News & Honours

D. A. Boyes Memorial Award and Community Award
November 4, 2021The D. A. Boyes Society, in honor, and memory, of Dr. David Alexander Boyes’ lifetime commitment to teaching and engagement announce the fourth year of the Memorial Research Award. This is a grant competition designed to provide critical review, with rapid turn-around, and funding for proposals that would not be eligible to receive funding at […] Read More >

MIS Program Welcomes Dr. Tinya Lin!
September 7, 2021  The OBGYN Advanced Training in Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain, and Advanced Laparoscopy Program welcomes Dr. Tinya Lin. She is currently completing a clinical fellowship in the Advanced Training Program in Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain, and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. She completed medical school at the University of Western Ontario, followed by residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at […] Read More >

Distinguished Achievement Award Winners in OBGYN
August 9, 2021We would like to congratulate our department award winners Drs. Hanley and Money. Service to the University and Community – Dr. Deborah Money Recognizes significant contributions to local, national, or international communities aimed at improved health outcomes of the population.   Overall Excellence – Early Career – Dr. Gillian Hanley Recognizes outstanding contributions in the […] Read More >

Congratulations CIHR Grant Recipients!
July 28, 2021Congratulations to our OBGYN investigators who were awarded funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Spring 2021 competition. Project Grants Project: “Improving access to family planning services for Indigenous peoples through storytelling” [link]. Principal Investigator: Dr. Sarah Munro (UBC OBGYN) et al. | UBC OBGYN Co-investigator: Dr. Wendy Norman (Affiliate UBC […] Read More >

Meet Your New CFAC Representative – Dr. Jennifer Yam
July 19, 2021The Clinical Faculty Affairs Committee (CFAC) is an advisory committee to the Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs on the academic policy concerns of the clinical faculty as they relate to appointment and promotion, recognition and remuneration, faculty educational development, Faculty of Medicine representation and other issues of this nature. Dr. Jennifer Yam is the new representative for OBGYN. […] Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Yvette Drew
July 13, 2021We would like to introduce Dr. Yvette Drew.  Dr Drew has a joint faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with OBGYN and the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology.  This position was as a result of the faculty renewal program run by the Faculty of Medicine. Dr Yvette Drew previously worked as Senior Lecturer […] Read More >

Family Planning Welcomes Dr. Pallavi Sriram!
July 5, 2021The OBGYN Family Planning Program welcomes Dr. Pallavi Sriram who will be starting our Advanced Training program in Family Planning. Dr. Sriram did her undergraduate degree in physiology and psychology at the University of Toronto. She completed both medical school and Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Western Ontario. She is thrilled to […] Read More >

Dr. Janice Kwon Promoted to Professor
June 21, 2021The Department would like to congratulate Dr. Janice Kwon on her promotion to Professor with Tenure as of 1 July 2021.  Janice has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to teaching, research and service in order to attain this promotion. Dr. Kwon is a Gynecologic Oncologist at UBC, Vancouver General Hospital, and BC Cancer. She is a clinician scientist […] Read More >

Dr Erica Phelps appointed Physician Quality Improvement Advisor for Fraser Health Authority
June 16, 2021Dr Phelps is an OB/GYN at Langley Memorial Hospital and a Clinical Instructor in the UBC Department of OB/GYN. She is recognized as a senior leader for Quality Improvement within Fraser Health Authority, having served as OB/GYN Department Head and Medical QI Lead for Langley Memorial Hospital. She will work with physicians and clinical leaders […] Read More >

Welcome to Larisse Melo
June 2, 2021Please welcome Larisse Melo to the Department. Larisse is joining us as the Interim Research Manager at BCWH, and will be dividing her time between on-site and remote work. Larisse completed a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from the Federal University of RN – Brazil, and a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from UBC. […] Read More >