In the News
Check out this video-style recap of the Third Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium!
The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) is excited to announce that BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre (BCWH) has been selected as one of four Canadian sites to participate in a large-scale NIH-funded study entitled “Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Commonly Used Drugs in Lactating Women and Breastfed Infants”. The study is being conducted by the … Continue reading “BC Women’s Hospital selected as Canadian site of an American research trial”
Congratulations to the recipients of the inaugural C&W Medical Staff Association (MSA) Recognition Awards! The awards are intended to give recognition to C&W MSA members who make an outstanding contribution to the delivery of healthcare, training, and research on a local, provincial, and global scale. WHRI is proud to announce that seven of its members … Continue reading “C&W Medical Staff Association Recognition Award recipients announced!”
In the Media
Dr. Lori Brotto was featured on CTV’s Your Morning to talk about her book Better Sex Through Mindfulness. Check out the clip here.
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.
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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