News & Honours


Mentorship Award – KS Joseph
June 23, 2014Mentorship Award Mentor award of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research This award recognizes the importance of dedicated and skilled mentors in the development of reproductive, pediatric, and perinatal epidemiologists. Nominees are evaluated based on proficiency in mentoring skills, dedication to mentoring, and attention to advisee development both technically, professionally, and personally. Nominees […] Read More >


UBC ObGyn 14th Annual Academic Day
May 9, 2014Our 14th annual Academic Day was held on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Chan Auditorium in the Child and Family Research Institute.  Sixteen trainees had the opportunity to present their work as an oral presentation, and there was a record-breaking 8 poster presentations.  Faculty abstracts were displayed to showcase the research done in 2013 by […] Read More >


BC Research Impacts WHO Recommendations
April 9, 2014The World Health Organisation recommends 2 doses HPV vaccine for girls under 15, based on BC research.  For more information:http://www.who.int/immunization/sage/meetings/2014/april/report_summary_april_2014/en/ Read More >


Gates Foundation funds expansion of UBC pre-eclampsia project
March 26, 2014With this latest grant, Professor Peter von Dadelszen will take his diagnostic and treatment trial to Mozambique. Read More >


Department members receive two of four MD teaching awards
March 20, 2014The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology would like to congratulate Drs. Tracy Pressey and Jagdeep Ubhi. Read More >


Fred Bryans Faculty Forum Report 2014
March 7, 2014The fourth annual Dr Fred Bryans Faculty Forum took place the morning of February 6, 2014 at the Medical Student & Alumni Centre. Read More >


New MD Undergraduate Program Director
March 5, 2014Dr. Sarah Finlayson recently took on the position of MD Undergraduate Program Director. Read More >


ObGyn Mourns an Iconic Member
February 5, 2014Dr. Gary Romalis: an inspiring clinician, teacher, mentor and champion of reproductive choice. Sadly, late on January 30th, Gary died in hospital at age 76 from complications of acute pancreatitis, a final battle he was not to win. Dr. Romalis was a graduate of UBC medical school in 1962 and in his second year was […] Read More >


Hand-me-down immunity
December 20, 2013Deborah Money is exploring the idea of ‘pre-loading’ immunity by vaccinating women during pregnancy to protect newborns. Read More >


Easing the pain
September 19, 2013UBC’s Carolin Klein works with women suffering from vulvodynia, the recurrent or persistent pain or discomfort in the genital area. Read More >