UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference

The UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference brings together students from across UBC Okanagan and interns from BC Cancer – Kelowna to showcase health science research and public health experiences at an adjudicated poster presentation event.

For more information about the 2021 conference, please contact Diane Oorebeek, Research, Lab, and Facilities Manager at diane.oorebeek@ubc.ca or 250-807-9827.

2020 UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference Presentations

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Congratulations to the 2020 winning presenters:

Science
Mariana Gutierrez Salazar (MED)
Ascending Aortic Length, Rather than Diameter, is Associated with Type A Aortic Dissection

Population & Public Health
Patricia Massel (MED)
Healthcare Provider’s Perspectives on the Challenges of Medical Travel in Northwestern BC

Medical Technology
Andrew Nicholson (SOE), Joan Brewer (IKBSAS), Reece Walsh (IKBSAS)
X-ray Vision: Seeing Radiation from Medical Procedures

Quality Improvement / Evaluation
Kaitlin Toplak (MED)
Assurance of Timely Access to Diagnostics and Treatment by Local Breast Health Clinic

Patient Intervention
Liisa Wainman (MED)
A Breath of Fresh Air: Acute Intermittent Hypoxia Shows Promise to Improve Cardiovascular and Ventilatory Function in Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

Social / Educational Aspects of Health
Carley Paterson (IKBSAS)
Self-efficacy as a predictor of early semester distress in university students

Media and Health
Angela Leung (FHSD), Noman Mohammad (IKBSAS)
Smoke-free Dads: A game changer for better health

2020 Conference Photo Gallery