Community Engagement

EVENT: Supporting family caregivers: The development and use of a decision guide

Supporting family caregivers: The development and use of a decision guide WHAT: Dr. Carole Robinson, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan will discuss the development of an evidence informed decision guide for family caregivers and its evaluation in use in practice. WHEN: Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 10 – […]

EVENT: First steps to taking action on Healthy Public Policy in your community

  First steps to taking action on Healthy Public Policy in your community WHAT: Dr. Nelly Oelke, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, UBC Okanagan, and Cheryl Van Vliet-Brown, PhD student, School of Nursing, UBC Okanagan, will share ideas and engage participants on how to incorporate a health-in-all-policies approach in an organization. WHEN: Thursday, October 22, […]

National pharmacare policy focus of public discussion on Thursday

Steve Morgan, a professor with UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, will speak in Kelowna Thursday as part of a public discussion about national pharmacare policy.

UBC Okanagan launches iSTAND event series

Imposter Syndrome and Rising Above It to examine competence and self-doubt.

UBC researchers announce second call for applications to ProjectMOVE

You're invited to join the ProjectMOVE Pubic Information Session. When: Wednesday, October 7, 6- 7p.m. Where: Parkinson Recreation Centre, Kelowna, PAC Activity Room Caperchione, an assistant professor with UBC’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, has received new funding to continue the project that examines how breast cancer survivors become motivated to increase their physical activity. Increasing […]

Passion Projects

How do you create environmental supports to make healthier lives? Casey knows.

Dads in Gear program kicks off in Kelowna, Abbotsford and Nanaimo