Awards

Kendall Ho and faculty members recognized for outstanding contributions to health research

Department of Emergency Medicine faculty member Kendall Ho and Lori Brotto and Peter Leung, professors in the UBC department of obstetrics and gynaecology, have been awarded the 2019 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awards. The annual awards recognize faculty who have made significant contributions in basic science research in the areas of health and life […]

Jeff Brubacher receives CIHR Grant for Partnerships for cannabis policy evaluation

Congratulations to Jeff Brubacher and his team for receiving 3-year funding from CIHR for a “Partnerships for cannabis policy evaluation” grant that they submitted last fall. The grant is just under $510,000 total.

Congratulations to Shahin for receiving two Strategic Investment Fund awards from UBC

Big congratulations to Shahin for receiving two Strategic Investment Fund awards from UBC. The first entitled: “Indigenous MD Applicant Structured Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Preparatory Workshop.” is valued at $50,490. This project will deliver MMI prep workshops for indigenous MD applicants with the goal of eventually increasing the number of indigenous physicians in BC and […]

Jessica Moe Awarded Blue Sky Grant from BCCDC

Dr. Jessica Moe was awarded a Blue Sky Grant from the BCCDC Foundation for Population and Public Health for her feasibility study examining standard dosing and microdosing take-home Suboxone regimens from the emergency department. The Blue Sky Program provides seed funding for new and imaginative ideas that demonstrate scientific merit and the potential to make […]

Distinguished Volunteer Award for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Distinguished Volunteer Award for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Congratulations to Jim Christenson who received the Distinguished Volunteer Award for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Here being honoured by the Dr. Andrew Piper, the Chairman of the H&S Board at the annual board and leadership meeting in Toronto, November 30, 2019.

Brian Grunau receives the MSFHR 2019 Health Professional – Investigator Award

Brian Grunau receives the MSFHR 2019 Health Professional – Investigator Award

Congratulations to Brian Grunau for receiving funding from the MSFHR’s 2019 Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) competition. His research studies are on ‘How can we Improve Survival from Opioid-Related Cardiac Arrest?’. The MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) Program is designed to develop BC’s research talent and help decrease the gap between health research and its implementation. The awards support […]