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James Andrew, has been awarded The President’s Service Award for Excellence

  James Andrew, BSc. (UBC), M.HSc. (U of Syd) has been awarded The President’s Service Award for Excellence (Advancing Diversity and Inclusion category) Congratulations to James Andrew who is a recipient of the 2013 President’s Service Award of Excellence in the ‘Advancing Diversity and Inclusion’ category.  James is former Associate Director of the Division of […]

Dr. Rob Lloyd-Smith has won two prestigious UBC Awards for his contributions to the UBC community

Dr. Rob Lloyd-Smith has won two prestigious UBC Awards for his contributions to the UBC community

Known for his expertise, compassion and quiet determinism

CBC Broadcasting ‘Faces of Palliative Care’

The “Faces of Palliative Care” documentary will re-air on Saturday, September 7 at 9 am and Sunday, September 8 at 11 am on the CBC in British Columbia.  It is slated to broadcast across the country later this fall. For many Canadians, palliative care is seen as a place where the dying are abandoned to […]

Dr. Michelle Butler appointed as new Director, UBC Midwifery Program

The Department of Family Practice and the Midwifery Program are delighted to announce that Dr. Michelle Butler has been appointed as the new Director of the UBC Midwifery Program. Dr. Michelle Butler is an experienced midwife, teacher, researcher, and university administrator.  She qualified as a Registered Nurse and Midwife before pursuing a BSc in Health […]