Partnership news

Save the date! 2018 CARWH Conference

February 2018: The 10th Conference of the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health will take place between October 21 and 23, 2018 in Vancouver. Further details will be issued shortly.

Gender and sex differences in clinical epidemiology and evaluation – interesting discoveries to inform policy and practice

February 2018: Mieke Koehoorn will present at C2E2 Rounds on Monday February 5, at noon. Details

Identifying return-to-work trajectories using sequence analysis

January 2018: Our study on associations between different work-related musculoskeletal disorders and return to work trajectories found that workers with back strains were more likely to have early, sustained return to work trajectories.

Presentations at Cascadia 2018

January 2018: PWHS researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students are giving a series of presentations at the Cascadia Occupational, Environmental, and Population Health Conference, January 4-5, in Abbotsford, BC.

Investigating how injured construction workers can get back to work quickly and safely

November 2017: The School of Population and Public Health published a Research Highlight about Chris McLeod’s work with the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Stakeholder engagement, data access and privacy in research

October 2017: Suhail Marino, Partnership Director of Operations and Privacy, is presenting at the Society of Research Administrators Annual Meeting on Oct. 16 in Vancouver, on stakeholder engagement, data access and privacy in research.

Presentations at EPICOH 2017

August 2017: Partnership Co-directors Mieke Koehoorn and Chris McLeod, researcher Jonathan Fan, postdoctoral fellows Robert Macpherson and Esther Maas, and graduate students Kelvin Choi, Andrea Jones, and Amy Hall are presenting at EPICOH 2017, the 26th International Epidemiology in Occupational Health Conference, August 28-31, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Esther Maas’s work covered in New York Times

July 2017: Our postdoc Esther Maas’s dissertation work on radiofrequency denervation treatment for low back pain was covered in the New York Times.

Dr. Chris McLeod promoted to Associate Professor

July 2017: PWHS co-director Chris McLeod has been promoted to Associate Professor in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. Congratulations Chris!

PWHS students receive awards

June 2017: Congratulations to PWHS PhD student Sharon Provost, the recipient of a UBC Public Scholars Initiative award, and to PhD student Kimberly Sharpe, the recipient of a WorkSafeBC Research Training Award.

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