Impact of Giving

Youth living well with Bipolar Disorder

Once Amir was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he was eager to understand this brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy and activity levels. He didn’t need to look any further than Vancouver to find Dr. Erin Michalak, network leader of CREST.BD, a team that studies psychosocial issues in bipolar disorder with youth ages […]
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A new home for UBC sports medicine and exercise science

The Chan Gunn Pavilion will house physicians and physical therapists who treat up to 3,500 patients a month.
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UBC expands research into healthy aging with $24 million gift

The donation from Edwin S.H. Leong is the largest gift that the Faculty of Medicine has ever received from an individual.
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Bursary fosters family connections

The Doctors of BC bursary has allowed dermatology resident, Lisa Flegel to stay in touch with her family and find a work-life balance.
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Big-city vision with small-town heart

Third-year UBC medical student Michael Gallea is one of 125 medical students to receive a bursary to support his journey in medicine.
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$6-million donation creates UBC’s largest endowed scholarship

The gift from the late Sydney Friedman and Constance Livingtsone-Friedman supports travel by graduate and medical students in the health sciences.
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Shedding new light on life with personalized medicine

With the help of the Grech family's donation, a three year study was created, led by Professors Kevin and Cheryl Gregory-Evans using a personalized medicine approach to treating vision loss.
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A 25-year partnership in professionalizing occupational hygiene

The Faculty of Medicine has Western Canada’s only graduate-level training program devoted to workplace hazards and health impacts.
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Weaving threads for equity

When Laura Bulk, MOT’14, is on the job as an occupational therapist, she helps people who were injured in motor vehicle accidents continue doing the activities that bring meaning to their lives. If someone needs help getting dressed to be able to meet a friend for coffee on Fridays, she arranges a care aid. For […]
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