Research News

Dr. Catherine Smith’s Resident Research Project Published in the Green Journal!
November 13, 2019
    Dr. Catherine Smith, a fifth year Resident in our Department, has published her Resident Research Project in the December 2019 issue of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. This is the first Resident Research Project to be published using data from the BC Perinatal Data […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman!
September 25, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. David Huntsman is the Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Professor of Gynaecologic Oncology, holds the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Molecular and Genomic Pathology, and is a Professor in […] Read More >

Featured Researcher – Dr. Deborah Money
September 25, 2019
Where do you work and live (e.g. what is your day job)? I work here in Vancouver, and my job, at the moment, is about 2/3rd as the Executive Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and about 1/3rd of the time I do clinical work and my clinical research programme. What is your primary […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Money!
September 6, 2019
  Congratulations to our very own Dr. Deborah Money, MD, FRCSC, on being the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (IDSOG).  The award recognizes Dr. Money for her outstanding contributions to improving women’s health through scientific exchange, education, and leadership in infectious diseases in […] Read More >

Faculty of Medicine – Summer Student Research Program (SSRP) Students – OBGYN Department
August 27, 2019
The department was happy to host six Summer Student Research Program students from the Faculty of Medicine this summer: Gabriel Chan worked with Dr. Ken Lim and Dr. Mohamed Elgendi on a project entitled: “A Pilot Study to Determine the Optimal Finger for Hypertension and Preeclampsia Assessment Using Pulse Oximeter Collection”. Michelle Lisonek worked with […] Read More >

Announcing the 2019 MSFHR Scholar Award Recipients
July 19, 2019
    Congratulations to our very own Drs. Sarah Munro, Aline Talhouk, and Michael Anglesio, whose projects have been selected for funding by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MFHR) Scholar Program! Drs. Munro, Talhouk, and Anglesio are among 20 exceptional BC-based health researchers named as 2019 Scholar award recipients. The MSFHR Scholar Program […] Read More >

Announcing the 2019 WHRI Catalyst Grants: LOI due August 1
July 8, 2019
The Women’s Health Research Institute, in partnership with the BC Women’s Health Foundation, is pleased to announce the 2019 Catalyst Grant competition for the advancement of knowledge in women’s and newborn’s health. A total of six grants will be awarded at $25,000 each. Like last year, there is a required letter of intent which is […] Read More >

June 17, 2019
On June 4th, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Government of Canada, announced an investment of $10 million toward national cervical cancer research in partnership with BC Women’s Health Foundation. This funding will help to support the BC Gynaecologic Cancer Initiative in its efforts to eliminate cervical cancer. The BC Women’s Health Foundation […] Read More >

2019 Resident Research Orientation
June 14, 2019
        Our residents who are wrapping up their PGY1 year got to engage in a full day of learning at our annual Resident Research Orientation on June 6th, 2019.  Topics covered include resident research expectations, critical literature appraisal, library resources, study design, ethics approval process, privacy in the context of research, biostatistics […] Read More >

12th Annual Lectureship in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery 2019 – A Success!
June 13, 2019
The 12th Annual Lectureship in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery was a success!  Dr. Magali Robert gave a wonderful lecture on “Vaginal Mesh and Chronic Pain: the evidence, management and outcomes” which was followed by a research seminar where research ideas/works in progress were presented. Read More >