News & Announcements

  • MPT-North Graduate – Sara Norris

    MPT-North Graduate – Sara Norris

    This article was originally published on the Faculty of Medicine website. Sara Norris Hometown: Chetwynd, B.C.Program: Master of Physical Therapy – North What attracted you to your field? I decided to pursue physical therapy because I strongly believe in the benefits of physical activity and have always had a passion for helping others. My interests…

  • Dr Teresa Liu-Ambrose and Dr Janice Eng appointed Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)

    Dr Teresa Liu-Ambrose and Dr Janice Eng appointed Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)

    Eight Faculty of Medicine researchers are among a group of Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) announced today by the Government of Canada. UBC received funding for a total of 19 chairs, which includes six new CRCs and two renewed CRCs within the Faculty of Medicine.

  • Retirement Announcement – Sue Murphy – Department Head 

    Retirement Announcement – Sue Murphy – Department Head 

    The Department of Physical Therapy bids a fond farewell to Sue Murphy; a colleague, mentor, and educator.  Sue Murphy is a passionate educator who has worked for the UBC Department of Physical Therapy for over 28 years in a number of teaching and educational roles.  Sue joined the Department of Physical Therapy as a part-time…

  • Dr Alex Scott appointed as Head, UBC Department of Physical Therapy effective November 28, 2022

    Dr Alex Scott appointed as Head, UBC Department of Physical Therapy effective November 28, 2022

    Dr Alex Scott appointed as Head, UBC Department of Physical Therapy effective November 28, 2022

  • Dr Teresa Liu-Ambrose won a Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Award

    Dr Teresa Liu-Ambrose won a Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Award

    Dr Teresa Liu-Ambrose, professor and Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the department of physical therapy, has been recognized for her world-class research on healthy aging and her invaluable mentorship and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

  • Dr Kristin Campbell was awarded a Michael Smith Health Research BC Reach Award

    Dr Kristin Campbell was awarded a Michael Smith Health Research BC Reach Award

    Dr Kristin Campbell was awarded the Michael Smith Health Research BC Reach Award for her work on knowledge translation and mobilization to support exercise recommendations for people with bone metastases.

  • 2022 Faculty Of Medicine Award Recipients

    2022 Faculty Of Medicine Award Recipients

    Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service.

  • Unlocking the mysteries of concussion and the brain – UBC Faculty of Medicine

    Unlocking the mysteries of concussion and the brain – UBC Faculty of Medicine

    New UBC research could make diagnosis, treatment and prevention more effective for everyone — especially women.

  • PABC Digital Directions

    PABC Digital Directions

    This week, PABC announced the second edition of the Digital Directions magazine. There is a fantastic collection of contributors with UBC connections, including David Locke (clinical instructor), Helen Honig (lead physiotherapist at the PTRC), Sally-Anne Stelling (supervising physiotherapist at the PTRC), Carly Slater (clinical educator), and Robin Roots (MPT-North Clinical Site Lead). As it is…

  • September 2022 – Truth and Reconciliation Month

    September 2022 – Truth and Reconciliation Month

    On September 30th, Canada will hold its 2nd National Truth and Reconciliation day also known as Orange Shirt Day. This day commemorates the missing and murdered children from residential schools and honours the healing journey of residential school survivors. What were the residential schools? This 6-minute video provides a short timeline of these institutions, including…