News & Honours

Dr. Jeffrey Wong Receives the 2023 JAMMI Trainee Published Manuscript Award
March 18, 2024
The manuscript “Establishing obstetrics-specific metrics and interventions for antimicrobial stewardship” of Dr. Jeffrey Wong – the current Reproductive Infectious Diseases Fellow, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 JAMMI Trainee Published Manuscript Award. Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada is the national specialty association that represents physicians, clinical microbiologists and […] Read More >

Visiting Professor Emeritus, Dr. Susan Reed
March 8, 2024
We had the honour of Dr. Susan Reed, Professor Emeritus from the University of Washington visit us to present the BCWH Interprofessional Grand Rounds-REI Lectureship and deliver the Keynote Address for the 9th Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium on March 7 & 8, 2024. Read More >

Dr. Fariba Mohtashami – New Site Head of St. Paul’s Hospital
March 5, 2024
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Fariba Mohtashami as the new Site Head of St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Mohtashami takes on this role as of 1 March 2024 from Dr. David Wilkie. Dr. Mohtashami advocates for gender equity in medicine and especially in surgery. She promotes equal pay for OBGYNs and equitable […] Read More >

The BC Centre for Vulvar Health welcomes Dr. Mruganka Kale!
January 8, 2024
The BC Centre for Vulvar Health would like to welcome Dr. Mruganka Kale who has started the vulvovaginal health and sexual medicine advanced training program. Dr. Kale is originally from Vancouver and completed medical school at UBC. She did a Masters degree in health policy at Queen’s University. She did her residency training in Obstetrics […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Money – Order of Canada Recipient
January 3, 2024
We are proud to announce that Dr Deborah Money, Professor, and Department Head, in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, is one of the  B.C. residents appointed as Officers to the Order of Canada for her contributions to women’s health, notably in the field of reproductive infectious diseases, as a researcher, clinician, teacher and mentor. […] Read More >

OBGYN Welcomes New Department Head – Dr. Deborah Money
October 29, 2023
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Department Head, Dr. Deborah Money.  Deborah is probably familiar to most of you as a long term member of our Department.  Dr. Money is taking over from Dr. Gavin Stuart. Gavin stepped into the Interim Department Head role for […] Read More >

Dr. Deborah Money Honoured Woman’s Health Champion, Health Leader Award by BC Women’s Health Foundation
October 23, 2023
On Saturday, October 14, BC Women’s Health Foundation honoured Dr. Deborah Money with the Women’s Health Champion, Health Leader Award at the Glow Gala presented by RBC. Dr. Money is a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a clinician/scientist in Reproductive Infectious Diseases. She has led studies on HIV in pregnancy, the HPV vaccine, the vaginal microbiome, three […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Williams and Dr. Allaire on receiving the 2023 FACULTY OF MEDICINE Clinical Faculty Awards
October 8, 2023
Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. Dr. Catherine Allaire and Dr. Christina Williams are among the Clinical Faculty Awards recipients this year. Dr. Catherine Allaire – Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Leadership/Service Dr. Christina Williams – Clinical Faculty Award […] Read More >

2023 Division of Gynaecologic Oncology Research Award Recipient
August 10, 2023
The Division of Gynaecologic Oncology announces the recipient of the 2023 Gynaecologic Oncology Research Awards funded by the Research Endowment. We would like to thank all of the applicants for their outstanding proposals. The results are now in and funding will be awarded for one project. Dr. Jennifer Pors – The Spectrum of Estrogen Receptor […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman on receiving UBC National Research Prize
July 11, 2023
The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine announces the recipients of the UBC National Research Prizes, recognizing three of Canada’s leading researchers in heart health, brain health and cancer. The tenth annual Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research is awarded to Dr. David Huntsman for his outstanding accomplishments and influence in advancing the global […] Read More >