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Dr. Jerilynn Prior was featured in the news!

Dr. Prior was featured on the CBC Radio show “White Coat, Black Art” to discuss her recent publication about the link between combined hormonal contraception and loss of bone mineral density.

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Dr. Gina Ogilvie is featured in the news!

Dr. Gina Ogilvie is the lead study author on a publication in the Canadian Medical Association Journal about the sexual health practices of teen girls after the introduction of the HPV vaccine in BC public schools. The publication has been featured in the Vancouver Sun, Newsweek, and more!

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Dr. Lori Brotto featured on CTV’s The Social

On July 18th Dr. Lori Brotto was featured on CTV’s daytime talk show The Social to discuss her new book, Better Sex Through Mindfulness.

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Dr. Ogilvie and team featured in the media for new study on the use of HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer

Dr. Gina Ogilvie and team have been featured by multiple news outlets for their new publication in JAMA, Effect of Screening With Primary Cervical HPV Testing vs Cytology Testing on High-grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia at 48 Months: The HPV FOCAL Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Check out Dr. Lori Brotto’s appearance on CTV’s Your Morning

Dr. Lori Brotto was featured on CTV’s Your Morning to talk about her book Better Sex Through Mindfulness. Check out the clip here.

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Dr. Kristen Campbell featured in an article from the CBC!

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.

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Dr. Tim Oberlander featured in the Vancouver Sun

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 making any firm conclusions at this point”.

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Dr. Caroline Cameron featured in the CBC

WHRI member Dr. Caroline Cameron was featured in the CBC for her work on developing a syphilis vaccine!  Read the story here.

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Janet Austin has been elected Lieutenant Governor

A huge congratulations to Janet Austin, who is BC’s newest Lieutenant Governor!  Janet Austin was on the inaugural Board of Directors for WHRI, and has demonstrated continuous support for the work conducted out of the Institute over the past ten years. Read the full story from the CBC here.

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