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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 […]


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.


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.


WHRI Member, Dr. Ruth Martin, featured in Montreal Gazette, The Ottawa Citizen and The Times Colonist

WHRI member, Dr. Ruth Martin, is featured in articles in Montreal Gazette, The Ottawa Citizen and The Times Colonist discussing the damaging separation effects due to lack of mother-child bonding time in Canadian correctional facilities.


WHRI Member, Dr. K.S Joseph, featured in CTV News and Science Daily

WHRI member, Dr. K.S. Joseph, is featured in articles in CTV News, and Science Daily. Research led by Dr. Joseph is the first study in Canada looking at pregnancy outcomes in reduced multi-fetal pregnancies resulting from fertility treatment. Joseph links fetal reduction in multi-fetal pregnancies with better birth outcomes, suggesting the selective reduction technique is […]


WHRI Member, Dr. Paul Yong, Recent Findings Featured in Vancouver Sun and New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Paul Yong and colleagues were featured in an article by the Vancouver Sun for their recent findings regarding endometriosis after discovering gene mutations in the pelvic lesions of women with endometriosis which are similar to those found in cancerous tissue. The findings of this study were published this week in the New England Journal […]


Dr. Lori Brotto featured in CBC news article

Dr. Lori Brotto was featured in an article by CBC news for her presentation at the recent Sexual Health 2017 Conference. Dr. Brotto spoke about the key research findings in sexuality over the last year and offered doctors skills for treating and talking about sexual health issues with their patients.  


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