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WHRI investigator, Leanne Dahlgren’s, research profiled in the Vancouver Sun

According to new research by WHRI investigator Leanne Dahlgren, First Nations women are receiving a lower level of obstetric care compared to other women and the difference may be contributing to higher infant mortality rates in native populations. Continue reading here
Public Health Strategies to Prevent Preterm Birth on Monday, November 16, 2015
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2016 Dr. Fred Bryans Faculty Forum
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Trainee Research Symposium: PREGNANCY AND THE MIND "Exploring the triad of the caregiver, mother and the fetus'
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WHRI member, Dr.Jerilynn Prior, weighs in on recent research indicating that having a regular period does not guarantee ovulation
Dr. Jerilynn Prior, a professor of endocrinology at UBC and scientific director of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research READ MORE

Congratulations to WHRI member Dr. Julie van Schalkwyk for being appointed Interim Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, BC Women’s Hospital

It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Julie van Schalkwyk as Interim Head, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, effective September 1, 2015. READ MORE

Congratulations to WHRI Member Dr. Wendy Norman on recieving PHSA+ Award
We would like to congratulate our WHRI Member Dr. Wendy Norman on being awarded the Individual Category PHSA+ Award! Read More
Where Hope Meets Health Care

Caring for patients with the latest technologies and treatments, BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation is at the peak of its powers, thanks to CEO Laurie Clarke and the critical work of her staff Read More

Women’s Health Recognized through CIHR Foundation and Operating Grants

Congratulations to Women’s Health Research Institute Members for their success in the recent CIHR Competition for Foundation and Operating Grants. Read More Here


WHRI researcher, Dr. Wendy Norman, is being featured in the current issue of the journal “Canadian Family Physician”

The article highlights Dr. Norman’s role as Chair for the Section of Researchers for the College of Family Physicians where they are working to give a more friendly face to clinician research. Click Here

Congratulations to Dr. Denise Pugash for PRIME!
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) awards UBC $827,000 for research in maternal and infant health taking place at BC Women's Hospital. Read More


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