Posts Tagged ‘Faculty of Health and Social Development’

Dads in Gear Website launch kicks off National Non-Smoking Week

January 17, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

Dads in Gear Website launch kicks off National Non-Smoking Week

UBC program aims to help young men kick the butt habit

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Cardiac physician, UBC educators to discuss heart condition

January 8, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , ,

Experts share their experiences of studying atrial fibrillation in senior patients.

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UBC professors join China's tobacco research centre

December 19, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Joan Bottorff, Professor in the School of Nursing, UBC Okanagan and Director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, John Oliffe, Professor in the School of Nursing, UBC Vancouver, Gayl Sarbit, Knowledge Broker, UBC Okanagan and Aimei Mao, Postdoctoral student at UBC are pictured here with Dr. Tingzhong Yang, Professor/Director, Centre for Tobacco Control Research at Zhejiang University, School of Medicine.

Two UBC professors have been invited to join China’s Centre for Tobacco Control Research as International Senior Consultants.

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UBC, Selkirk College team up to help those with serious chronic illness

December 16, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Selkirk College nursing instructor Tammy McLean

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.

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UBC research study looks at muscle change in healthy, older adults

December 2, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

The UBC Healthy Exercise and Aging Lab Group in the Faculty of Health and Social Development is looking for healthy older adults, aged 65 to 95 years, to participate in a study on muscle change and physical activity.

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Nursing researchers seeks family caregivers for end-of-life study

November 22, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Carole Robinson

A School of Nursing research team is seeking to recruit families involved in caring for family members dying of cancer.

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Public invited to trio of UBC talks over next three weeks

November 22, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

How does what you do online shape your online identity? That's the topic of next Tuesday night's free public talk presented in Kelowna by UBC -- the first of three compelling talks presented by UBC over the next three weeks. The impact of Nobel Prize-winning ideas in medicine, and the ideas behind this year's Nobel Prizes follow on Dec. 2 and 10 respectively.

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A brief history of medical science topic of public presentation

November 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Daniel Green

When it comes to advances in medicine, there have been remarkable discoveries over the ages. Through education, improved care, elimination of disease and aid of technology, medicine has helped create a healthier, longer-living society in the Western world.

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UBC nursing students take on role as victims in mock disaster

November 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

UBC nursing student Bobbi Bennett, as a ‘casualty’ in a recent mock disaster exercise in Vernon.

'Code orange' emergency exercise teaches quick life-and-death decision skills.

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It takes crowning a nurse to bring new hope to remote Ghana

November 13, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Muriel Kranabetter, Samantha Waller, Sarah Duddle and Caitlyn Robertson.

Regal title brings promise from UBC’s School of Nursing to build a health clinic.

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