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