Southern Medical Program
By Nathan Skolski on April 15, 2019
Research for those living with chronic disease, physical disability and obesity is set to get a boost with the opening of two new community-focused research spaces at UBC Okanagan.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Research, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Southern Medical Program
By Patty Wellborn on October 17, 2018
A UBC medical student has helped tackle the problem of food security in a rural BC town.
By Patty Wellborn on May 30, 2018
While blueprints are essential for any construction project, a team of researchers—working hand in hand with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)—say a clear blueprint is vital when it comes to establishing sporting programs including people with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on May 23, 2018
A pilot program encouraging older adults to get walking to improve their health has revealed unexpected details to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Biology, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Research, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Social Work, Southern Medical Program
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 15, 2018
As the legalization of recreational cannabis comes closer to reality, conversations have begun to focus on the implications for campus communities.
By Nathan Skolski on November 27, 2017
UBC Okanagan is embarking on the largest fundraising campaign for students its 12-year history.
Posted in Media Releases, Spotlight | Tagged College of Graduate Studies, 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, School of Engineering, Southern Medical Program, Student Life
By Patty Wellborn on October 19, 2017
The UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program is launching a new research program aimed at progressing the research front when it comes to the prevention and management of chronic diseases.