Research News


Academic Day – May 4 2022 – Call for Abstracts DEADLINE FRIDAY MARCH 11, 2022 5:00 PM PST
January 12, 2022CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE FRIDAY MARCH 11, 2022: 5:00 PM PST   ObGyn Annual Academic Day Read More >


Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Liauw!
December 9, 2021Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Liauw on receiving the 2021 Michael Smith Health Research BC Health Professional-Investigator Award! The Health Professional-Investigator Program helps close the gap between health research and its implementation. The awards support health professionals who are actively involved in patient care to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system […] Read More >


Save the Date – UBC OBGYN Academic Day May 4, 2022!
December 6, 2021Save the date – UBC OBGYN Academic Day May 4, 2022! Read More >


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 >


2021 Digital Health Week – BCCHR & WHRI
November 2, 2021Don’t miss out on an opportunity to learn about how digital health can work for you! Between November 29-December 3, the Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) are co-hosting exciting events for Digital Health Week. The week’s virtual activities will include an engaging kick-off event featuring presenters who […] Read More >


Save the date: 2022 Dr. Fred Bryans Faculty Forum
October 25, 2021  We are happy to announce that we will be hosting the next Dr. Fred Bryans Faculty Forum on March 31st, 2022! For the first-ever Spring Faculty Forum, we hope to bring our faculty together again, in person, to showcase the spectrum of our research and cultivate collaborations across specialties. Program and registration details forthcoming! […] Read More >


New OBGYN publication!
September 29, 2021Dr. Gillian Hanley (OBGYN Assistant Professor) & her team published the article “Association of Epidural Analgesia During Labor and Delivery With Autism Spectrum Disorder in Offspring” in JAMA yesterday. The study findings highlight that maternal epidural analgesia use during labor and delivery was associated with a small increase in the risk of autism spectrum disorder in […] Read More >


SAVE THE DATE: A Spotlight of Trainee Research from the BC Perinatal Data Registry: August 26 1:00 – 2:00
August 20, 2021The WHRI will be hosting a special rounds in August to spotlight trainee research that has used the BC Perinatal Data Registry.  The WHRI will be hosting these rounds in celebration of their partnership with Perinatal Services BC and to highlight the array of trainee projects that have been made possible these past few years […] 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 >


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 >