Healthy Starts 

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Lead: Dr. Michael Kobor

Healthy Starts is aimed at keeping children and families healthy and out of hospital, preventing lifelong health disparities that are rooted in early childhood, and promoting healthy life trajectories. Research in this Theme includes work in the areas of the developmental origins of health and disease, healthy pregnancy, social and environmental determinants of child health, and biological mechanisms underpinning child development.

Research Groups:

Upcoming Events:

Health-Related Data Workshop: What, Who, and How?
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Room 3113, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute

This event will bring together presenters from existing data holdings relevant to BC Children's Research Institute, BC Children's and BC Women's researchers, and will conclude with a panel of researchers who will share their experiences interacting with different data sources. Light refreshments will be provided. 

>> Please RSVP 
>> Speakers & panel discussion

Sponsored by Evidence to Innovation and Healthy Starts Themes


Click here to see all BC Children's Hospital Research Institute investigators listed by Theme.


Dr. Phoebe Lu, Theme Administrative Manager | 604-875-2000 ext. 5480