News & Announcements

Headlines 2017

Nancy Cho receives a 2018-19 Alumni Builder award

The Alumni Builder Award recognizes a cross section of alumni representing all faculties who have significantly contributed to the University and enriched the lives of others, and in doing so, have supported alumni University of British Columbia’s mission of realizing the promise of a global community with shared ambition of a better world and an exceptional UBC. […]

New technology to help stroke patients regain mobility

Professor Janice Eng and PhD Candidate, Riley Louie, had Global News TV coverage of their robotic exoskeleton trial for improving walking in stroke that they are running in three provinces.

Teresa Liu-Ambrose awarded membership in the The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership.

Fighting misinformation in online health ads

Sue Murphy contributes to the development of a tool for screening online health ads for deception

Clinical Instructor, Hilary Crowley interviewed by CKPG on the shortage of PTs in the North

A look back at the summer academic block for our students in the 2017-19 Northern and Rural Cohort

Dr. Lara Boyd helps highlight stroke awareness month

Dr. Lara Boyd is the BC and National spokesperson for the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s recently released report on stroke in women.  She was featured by several news organizations.   CPSR’s Dr. Lara Boyd talks to Global News about gender differences in stroke. https://t.co/MirhbXcoPb — StrokeRecovery (@HSFCSR) June 10, 2018

Working to improve health for Indigenous communities in B.C.

Pat Camp’s work with Carrier Sekani Family Services is featured in “Pathways” along with a piece on MPT graduate Josina Rhebergen. Check out the link FoM Pathways: Beyond the Boundaries (Pat’s work is in Chapter 1 and Josina is in “Snapshots”).

A study by Dr. Naznin Virji-Babul shows that doing is important in learning.

The 2018 UBC Physiotherapy Tennis Open

Enter the UBC Physiotherapy Tennis Open and help support the students. The tournament will take place on Friday, July 20th 2018 at the UBC Tennis Centre.