Family Matters

Two Faculty members receive 2016 Doctors of BC Awards

Two Faculty members receive 2016 Doctors of BC Awards

Congratulations to the following faculty members who have been honoured with 2016 Doctors of BC Awards:   Dr. Derek Poteryko, Clinical Assistant Professor, received the Council on Health Promotion Award of Excellence- Individual Category for his work in promoting health promotion initiatives in the Nanaimo community.             Dr. Beverly Spring, Clinical Assistant […]

Dr. Patricia Janssen receives 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Dr. Patricia Janssen, Professor, School of Population and Public Health, and Associate member of the Department of Family Practice is the recipient of a 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award. She received the award in the Research and the Sciences category. Dr. Janssen conducts research to promote healthy pregnancy and birth, particularly among women marginalized by […]

2016 Scholarship Day Award Winners Announced

2016 Scholarship Day Award Winners Announced

The Department of Family Practice Postgraduate department hosted Scholarship day on June 14, 2016.  Second-year residents and midwifery students gathered to present their research projects at this full day event.  There were several opportunities for participants to network with the department’s faculty across the province and to engage with promising young researchers emerging from the […]

Dr. Wendy Norman receives 2015 Darroch Award for Excellence

Dr. Wendy Norman receives 2015 Darroch Award for Excellence

Dr. Wendy Norman has received the 2015 Darroch Award for Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research from the New York-based Guttmacher Institute.  The award recognizes an emerging leader who is a researcher in the field of sexual and reproductive health, where scientific evidence is essential to guiding the policies and programs of the future. The […]