREE full-day workshop with the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. What is this about? This workshop will focus … Continue reading “Save-The-Date: Ready, Set, Go! Moving Evidence into Practice and Policy”

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WHRI Researchers Recipients of MSFHR Scholar Awards!

The WHRI is proud to announce two of our highly respected researchers, Dr. Sarka Lisonkova and Dr. Elizabeth Rideout, were 2017 Scholar Award recipients through the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)! Each year, MSFHR invests in British Columbia’s top researchers to continue to nurture their talent, advance new treatments and respond to health … Continue reading “WHRI Researchers Recipients of MSFHR Scholar Awards!”

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WHRI Member, Nichole Fairbrother, Featured on CBC News for Upcoming Childbirth Study

WHRI Member, Nichole Fairbrother, has been featured on CBC news for her upcoming study which investigates why some pregnant women experience a fear of childbirth, so severe it has a debilitating effect on their lives. The study is hoping to develop a screening tool that will allow researchers to distinguish between women who are suffering from a … Continue reading “WHRI Member, Nichole Fairbrother, Featured on CBC News for Upcoming Childbirth Study”

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How Can Twitter Benefit Researchers? Ask the Expert!

Recently our Communications Assistant, Rebecca Tingling, had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Kendall Ho, Lead of UBC’s Digital Emergency Medicine and Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Ho has been an active Twitter user for over 6 years and we wanted to hear his advice and lessons learned for other researchers who may … Continue reading “How Can Twitter Benefit Researchers? Ask the Expert!”

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Save the Date: Women’s Health Research Symposium

On Wednesday, October 25th 2017, Simon Fraser University and the Women’s Health Research Institute will be hosting the Women’s Health Research Symposium taking place at the Diamond Alumni Centre. The symposium will examine diversity across disciplines, decades and distances to continue the discussion surrounding women’s health and health research.

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WHRI Member, Dr. Wendy Norman, featured in CBC Health News

WHRI Member, Dr. Wendy Norman, is featured in CBC Health News for writing an editorial accompanying the new study surrounding telemedicine. Dr. Norman discusses the role telemedicine could play in countries where abortion services are highly restricted, suggesting women in these areas could use telemedicine to connect with a doctor and safely terminate their pregnancies at home.

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WHRI Events

Do you have evidence that is ready for implementation? If so, the WHRI is pleased to announce that on Friday October 13, 2017 we are co-hosting “Read