Watch Mini Med School 2018 Sessions

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Non-Experimental Research: Working with Big Data to Improve the Health of Mothers and Babies

KS Joseph
Dr. K.S. Joseph — Working with Big Data to Improve the Health of Mothers and Babies

Explore the challenges of interpreting big data; hear real stories behind smoking and lung cancer, the low birth weight epidemic, and the conceptualization of stillbirth risk. Discover the paradox of the perinatal mortality curves, and more. Presented by Dr. K.S. Joseph, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Professor, School of Population & Public Health & Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

The Origins of Treatment as Prevention for HIV

Deborah Money
Dr. Deborah Money — The Origins of Treatment as Prevention for HIV

Uncover the history of HIV transmission from mother to newborn — from a 25 per cent chance of HIV infection to less than one per cent. Presented by Dr. Deborah Money, Executive Vice Director, UBC Faculty of Medicine; Professor, School of Population & Public Health & Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, UBC. | Watch here

 

 

Vaccines: How and Why They Work at a Population Level

Julie Bettinger
Dr. Julie Bettinger — Vaccines: How and Why They Work at a Population Level

Let's start by talking about the role of an epidemiologist. Then we'll take a closer look at what vaccines are and how they work, and learn about their profound impact on society. Presented by Dr. Julie Bettinger, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Vaccine Evaluation Center, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

Prevention Is for Everyone: Ensuring No One Is Left Behind

Gina Ogilvie
Dr. Gina Ogilvie — Prevention Is for Everyone: Ensuring No One Is Left Behind

Discover how Canadians can partner together to address key global health prevention questions. Presented by Dr. Gina Ogilvie, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Physician, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre; Assistant Director, Women's Health Research Institute; Senior Public Health Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control; Professor, School of Population & Public Health, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

Just Breathe! Mindfulness for Adolescent Stress and Anxiety Management

Dzung Vo
Dr. Dzung X. Vo — Mindfulness for Adolescent Stress and Anxiety Management

Let's talk about stress and anxiety management from a positive youth development and resilience perspective, and explore the science and practice of mindfulness-based interventions. Presented by Dr. Dzung X. Vo, Investigator & Program Director, Adolescent Medicine Subspecialist, Residency Program, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

There's No Such Thing as an Accident 

Mariana Brussoni
Dr. Mariana Brussoni — There's No Such Thing as an Accident

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for Canadians under 35. Injury prevention involves understanding risk and protective factors + developing prevention strategies. Presented by Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Academic Scientist, BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit; Associate Professor, School of Population & Public Health & Department of Pediatrics, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

Balancing Risk and Safety: Are Children Too Safe for Their Own Good?

Mariana Brussoni
Dr. Mariana Brussoni — Are Children Too Safe for Their Own Good?

We explore the parental fears that are limiting children's risk-taking and outdoor play and the effects on health and development. Presented by Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Academic Scientist, BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit; Associate Professor, School of Population & Public Health & Department of Pediatrics, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

Raising Generations of Healthier Kids: The Live 5-2-1-0 Initiative

Shazhan Amed
Dr. Shazhan Amed — Raising Generations of Healthier Kids: The Live 5-2-1-0 Initiative

Hear from experts in childhood obesity and take a closer look at how obesity negatively affects future health. Learn more about Live 5-2-1-0 and how you can inspire, motivate and support the community. Presented by Dr. Shazhan Amed, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Affiliate, Centre for Health Services & Policy Research & Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

Let's Talk About Sex

Wendy Norman
Dr. Wendy Norman — Let's Talk About Sex

Explore the interface between healthy sexuality and society, and uncover the latest findings of the BC Sexual Health Survey. Presented by Dr. Wendy Norman, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; CIHR-PHAC Chair, Applied Public Health Research; Team Lead: Canadian Contraception Access Research Team (CART/GRAC); Associate Professor, Department of Family Practices, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

How to Make an Early Start in a Research Career During Medical Training

Rebecca Ronsley
Dr. Rebecca Ronsley — How to Make an Early Start in a Research Career During Medical Training

Hear from an expert on the tips and tricks for pursuing research during medical training. Presented by Dr. Rebecca Ronsley, Resident, BC Children's Hospital. | Watch here

 

 

 

 

Clinical Applications of Basic Research: The Case of the Epigenetic Clock in Developing Populations

Sarah Moore
Dr. Sarah Moore — The Case of the Epigenetic Clock in Developing Populations

Epigenetics is the study of chemical modifications to DNA that correspond with gene expression. Epigenetic marks change across development, leading to the creation of an epigenetic clock which is used to estimate biological age. Learn more about novel findings on the use of the epigenetic clock in developing populations to understand the long-term effects of early life adversity. Presented by Dr. Sarah Moore, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medical Genetics, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

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