School of Nursing
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2017
A UBC Okanagan professor’s idea to improve quality of life for seriously ill adults is spreading across the country.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
By Bud Mortenson on May 26, 2017
Members of a newly formed Enactus UBC Okanagan team received national recognition competing in their first Enactus Canada National Exposition earlier this month.
By Patty Wellborn on March 8, 2017
With a growing trend of people choosing to die at home, UBC researchers have determined that those caring for palliative loved-ones need more support from health care professionals than they are currently getting.
By Patty Wellborn on February 9, 2017
Photographs may lead to better treatment and care for patients in rural communities, a UBC Okanagan study shows.
By Patty Wellborn on December 7, 2016
New moms are increasingly using expressed breast milk (either pumped or expressed by hand) instead of directly breastfeeding their babies, according to a UBC study.
By Matthew Grant on November 22, 2016
Health-care professionals are hesitant to administer the flu vaccine to pregnant women, despite the potential life-saving benefits, according to a UBC study.
By Patty Wellborn on November 3, 2016
Each spring, students in UBC Okanagan’s School of Nursing travel to Zambia or Ghana to complete a global health practicum. To help fund this project, the students host the Global Gala, a formal dinner and silent auction open to the community.
By Patty Wellborn on November 1, 2016
Despite studies that show men generally want to be healthy, there are very few workplace programs designed specifically for men that encourage healthy lifestyles.
By Pauline Potocky on August 22, 2016
You are cordially invited to attend a Visiting Scholar Presentation….. Why might gender be important in the design and delivery of public health interventions? WHAT: Dr. Kate Hunt, Professor; Associate Director, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Scotland, will share the key messages from Football Fans […]