March 15, 2016
We currently have two post-doctoral fellows working with Annette Browne and Colleen Varcoe here in CRiHHI. Dr. Amélie Blanchet Garneau is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at Université de Montréal and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at Université Laval. She is interested in critical theoretical perspectives regarding culture and health, and the relevance […]
February 19, 2016
Honorary Professor Madeleine Dion Stout was presented with the Order of Canada at Rideau Hall on February 12, 2016. See more information about the ceremony, including photographs, the speech, and brief bios of Canada’s newest members of the Order here. Madeleine has been recognized for playing a major role in the development of Aboriginal health care and […]
February 17, 2016
CRiHHI affiliate Sally Thorne was one of three initiating authors of an open letter to the editors of the British Medical Journal (BMJ). In the letter, seventy-six senior academics from 11 countries invite The BMJ’s editors to reconsider their policy of rejecting qualitative research on the grounds of low priority. They challenge the journal to develop a […]
February 12, 2016
CRiHHI member Vicky Bungay was one of 31 Canada Research Chairs (CRC) recently appointed at UBC. As part of her CRC in Gender, Equity and Community Engagement, Vicky works with sex workers to study marginalization and create more effective programs and social policies that promote the well being of marginalized people.
December 2, 2015
The inaugural recipient of the John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award, Annette Browne, is known for her commitment to addressing inequities in health, particularly within Indigenous communities. Her research creates avenues for mentoring students and junior faculty in a number of disciplines as well as supporting Indigenous scholars and community leaders to participate as full […]
October 10, 2015
Renowned Canadian leader and advocate on women’s health promotion with an emphasis on violence against women, and the promotion of socially just health care, Colleen Varcoe has made substantial inroads in our understanding of the health consequences of violence, including health care policy and practice in response to violence. She has informed the measurement of discrimination and […]
June 15, 2015
Two invaluable partners here in CRiHHI have recently been recognized for their important community work! Honorary UBC Nursing Professor Madeleine Dion Stout has been awarded her third Honorary Doctorate degree, this time from Carleton University. More info here. Madeleine is an important contributor here in CRiHHI, working with faculty and students to advance critical research […]
February 13, 2015
Earlier this month, CRiHHI researcher Sabrina Wong was a guest on the CBC radio program Cross Country Checkup. She spoke to the show’s theme, Is it time to re-think the role of doctors in the healthcare system? Listen to the program here [Sabrina’s interview begins at 40:57].
November 12, 2014
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November 5, 2014
Join Dr. Annette Browne for the UBC Nursing Rounds on November 17. Please RSVP here for in-person or webcast participation, and connect here for webcasting.
Presented by: UBC School of Nursing - Alumni Engagement Committee & Office of Research and Training Scholarship
06 April 2017
NEW VENUE: Royal Bank Cinema @ the Chan Centre (6265 Crescent Road, UBC, Vancouver)
(MAP use the Royal Bank Cinema entrance #2)
Doors open at 6:30 pm, screening from 7:00-9:30 pm
The UBC School of Nursing's Alumni Engagement Committee, in collaboration with the Office of Nursing Research & Teaching Scholarship, are pleased to present a stunning series of short films reflecting people's lived experiences and the research-informed programs that have made a meaningful difference for them and their families.