Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

2022 UBCO Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference

2022 UBCO Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference

The UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference (IDHC) brings together students from across UBC Okanagan to showcase their health science research and public health experiences at an engaging presentation event.

Dr. Sarah Purcell joins CCDPM

Dr. Sarah Purcell joins CCDPM

Dr. Sarah Purcell has been appointed Assistant Professor with the UBC Faculty of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and UBC Okanagan Faculty of Science, Department of Biology.

Optimizing patient care for children and youth with diabetes in BC interior

Optimizing patient care for children and youth with diabetes in BC interior

UBC and Interior Health partner on new clinical research study

Dire challenges facing Canadians with disabilities during COVID-19

Dire challenges facing Canadians with disabilities during COVID-19

UBCO professor calls for better individual support and funding for health services

2021 Michal Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar: Dr. Christine Voss

2021 Michal Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar: Dr. Christine Voss

Dr. Christine Voss has received a 2021 Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) in partnership with Interior Health (IH) and the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM).

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

UBCO study determines timely and accurate tremor data can improve virtual appointments

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

A new study led by UBC researchers and the Ontario-based Abilities Centre is sounding the alarm over the damaging effects of COVID-19 for Canadians with disabilities.

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.

2021 Student Health Conference Delivers Virtually

2021 Student Health Conference Delivers Virtually

Congratulations to all student presenters, and to the following students on their award-winning posters.

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.