This presentation will summarize our work on nutrition with respect to cancer prevention, including risk modelling, and the application of metabolomics and metagenomics.
PUTTING CANCER IN ITS PLACE Cancer prevention is central to a successful cancer control strategy. Improved knowledge about cancer risks, and effective translation of this knowledge into action, are essential for developing prevention activities. Place—where we live, work and play—significantly influences the accumulation of cancer risks that are modifiable through policy, regulatory, and behaviour changes. […]
Eating the elephant: stress-free strategies for completing your thesis or dissertation; hosted by Dr Jonathan Agnew. Dr. Agnew is an Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health and the Director, Accreditation Programs, at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC). He holds a Ph.D. in Health […]
Medicare at a Crossroads: Myths and Realities 50 Years In March 31 & April 1, 2022 | Hybrid conference: In-person at UBC Vancouver or virtual It’s the 50th anniversary of medicare in 2022 and a good time to look back and plan for the future. Looking back is imperative, as we remind ourselves about the […]
On behalf of the Centre for International and Child Health at BC Children's and Women's Hospital and the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia, we invite you attend the 4th Annual Global Health Conference. The conference will take place on 31 March 2022 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm […]
Health Canada’s Deputy Minister, Dr Stephen Lucas, commissioned eight policy papers in 2021 on a number of subjects. Dr Jason Sutherland was commissioned to write one, on the topic of healthcare funding policies. This talk will summarize the output from those efforts and discuss the pros and cons and suitability of a number of different […]