School of Nursing
By Patty Wellborn on June 3, 2019
This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master's degree and 40 their doctorates.
By Patty Wellborn on April 16, 2019
UBC researchers have determined the majority of men struggle when it comes to understanding the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.
By Patty Wellborn on April 3, 2019
New UBC research cautions men recovering from a radical prostatectomy to take it easy when returning to work.
By Nathan Skolski on February 28, 2019
From urban farms to rural orchards and countless settings in between, a team of UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College researchers have spent three years and hundreds of hours speaking with migrant workers and their families about the challenges they face. The project recently received a $147,000 grant from the Vancouver Foundation to ensure their work […]
By Patty Wellborn on February 28, 2019
Researchers have determined that healthy premature babies can have as much success breastfeeding as full-term babies.
By Patty Wellborn on January 30, 2019
A UBC professor has determined that people diagnosed with terminal cancer—who have hope, positivity and family support—are able to live well during the advanced stage of the disease.
By Patty Wellborn on January 28, 2019
Mental health is a major health issue in Canada. Adults 50 and over continue to experience an increase in mental health concerns, especially in rural areas, and there is little information about their experiences.
By Christine Zeindler on November 5, 2018
With health information just one-click away, it’s not surprising that 70 per cent of Canadians consult the internet before their doctor. And if a patient has to travel to see a physician, the numbers of internet searches increase.
By Patty Wellborn on October 15, 2018
For the past 10 years, UBC Okanagan nursing students have hosted the Global Gala, a community event that raises funds for medical clinics in Zambia and Ghana.
By Nathan Skolski on August 9, 2018
With the trend of an app for just about everything these days, a team of researchers from several universities, examined the success of a mobile app designed to help young adults quit smoking.