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A rise in injury rates for older male motorcyclists
October 3, 2014Motorcycle injury data from 2001 to 2010 indicated that motorcycle-related injuries were older men of age 45-74. Read More >


Walkable neighbourhoods produce better health outcomes
September 29, 2014Lawrence Frank, Professor in the School of Population and Public Health, found that people who prefer to walk and live in walkable neighbourhoods are healthier. Read More >


First NMP graduate in Urology to practice in Prince George
September 26, 2014Alym Abdulla becomes the first Northern Medical Program graduate to return to Prince George as a practicing Urologist. Read More >


Physician, teach thyself
September 26, 2014New technologies are helping future doctors take their education into their own hands. Read More >


Five faculty inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
September 19, 2014Five faculty members have been inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Fifty new Fellows were inducted into the Academy this year. The distinctive competencies of these distinguished individuals have led to remarkable accomplishments and academic service. The induction ceremony was held on September 18 during the CAHS Forum and Annual General Meeting. The five faculty members […] Read More >


Big jump coming for UBC’s speech-language pathology program
September 16, 2014First-year slots in the master's degree program will grow by 56 per cent, to help address the shortage of therapists. Read More >


New research finds quicker method to create insulin-producing cells
September 12, 2014Professor Timothy Kieffer leads research of a protocol that turns stem cells into insulin-producing cells in just six weeks Read More >


Occupational therapist-turned-children’s author shares her personal journey
September 11, 2014Paulette Bourgeois was the keynote at this year's OT Capstone Conference. Read More >


UBC health researchers join new national team tackling dementia
September 10, 2014Howard Feldman, Executive Associate Dean, Research, will serve on the consortium's executive committee, helping to oversee clinical trials and drug discovery efforts. Read More >


UBC’s Rural Family Medicine Residency Program expanding to Kootenay Boundary region
September 9, 2014The expansion will build on new residency programs in the Coastal and Interior regions of B.C. Read More >

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