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 Patty Wellborn on February 15, 2016
UBC researcher Barb Pesut’s tenure as Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Health, Ethics, and Diversity has been renewed for a further five years.
By Patty Wellborn on April 21, 2015
Retired baby boomers—professionals looking for something meaningful to do during retirement—might be the answer to helping seniors with chronic illness live independent lives.
A three-year study conducted by researchers at UBC Okanagan has determined that with the help of a trained professional to navigate their health care, chronically ill seniors in rural communities are able to maintain better, healthier lives than those without help.
By Patty Wellborn on March 5, 2014
Health care experts will discuss how to improve quality of life for people living with advanced life-limiting illnesses.
By Jody Jacob on February 28, 2014
If UBC’s walls could talk, what would they say?
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Barb Pesut, Celebrate Research Week, Centre for Scholarly Communication, College of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health and Social Development, School of Nursing, Southern Medical Program
By Patty Wellborn on December 16, 2013
With increasing numbers of Canadians living with serious chronic illnesses, health care experts are looking for ways to make life easier for them and their caregivers.
By Darren Handschuh on March 2, 2012
UBC's Okanagan campus has $10 million worth of funded projects
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Barb Pesut, Centre for Heart Lung and Vascular Health, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Learning, School of Engineering