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Pregnant woman gets blood pressure checkA physician does an about-face, based on her own researchJanuary 28, 2015Clinical Professor Laura Magee found, to her surprise, that lowering pregnant women's blood pressure is safer for them and safe for their babies. Read More

marco-marra-sliderMarco Marra appointed Head, Department of Medical GeneticsJanuary 26, 2015His role will focus on fostering excellence and scholarship in education, research and service. Read More

Ambulance_01Closing the “injury gap”January 23, 2015The injury rate for Aboriginal people in B.C. is falling faster than it is for the general population. Read More

adam-peets-sliderAdam Peets appointed Assistant Dean, Clinical Education, MD Undergraduate ProgramJanuary 21, 2015He will provide global academic leadership for clinical education across all distributed sites. Read More

NMP eventNorthern Medical Program celebrates 10 years of MD educationJanuary 16, 2015The program, once considered "an impractical dream," began in 2005 with 24 students. Read More

Baby NeuroscientistNeuroDevNet gains renewed fundingJanuary 16, 2015The UBC-based network, dedicated to investigating childhood brain development, received almost $20 million from the federal government. Read More

Midwifery group shot_02_homepageA new pathway for internationally-educated midwivesJanuary 14, 2015The province is funding a streamlined training program aimed at midwives from abroad who want to practice in B.C. Read More

gurdeep-parhar-homepageGurdeep Parhar appointed Executive Associate Dean, Clinical Partnerships and ProfessionalismJanuary 14, 2015He will work with the Faculty's partners in government, health care, academia and health professions. Read More

Michael-shaespeareMichael Shakespeare appointed Executive Director, Finance and OperationsJanuary 14, 2015He was previously Associate Vice-President, Finance and Operations at UBC's Okanagan campus. Read More

Cyclotron homepageUBC scientists help avert a nuclear medicine meltdownJanuary 8, 2015A small cyclotron has been shown to be capable of producing enough medical isotopes to meet the daily needs of the entire province. Read More