Research News

Thank you to Larisse Melo!
June 27, 2022Larisse will be transitioning out of the Interim Research Manager role at BCWH; her last day is June 30th, 2022. This transition time is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the tremendous job she did over the past year which included navigating the transition to in-person research activities and the first ever hybrid Dr Fred Bryans […] Read More >

2022 D. A. Boyes Memorial Research Awardee!
May 9, 2022Congratulations to Dr. Kimberly Stewart & Dr. Justin McGinnis (Supervisor) for receiving the 2022 D. A. Boyes Memorial Research Award for the project “Evaluating patient adherence, satisfaction and out-of-pocket expense following transition to apixaban for extended post-operative venous thromboembolic prophylaxis after gynecologic oncology surgery: a multidisciplinary quality improvement program”. We look forward to seeing the […] Read More >

Dr. Deborah Money featured on CIHR’s “Ask a Scientist” video series
April 5, 2022Dr. Deborah Money was featured on CIHR’s Ask a Scientist video collection! Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines and fertility has been rampant, but the good news is that data from scientific studies around the world have been very reassuring. There is already a tremendous body of evidence telling us that the COVID-19 vaccines do not interfere with […] Read More >

Register today – Faculty Research Forum
February 28, 2022On behalf of the 2022 Fred Bryans Faculty Forum Planning Committee, we are excited to invite you to join us for the 2022 Forum, themed Quality Improvement to Advance Women’s Health   When: Thursday, March 31st, 2022 from 9 AM – 5:30PM Where: Sage Bistro at UBC (map) and virtually (via live-stream).   In-person event: Limited spots available […] Read More >

Academic Day – Congratulations to the Winners!
January 12, 2022Congratulations to the winners of Academic Day! Poster Category:  Student Category:  First Place: Sarah Mohn “Peri-Partum Bacteremia: Bacterial epidemiology, antibiotics, and neonatal outcomes”  Runner Up: Sandy Wu “Acceptability of using a silicone buffer for reduction of deep dyspareunia in patients with endometriosis: a pilot study”  Resident/Fellow Category: First Place: Suraya Bhabha “Establishing the Incidence of […] 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 >

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 >