Southern Medical Program
By Nathan Skolski on September 28, 2020
COVID-19 has created an entirely new set of challenges for the more than 6.2 million Canadians living with a disability, says UBC Professor Kathleen Martin Ginis.
By Patty Wellborn on September 2, 2020
While virtual medical and rehabilitation appointments seemed novel when COVID-19 first appeared, they now seem to be part of the new norm and might be paving the way to the future.
By Nathan Skolski on June 2, 2020
In the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, testing in the emergency department at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) was primarily reserved for those patients needing hospitalization to treat their disease.
By Patty Wellborn on May 7, 2020
For many people, staying active during COVID-19 isolation can be a struggle. More so for people living with disabilities, says UBC Okanagan’s Kathleen Martin Ginis.
By Nathan Skolski on April 23, 2020
Southern Medical Program (SMP) students based at UBC Okanagan are assisting front-line physicians in the battle against COVID-19 in the BC Interior.
By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2020
Countries around the world, including Canada, are working to contain the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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By Patty Wellborn on January 28, 2020
With increasing interest in promoting transparency, collaboration, and reproducibility in academic research, the University of British Columbia announced today that it has become the first Canadian post-secondary institution to join the Center for Open Science’s online platform, Open Science Framework Institutions (OSFI).
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.
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By Nathan Skolski on December 10, 2019
A lack of physical activity, a poor diet and too much stress are taking their toll on the health of Canadians, says a new UBC study.
By Patty Wellborn on November 21, 2019
Ariel Smith, a Southern Medical Program student at UBC Okanagan has seen first-hand the impacts of the opioid overdose crisis on Okanagan communities.