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Sarah Neil-Sztramko_FeatureUBC students explore the impact of exercise on cancer prevention and rehabilitationJune 29, 2015What role does exercise play in cancer prevention, rehabilitation, and survivorship? UBC students – Sarah Neil-Sztramko, Amy Kirkham, and Stanley Hung – are on the path to find out. Read More

paul grossFor dudes, by DUDESJune 18, 2015Paul Gross, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Practice hopes the DUDES Club will create a safe, supportive place for men to talk about health, both physical and mental. Read More

Barbara PurvesUBC language expert Barbara Purves looks at how technology is helping people with aphasia find new voiceJune 18, 2015UBC's Barbara Purves has been engaged in aphasia clinical practice and research for several decades and says there’s new hope for those with the condition thanks to advances in technology. Read More

Playground_770Risky outdoor play positively impacts children’s health: UBC studyJune 9, 2015Mariana Brussoni, Assistant Professor, SPPH has found that children who engage in risky outdoor play see greater physical and social health benefits. Read More

for 6ixSigma Productions and PG AirNew academic space opens at University Hospital of Northern B.C.June 9, 2015The Learning and Development Centre includes a library, seminar rooms, a clinical simulation centre, video-conferencing rooms, and group-study areas. Read More

TickLyme disease: A mix of misdiagnosis and misinformationJune 9, 2015David Patrick, Director of the School of Population and Public Health, says the disease is 100 times less prevalent in B.C. than southern Ontario or Connecticut. Read More

DSC_8640Medical cannabis company donates $1 million to explore plant’s healing potentialJune 8, 2015The gift will support research by Assistant Professor of Medicine M-J Milloy. Read More

Dermatology meeting_homepageAt global dermatology event, UBC’s Harvey Lui takes the reinsJune 7, 2015The quadrennial World Congress of Dermatology will also feature research presentations by UBC faculty, fellows and students. Read More

CfEIH homepage_01Two major gifts aim to grow ranks of aboriginal health providersJune 1, 2015The pair of $1 million donations, from Lindsay and Elizabeth Gordon and the North family, will support UBC's Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health. Read More

Midwifery_FirstGradClass_FeatureMidwifery Program celebrates 10-year anniversary of first graduating classMay 19, 2015This spring, eight more students will earn a Bachelor of Midwifery degree from UBC. Read More