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PHCRI Research Day 2018

Research Day Event Poster 2018


Upcoming Events

CHSPR Seminar — Dr. Rita McCracken: Hypertension treatment and dementia diagnosis in Canadians >70
Sep 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Rita McCracken

Monday, Sept 10, 2018
219 (within 201), 2206 East Mall
School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia

Dr. McCracken explores how hypertension treatment is associated with possible harm for Canadians >70 years old. Her observational studies allow for an estimation of changes to the risk of having a new diagnosis of dementia based on how intensely blood pressure is treated. Her research highlights possible serious risks from commonly prescribed drugs.

A light lunch is included in this seminar. Please contact Joyce ( to RSVP for lunch by Thursday Sept 6. You may also join remotely via GoToMeeting: Please let Joyce know if you would like to join this way.

C2E2 Annual Lecture: A healthy response to climate change
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Putting Patients First: Lessons Learned for Patient-Oriented Research
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Putting Patients First: Lessons Learned for Patient-Oriented Research is BC SUPPORT Unit’s second provincial conference, designed to encourage learning and collaboration between patients interested in patient-oriented research (POR), health researchers, health care providers and health care decision makers.
Find out why this conference is important to patients, researchers, decision-makers and health care providers, our conference goals, and learning objectives.

This conference meets all five Patients Included charter criteria.

Master Class on Writing Research for Publication
Nov 20 – Nov 22 all-day

Enhance your scholarly writing by attending this intensive, 3-day course, offered for the first time in Western Canada by Dr. Lorelei Lingard (lead author of The Writer’s Craft open access series for medical education researchers) and her faculty team. This course will provide you with a unique opportunity to step away from day-to-day distractions and focus on your scholarly writing.

Health research in the heart of Vancouver