Meet the Researcher: Dr. Paula Gordon
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and we would be remiss if we didn’t speak to Dr. Paula Gordon. Dr. Gordon is a driving force behind changes to breast cancer screening processes, communicating breast density results at the time of a screening mammogram, and in educating the public about the latest evidence related to breast health. Over […]
Meet the researchers: Dr. Sarah Munro + Zeba Khan
Dr. Sarah Munro is a qualitative health services researcher, whose focus is on knowledge translation and implementation science. Among her recent achievements, Dr. Munro’s work on My Next Birth – an online decision aid for pregnancies following a cesarean section – was implemented by the Provincial Health Services Authority and featured in the Canadian media. You can also watch a brief video about […]
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. Luis Nacul
By Travis Boulter This year for International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases we’re turning our research spotlight on one of our newer WHRI members, Dr. Luis Nacul! Dr. Nacul has been a researcher for over 20 years, and has been involved in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) research for over a decade. In his […]
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, DSDTransitions.ca. 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.