July 2016: Mieke Koehoorn will give a webinar on gender, sex, and work disability outcomes July 13, 11am PDT, sponsored by the Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability. Register
June 2016: Partnership co-directors Mieke Koehoorn and Chris McLeod and PhD student Andrea Jones are at PREMUS 2016 June 20-23 to present on gender and other factors affecting return to work and surgical decision making after work-related musculoskeletal injury.
June 2016: Mieke Koehoorn quoted in excellent Vancouver Sun Fathers Day article by Douglas Todd on workforce gender segregation & risk of serious injury & death borne by men.
Measuring gender when you don’t have a gender measure: constructing a gender index using survey data
Smith P, Koehoorn M.
Int J Equity Health. 2016 May 28;15(1):82.
Socías ME, Koehoorn M, Shoveller J.
Womens Health Issues. 2016 Jan-Feb;26(1):74-9.
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Koehoorn M. Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences Work in Progress Seminar. Vancouver, BC: Dec. 2, 2015.
December 2015: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn and Kay Teschke will discuss the results of their study of rates of cycling injury hospitalization at Grand Rounds in the UBC School of Population and Public Health on December 4. A live webinar option is available.
November 2015: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will give a seminar on sex and gender in health research on December 2 as part of the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHEOS) Work in Progress Seminar Series.
March 2015: Partnership PhD student Cheryl Peters will discuss the state of the evidence regarding sun exposure in outdoor workers in Canada at Grand Rounds in the UBC School of Population and Public Health on March 13. A live webinar option is available.
Koehoorn M, McLeod C, Hogg-Johnson S, Lippel K, Fan J, Tamburic L. Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) conference. Saskatoon, SK: Oct. 19-22, 2014.
March 2014: Expand your mind with five gender/sex must-reads from Mieke Koehoorn, Partnership Co-lead and CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health.
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Koehoorn M, McLeod C, Fan J, Hogg-Johnson S, Lippel K. Annual Symposium on Environmental, Occupational and Public Health. Semiahmoo, WA; Jan. 9-10, 2014.
January 2014: The CIHR Institute for Gender and Health has created an inspiring video about why gender and sex matter to our health.
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Koehoorn M. Nachemson Memorial Lecture, Institute for Work & Health. Toronto, ON; Nov. 21, 2013.
November 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will discuss the contribution of research to informing regulatory and compensation policy in worker health protection in BC at this annual lecture at the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto on Nov. 21.
August 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn’s work is featured in the Journal of Commerce.
July 2013: The Policy and Regulation Division e-newsletter reports on Mieke Koehoorn’s research looking at occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation through the lens of sex and gender.
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Koehoorn M, McLeod C, Fan J. Workers’ Compensation Research Group Winter 2013 Meeting. Boston, MA: Feb. 25-26, 2013.
February 2013: Congratulations to Partnership Co-Lead Mieke Koehoorn, who was named a CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health.
October 2012: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will speak about differences in disability duration for work-related injuries at the Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research conference in Montreal on Oct. 30. Read more about our work in this area.
July 2012: The Partnership has been successful in CIHR’s latest operating grant competition. Three years of funding has been secured to investigate differences in workers’ compensation experiences by sex and gender.
Fan J, McLeod C, Koehoorn M. PLoS ONE. 2012; 7(6): e38750.
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Koehoorn M, Fan J, McLeod C. Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health. Vancouver, BC; June 1-2, 2012.
Kennedy S, Koehoorn M. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2003; 44(6):576-583.