Dr. Wee-Shian Chan was featured in the news!
Dr. Chan commented on abnormal symptoms women should bring to the attention of their healthcare provider to help protect heart health throughout pregnancy.
Dr. Helene Cote was featured in the news!
The Vancouver Sun featured Dr. Cote in an article about her study on birth rates among young teen and adult mothers who are HIV-positive.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.