News & Honours


New Investigator Award Winner- Dr. Sheina MacAdam
The 2014 H W Johnson New Investigator Award was given to Dr. MacAdam, whose research focuses on multi-center study comparing patient outcomes Read More >


Senior Investigator Award Winner – Dr. Richard Simons
The 2014 R J Finley Senior Investigator Award was given to Dr. Simons, who has established one of the primary academic trauma programs in Canada supporting undergraduate, residency, fellowship and Canadian Forces Medical Services trauma training. Read More >


Excellent Teacher
Congratulations to: Dr. Lucy Marzban (General Surgery) who has won a teaching award from the Faculty of Dentistry. She received her award at the Dentistry reception on September 20th. posted : 2014-September-30 Read More >


Governing Council
Dr. Caron has made substantial contributions to the CIHR Governing Council for the last 3 years especially with her leadership in the community (particularly as it pertains to Aboriginal health) .......... Read More >


CIHR Grant – Preventing Hair Loss
Team of researchers proposed to use dermal fibroblasts expressing IDO, a tryptophan-degrading enzyme, in preventing the progression of autoimmune diseases Read More >


CFRI Clinical Research Capacity Building Award for the PORU
Research Capacity Building Award aims to empower clinical research teams by providing salary support to clinical research program coordinators over a 5 year period Read More >


Don’t Choke
Dr. Jeffrey Ludemann ( Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery ) and his team launched a "Don't Choke" educational website . Read More >


Young Stars
Yoo Jin Park a 4th year PhD student has received an award of excellence (Gold category) for her presentation at the national Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Read More >


Nicky Dorken Award for Excellence in Service
The Divisions of Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery recommended to the Department Head and Director of Administration to establish a departmental staff award in honor of Nicky Dorken... Read More >


Young Stars
Dr. Eiman Zargaran has won the prize for best project at this year's Clinical Investigator Program Research Day, which is the pinnacle event of this prestigious research program at UBC Read More >


Newly Elected Fellow
Dr. Garth Warnock is a newly elected fellow to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) Read More >