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Why is Canada so behind in research on climate change and health?+
Authors: Margaret McGregor, Stirling Bryan, Penny Brasher (far right in photo) & Courtney Howard (second from right in photo)
Congratulations to Professor Boris Sobolev who received the Best Oral Presentation Award at 2018 Global Congress in Dublin+
Congratulations to Professor Boris Sobolev who received the Best Oral Presentation Award at 2018 Global Congress in Dublin for a talk on findings from his study on 48-hour policy for the timing of hip fracture surgery.
Dr. Corinne Hohl is an Associate Professor in UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine, an Attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Vancouver General Hospital and a Scientist at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. Her main research interests are in emergency medicine, drug safety and effectiveness and adverse drug event surveillance. Dr. Hohl's research program aims to improve the safety of patients using prescribed medications by building better systems and enhancing research capacity.
Her currently-funded projects are:
Congratulations to Lindsay Hedden on Receiving Rising Star Award!+
Lindsay Hedden, a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Population and Public Health, has received this year’s Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)’s Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) Rising Star Award, for her Health Affairs paper on primary care workforce supply and activity.
Congratulations to C2E2's Mohsen Sadatsafavi who is to Receive New Investigator Research Award!+
C2E2 Member and UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences assistant professor Mohsen Sadatsafavi will receive the 2018 Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) New Investigator Research Award at an awards banquet to be held in June.
A before-after study of hospital use in two frail populations receiving different home- based services over the same time in Vancouver, Canada+
McGregor MJ, Cox MB, Slater JM, Poss J, McGrail KM, Ronald LA, Sloan J, Schulzer M. A before-after study of hospital use in two frail populations receiving different home-based services over the same time in Vancouver, Canada. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Apr 5;18(1):248.
Action to address the household economic burden of non-communicable diseases
Jan S, Laba T, Essue BM, Gheorghe A, Muhunthan J, Engelgau M. et al. Action to address the household economic burden of non-communicable diseases. The Lancet. 2018 April 4.+
Jan S, Laba T, Essue BM, Gheorghe A, Muhunthan J, Engelgau M. et al. Action to address the household economic burden of non-communicable diseases. The Lancet. 2018 April 4.
Program supports COPD patients to manage condition at home+
In Canada, as well as globally, chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The disease—which causes inflammation of the lungs and makes it more difficult to breathe—is life-changing for patients and their families. In more severe cases, trips to the emergency room and regular hospital admissions are all too frequent, putting a great deal of strain on patients, families and the health care system.