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Deborah Marshall, Professor at the University of Calgary and Canada Research Chair, Health Services and Systems Research is a Visiting Scholar at C2E2 on Research Leave until the end of March, 2017.
Two Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute scientists are uncovering surprising statistics about the cost of asthma in British Columbia. Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi of the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, and his colleague Dr. J. Mark FitzGerald, director of the Centre for Heart and Lung Health, just completed a series of clinical trials and descriptive studies that all tell a similar story: asthma patients are costing BC a lot of money. And most of that spending could be avoided if patients were properly using available, affordable medications.
Whether you’re the type of person who follows all the stars on Instagram, or whether you’re not quite sure what a Kardashian is, celebrity and popular culture influence how all of us think and talk about health.
C2E2 Rounds are presented Mondays from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in room 700 of the VGH Research Pavilion, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC.