News & Honours

Welcome to Dr Shannon Reid
July 28, 2014
Welcome Dr. Shannon Reid to the UBC Advanced Training Program in Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Reid completed her OBGYN specialist training in Sydney, Australia, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). She is currently pursuing a PhD entitled “The use of […] Read More >

CIHR Funding Success
July 4, 2014
A number of individuals from our department received CIHR Operating Grants this cycle. CIHR had more than 3,000 submission, and 400  that were funded, 44 went to UBC and 6 to the Department of Ob/Gyn.  With a very low success rate at CIHR (13%), this is quite remarkable. Congratulations to the successfully funded investigators: BERISTAIN, […] Read More >

Shanghai Visit
June 30, 2014
Shanghai, China – Summer of 2014 Visit to the International Peace Maternity and Child Health Hospital and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Drs. Cundiff,  Leung and Dr. Christian Klausen, visited the International Peace Maternity and Child Health Hospital, a site of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, from June 16-22. Since it’s founding in […] Read More >

Canadian Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine – New President
June 27, 2014
Dr Amanda Skoll Nominated Dr Amanda Skoll has been nominated as the new President of the Canadian Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine.  CSMFM was established in 2009 to represent MFM specialists in Canada, to promote education and research relevant to maternal, fetal and newborn health and to improve collaboration and communication among Canadian MFM specialists. Read More >

Mentorship Award – KS Joseph
June 23, 2014
Mentorship 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, 2014
Our 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, 2014
The World Health Organisation recommends 2 doses HPV vaccine for girls under 15, based on BC research.  For more information: Read More >

Gates Foundation funds expansion of UBC pre-eclampsia project
March 26, 2014
With 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, 2014
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology would like to congratulate Drs. Tracy Pressey and Jagdeep Ubhi. Read More >

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