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MSFHR announces recipients of the 2020 Scholars And Research Trainee Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 MSFHR Scholar and Research Trainee awards! Among the 63 recipients were five WHRI-affiliated Scholars and Research Trainees: RESEARCH TRAINEES: Elisabeth McClymont Viral Determinants of Natural Human Cytomegalovirus Transmission Elizabeth King Severity and Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms in Women Living with HIV Mei-Ling Wiedmeyer Determinants of sexual and reproductive […]


Member Spotlight: Dr. Manish Sadarangani

Dr. Sadarangani, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia and Director of the Vaccine Evaluation Center, is a recipient of a 2019 Women’s Health Research Institute Catalyst Grant for the project “Mechanism of interference of pertussis immunization in pregnancy with infants’ active immune response.”


Member spotlight: Dr. Beth Payne | Digital Health Week 2019

Can mHealth help save lives? Dr. Beth Payne’s research is exploring the use of mobile devices to aid decision in high-risk situations.


A conversation with the DSD Transitions research team | Digital Health Week 2019

Dr. Caroline Sanders and her team are in the midst of undertaking their second digital health project, In the lead-up to Digital Health Week we spoke to them about their experiences in the digital health space, and their ideas about harnessing technology to empower patients.


Taking Action for Change: Meet Dr. Paula Gordon

Dr. Paula Gordon is no stranger to advocating for women’s health.


Meet Dr. Brigid Dineley, Clinical Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This World Contraception Day we’re putting the spotlight on Dr. Dineley, whose research focuses on improving contraceptive counselling practices for patients with complex medical needs.


Taking Action for Change: Dr. Deborah Money receives the IDSOG Lifetime Achievement Award

This August, Dr. Deborah Money was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Infectious Diseases Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (IDSOG). This award highlights a career spent changing the landscape of women’s reproductive health research both in Canada and the United States, and her determination to better the lives of women not just here in North America, but around the globe.


Q&A with Jessica Liauw

Jessica Liauw is a fellow in the Clinician Investigator Program at UBC, and an Obstetrician and Maternal Medicine specialist. Her clinical practice is focused on high-risk pregnancy, and her research interests are preterm birth, fetal growth, and clinical decision making. She is currently working the #NavigatingTheGreyZone project, which aims to find ways to help pregnant women […]


International Midwives Day: Zoe Hodgson

In honour of International Midwives Day we’re shining the spotlight on Zoe Hodgson, PhD and Registered Midwife.