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Grants awarded to department members

Congratulations to the following department members who have recently received grants:   Bob Woollard and Farah Shroff :    2020 University Sustainability Initiative (USI) Interdisciplinary Education Grant to continue their work on “Sustainability and Self Care: Creating a Healthy Planet from Macro to Micro”. More information: https://sustain.ubc.ca/teaching-applied-learning/sustainability-fellowships/current-fellow   Covid-19 Strategic Investment Fund Grant, Faculty of […]

Hamideh Bayrampour and team study “The Risk of Relapse of Depression During Pregnancy After Discontinuation of Antidepressants”

Hamideh Bayrampour and team study “The Risk of Relapse of Depression During Pregnancy After Discontinuation of Antidepressants”

Hamideh Bayrampour, Assistant Professor, and her team were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry for their study “The Risk of Relapse of Depression During Pregnancy After Discontinuation of Antidepressants.”

Dr Farah Shroff

Farah Shroff speaks to CBC Radio on the effects of Covid-19 and women’s work

Farah Shroff, Adjunct Professor, in the Department of Family Practice spoke to CBC Radio (June 8, 2020) on the effect Covid-19 has had on women’s work.  

Partnership connects family physicians with personal protective equipment

A remarkable collaboration between the University of Victoria Department of Biomedical Engineering,the Department of Family Practice, the Vancouver Island Medical Program, and Viking Air, has resulted in the distribution of much needed Personal Protective Equipment to clinical family doctors in the Vancouver Island Health Authority region and beyond.   Donations of material and approval of open […]