Does Global Health Make Data or Health? Learning from Peruvian Trans Women

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To imagine and reimagine a more just global health, Dr. Amaya Perez-Brumer asks you to join her in sitting with the discomfort of the following question, “Does global health make data or does global health make health?” To begin to think through this question, she will discuss three ongoing paradoxes rooted in the extractive logics at the […]

Global Health Lunch & Learn with Dr. Mark van Ommeren

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

The UBC School of Population and Public Health invites you to attend the Global Health Lunch & Learn Seminar: WHO (2022) World Mental Health Report: Transforming Mental Health for All Wednesday, January 11, 2023 12:30 – 1:30 pm PST This will be a hybrid event, both on-line and in-person. Please register here. Location: School of […]

Computational Annotation of Cells in Histology using AI

Online/Virtual Event

Join the School of Biomedical Engineering for their first seminar of 2023 featuring Dr. Pinaki Sarder from the University of Florida Speaker: Dr. Pinaki Sarder, University of Florida (Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine – Quantitative Health; Intelligent Critical Care Center) Abstract: This talk will begin with an overview of the challenges of ground-truth annotation […]

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support of People Displaced in Humanitarian Settings: Lessons Learned

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Mark van Ommeren, Head, Mental Health Unit, Mental Health and Substance Use, World Health Organization (WHO), will provide an overview of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in large humanitarian crises, including forced displacement, and outline what the WHO sees as the minimum actions to be conducted by the health sector in any large disaster or conflict. […]

UBC Healthy Aging Seminar Series

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

The UBC Healthy Aging Research seminar features presentations by faculty and trainees on diverse topics related to aging. On January 18th, the seminar will have two speakers: Nicole Stuart, MSc Student in Dr. Nancy Sin's Lab in the Department of Psychology. Title- "The Effects of Daily Stress on Self-Reported Cognition: Insights from the Daily Experiences […]

Accelerating Access to Abortion Care Through Policy-partnered Research

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In this talk, Dr. Sarah Munro will introduce attendees to the landscape of abortion access in Canada and the factors that facilitate uptake of stigmatized practices like abortion care. This presentation will also highlight the characteristics of integrated knowledge translation that lead to abortion policy and systems change, including how community partnerships shape and accelerate […]

From Cultural Genocide to Cultural Safety: Setting Up a New Standard of Healthcare in BC

Online/Virtual Event

Join us virtually on Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 from 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm (PST), for “From Cultural Genocide to Cultural Safety: Setting Up a New Standard of Healthcare in BC”. This fifth Indigenous Speaker Series session features a panel that brings together BC health care organizations and their senior representatives to discuss the work […]

2023 Annual UBC Chan Gunn Lecture

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Is treating the peripheral treatments and pain science. Bridging the gap between peripheral treatments and pain science. Join Cory Choma in a discussion about the intersections of Pain Science, Gunn IMS dry needling, and interventional radiology. This case-based presentation will provide you with a framework to guide your complex clients through a coordinated care plan […]

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Research Talk by Dr. David Almedia: Health as a Daily Experience: Lessons from 42,243 Days of US Adults

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

Title: "Health as a Daily Experience: Lessons from 42,243 Days of US Adults" Speaker: Dr. David Almeida is a Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and a faculty member of the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Victoria. Dr. Almeida’s research […]

It Starts With Us: Contextualizing and Educating about the Holocaust

Online/Virtual Event

In commemoration of the upcoming International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join us on Wednesday, January 25th 2023 from 12:00 to 1:30 PM PST for “It Starts With Us: Contextualizing and Educating about the Holocaust“. This event will feature introductory remarks by Executive Director of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC), Nina Krieger, a historical overview by historian and Professor Chris […]

iCON-VCH Indigenous Health Round

Online/Virtual Event

Join an upcoming Indigenous Health Round, titled “Anti-Racism: Where Do I Start?” on January 26, 2023, organized by iCON and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Indigenous Health. Dr. Laurie Harding and Dr. Linda Diffey will join in circle for a 2-part learning series in January and February 2023. In the first session, the speakers will share […]