3 Health Tips for Every Student

3 Health Tips for Every Student

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences faculty wants to ensure you stay healthy this School year With mid-terms fast approaching, staying healthy can slide off the growing to-do list. Whether you are a new student or an experienced one, faculty members within the School of Health and Exercise Sciences want to ensure you stay […]

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 2019/2020

Job Classification:  Depending on their program (Masters or PhD) Graduate TA’s will be ranked at the level of GTA I or GTA II Course Openings:  Various courses within the Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Nursing curricula Student Eligibility:  Must be registered in a Master’s or PhD program Salary:  Markers, GTA I, GTA II per BCGEU […]

Prof. Gord Binsted reappointed Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Development

Prof. Gord Binsted reappointed Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Development

UBC’s Board of Governors has approved the reappointment of Prof. Gordon Binsted as Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Development. Binsted will take a six-month administrative leave prior to taking up the reappointment from January 1, 2018, to June 30, 2022. Last year, 1,400 students were enrolled in programs offered by the Faculty […]

Vanessa Bergeron
MSW student, School of Social Work

Community Effort

Vanessa Bergeron’s quest for a MSW in the Okanagan revealed adventure and opportunity Vanessa Bergeron developed a greater passion for social work during her year of learning and adventure in the Okanagan Valley, while on leave from a job back home in Regina. “It has been challenging to move and build new roots,” she says. […]

No More Blame Game

Researcher Ed Taylor says it’s time to stop blaming families for mental illness Dr. Ed Taylor is a registered clinical social worker and prolific author who has devoted his career to studying and treating mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorders in children. After a career in the US military, he pursued higher education—his studies […]

EVENT: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, breathing and high altitude

EVENT: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, breathing and high altitude

Join Professor Luc Teppema, for Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, breathing and high altitude Prof. Teppema joins our faculty from the Dept. of Anesthesiology, Leiden University Medical Centre in the Netherlands. Date: 20th January 2016 Venue: EME1151 Time: 2-3:00 p.m. About Prof. Teppema Luc J. Teppema received his Ph.D. from the Catholic University (currently Radboud University) of […]

CAREER: Assistant Professor

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR NURSING FACULTY POSITION UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA OKANAGAN CAMPUS: SCHOOL OF NURSING The University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus in Kelowna, B.C. is seeking an exceptional and promising early-career nurse investigator for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to build on significant research strengths in our School of Nursing. Qualified applicants require a relevant PhD […]

EVENT: Providing leadership to promote excellence in palliative and end-of-life care

BC Centre for Palliative Care: Providing leadership to promote excellence in palliative and end-of-life care WHAT: Dr. Doris Barwich, Executive Director, BC Centre for Palliative Care, and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UBC Vancouver, will share the Centre’s strategic plan and opportunities for collaboration. WHEN: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 10 – 11:00 am PST […]

Faces of FHSD: Jewelles Smith

Faces of FHSD: Jewelles Smith

Our faculty is proud to be home to the School of Nursing, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, and School of Social Work, where our students are the most important part of what we do. Meet Jewelles Smith—Interdisciplinary PhD student, child and youth mental health and substance use project manager, BC board of director for […]

Faces of FHSD: Melody Kuban

Faces of FHSD: Melody Kuban

Our faculty is proud to be home to the School of Nursing, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, and School of Social Work, where our students are the most important part of what we do. Meet Melody Kuban—Human Kinetics student, fitness enthusiast, and bucket-list master.  She took time out of her busy schedule to tell […]