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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. Keith Ahamad

Dr. Keith Ahamad discusses Methadone Therapy on Global News

  Listen to the full interview here: http://globalnews.ca/news/2156964/methadone-therapy-cuts-hiv-infection-rates-study/   VANCOUVER – Increasing access to methadone treatment through primary-care doctors and pharmacies significantly cuts the spread of HIV, according to research involving Vancouver residents addicted to opioids. Injection drug users who were not prescribed methadone were almost four times more likely to become HIV-positive, found the study, published […]

Top 20 Pioneers of Family Medicine Research Recognized by The College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Stefan Grzybowski and Dr. Michael Klein have been honoured by the College of Family Physicians as two of the Top 20 Pioneers of Family Medicine Research in Canada.  These pioneers in Family Medicine research were among the first to apply new research methodologies, laying the ground work for the advancement of the discipline in Canada.  The […]