Congratulations Piper & Samantha (World Challenge Challenge)
March 2, 2023Congratulations to Samantha Martin-Ferris and Piper Scott-Fiddler, who won first place at the UBC World’s Challenge Challenge! They will go on to compete in the World’s Challenge Challenge Global Final in June. The World’s Challenge Challenge is a competition hosted by the UBC Global Lounge, which seeks to engage students on international issues and how they […] Read More >
WACH Research Day
March 2, 2023The first annual Women+ and Children’s Health Sciences Research Day will feature poster presentations from WACH’s first cohort of new students (WACH 502 students), and upper year students. It will be held Tuesday, April 18, 12:00 – 2:00pm, in the BCCHR atrium. All students, faculty, postdocs, and staff are welcome to attend, tour the poster presentations, and enjoy this […] Read More >
Congratulations Dwayne and Taylor, winners of Affiliated Fellowships!
July 12, 2022Congratulations to Taylor Ricci and Dwayne Tucker, who were awarded Affiliated Fellowships for 2022-23! Taylor Ricci MSc student Research project: Mechanism of Endothelial Dysfunction at Diabetes Diagnosis Supervisor: Angela Devlin Dwayne Tucker PhD candidate Research project: Clinical and Molecular Predictors of Pain-related Outcomes in Endometriosis Supervisors: Paul Yong, Aline Talhouk The […] Read More >
Congratulations Malak, winner of this year’s BC Graduate Scholarship!
July 7, 2022Congratulations to Malak Ibrahim, who was awarded a BC Graduate Scholarship for 2022-23! Malak Ibrahim Research topic: Endometrial cancer Supervisor: Aline Talhouk BC Graduate Scholarships are funded by the province of BC. As future scholarships become available, application information will be communicated by the WACH program. You can also stay tuned for […] Read More >
Congratulations Canada Graduate Scholarship Master’s winners!
May 20, 2022Congratulations to the four CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship Master’s winners for 2022-23! We are very excited for you to start or continue your research in the WACH program. Sabine El-Halabi Epidemiological risk model to inform targeted prevention strategies in endometrial cancer Supervisor: Aline Talhouk Emma Goodwin Endometriosis-associated ovarian cancers: A population based study […] Read More >
Meet the WACH Program Manager
March 8, 2022Natalie Twohey joins the WACH team as the Program Manager. Natalie has previously provided administrative support to education programs in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, including the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences graduate program, the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship, and the Advanced Training in Family Planning program. Natalie loves helping graduate students navigate their programs and […] Read More >
Meet the WACH Program Co-Directors!
February 25, 2022We are thrilled to have Dr. Beristain and Dr. Devlin as the first Program Co-Directors for the Women+ and Children’s Health Sciences graduate program. Dr. Alexander Beristain Dr. Beristain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and scientist at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, where he is a member of […] Read More >
New WACH supervisors in Child Health
February 18, 2022The WACH program is excited to add new supervisors to the program every week! Interested students are required to confirm a research supervisor prior to applying. Check back frequently for updates! The WACH program recently welcomed these dynamic supervisors in Child Health: Dr. Rajavel Elango Dr. Elango’s research interests are in maternal and child nutrition, which ensures […] Read More >
New WACH supervisors in Women+ Health
February 15, 2022The WACH program is excited to add new supervisors to the program every week! Interested students are required to confirm a research supervisor prior to applying. Check back frequently for updates! The WACH program recently welcomed these dynamic supervisors in Women+ Health: Dr. Lori Brotto Dr. Lori Brotto is a professor in the UBC Department […] Read More >