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Register Now! Patient-Oriented Research Workshop

Are you interested or engaged in Patient-Oriented Research?

We are thrilled to announce that WHRI Members are invited to register for our first “Practical Patient-Oriented Research” workshop, co-facilitated by Lynne Feehan, PhD, Knowledge Translation Lead and Larry Mroz, PhD, Research Services Lead at the BC SUPPORT Unit. They work together supporting researchers to build their knowledge, skills, and confidence in engaging patients as partners in patient-oriented research.

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Beyond the binary: An interview with Dr. Lori Brotto

Why diversify women’s health research?
In November 2019, the WHRI released its new Strategic Plan. The new plan prioritizes equity and inclusivity, and shares our commitment to respect, work alongside, collaborate with, and support the health of women across the LGBTQIA2S+ spectrum. The plan also announced our new core values, among which are equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

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Member Spotlight: Dr. Mark Carey

Every year in Canada, over 8,000 women are diagnosed with gynecological cancer – and about 40-50% of these cancers are considered rare and often life-threatening. Dr. Mark Carey, recipient of a 2019 Women’s Health Research Institute Catalyst Grant, is working to find better treatments for a rare type of ovarian cancer called low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC).

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