Faculty of Medicine
By Patty Wellborn on March 2, 2020
A team of researchers has developed an online platform of tried and true resources to help people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) lead a more active life.
Posted in Media Releases, Spotlight | Tagged Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Faculty of Medicine, Research
By Christine Zeindler on December 20, 2019
UBCO researchers are challenging established assumptions, innovating solutions and creating new knowledge that will have broad impacts on our society. Here are some of the accomplishments reached in 2019.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Medicine, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Research, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Nursing, Southern Medical Program
By Christine Zeindler on September 9, 2019
UBC's Rob Shaw served up victory for Canada at the recent Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.
By Patty Wellborn on May 3, 2018
The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow brings a multidisciplinary group of healthcare students and graduates from a number of provincial post-secondary institutions to showcase career opportunities to rural high school students.
By Christine Zeindler on April 26, 2018
About four per cent of Canadian children are living with a disability and their level of physical activity has been unknown, until now.
By Patty Wellborn on February 8, 2018
A new online resource has brought the faces and names of the Okanagan’s colourful and vibrant history into the 21st century.
By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2017
A UBC study investigating how cancer patients might use an advance care planning software created for seniors has shown promising results and led to improvements in the program.
By Patty Wellborn on August 10, 2017
New UBC research shows that telemedicine dramatically improves access to quality medical care in small and rural BC communities—while saving time, money and travel risk for patients.
By Patty Wellborn on May 18, 2017
A diverse group of university students from across BC and Canada recently spent a week in rural BC to inspire high school students to pursue future careers in healthcare.
By Matthew Grant on December 15, 2016
The number of breast cancer patients that have to be reoperated on in Canada is too high and impacts patient well-being and health care costs, according to UBC research.