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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 […]

2015 Doctors of BC Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following faculty members who have been honoured with 2015 Doctors of BC awards:   Dr. Carole Williams, Clinical Instructor received the Dr. David M. Bachop Gold Medal for Distinguished Medical Service   Dr. Mark Schonfeld, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Darlene Hammell, Clinical Professor, and Dr. Peter Newbery, Clinical Professor have all received a […]

2015 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients Announced

2015 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the following faculty members for their outstanding achievements: Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Community Practice Teaching Recognizes a clinical faculty member who has sustained an educational impact in a local community and demonstrates excellence in teaching   Dr. Glenn Bowlsby, Clinicial Assistant Professor, Vancouver Fraser Medical Program Dr. Amor Kloppers, Clinical Instructor, […]