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Bruce McManus appointed a Member of the Order of Canada
July 13, 2018​Bruce McManus, Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. Read More >


Robin Roots recognized with CPA award
July 10, 2018Robin Roots, Clinical Coordinator for the Northern and Rural Cohort with the Department of Physical Therapy, was recognized with this year’s Global Health Award. Read More >


UBC study raises alarm over COPD’s early impact on lungs
July 10, 2018Patients diagnosed with even mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have already lost a significant portion of their small airways. Read More >


The 2018 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health recipients
July 5, 2018Five graduate students and two medical residents from the Faculty of Medicine are among nine recipients of this year’s Friedman Award for Scholars in Health. Read More >


Guest editorial by Dermot Kelleher: A medical school gets its own education
July 3, 2018"Standing apart is no longer an option." Read More >


HPV test better than Pap test at detecting cervical precancer
July 3, 2018A study of 19,000 women in British Columbia showed that the HPV test finds precancer sooner. Read More >


Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine centre
June 28, 2018The move recognizes WHRI's scientific contributions and its significance to the Faculty of Medicine’s mission and to the public’s health. Read More >


Susan Forwell named the recipient of the Muriel Driver Memorial Lectureship Award
June 27, 2018The lectureship is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession through research, education and the practice of occupational therapy. Read More >


Connie Eaves awarded the International Society for Stem Cell Research Tobias Award
June 27, 2018The award recognizes original and promising basic hematology research, and direct translational or clinical research related to cell therapy in hematological disorders. Read More >


Q&A with Roger Wong: Some seniors entering long-term care homes too soon
June 26, 2018The Executive Associate Dean, Education and Clinical Professor of Geriatrics believes that some seniors are entering facilities too soon. Read More >

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