December 04, 2018
National list acknowledges SFU health sciences researchers advancing global health
Innovative and sometimes unconventional research has catapulted SFU health sciences professors Kelley Lee and Angela Kaida onto an inaugural list of Canadian female leaders in global health.
November 27, 2018
SFU postdoctoral researcher wins major fellowship
Postdoctoral fellow Stefanie Rezansoff’s interest in enhancing the quality of life for people living with severe mental illness and concurrent substance dependence has attracted attention from UNESCO and the L’Oréal Foundation.
October 30, 2018
SFU’s 2018 Vanier Scholar examines effect of Vancouver’s housing and overdose crises on women who use drugs
Does single room accommodation housing shape women’s drug- and health-related outcomes, including their risk of overdose? Alexandra Collins, a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Health Sciences, recently won a 2018 Vanier Scholarship to address this question.
October 17, 2018
Undergraduate Wins Award to Help Her Pursue HIV/AIDS Research
Rosa Balleny has received the Pula Award in Health Sciences, which honours an undergrad student who has "demonstrated history of or expressed interest in doing research work in the area of HIV/AIDS.”
September 27, 2018
Big Dreams for Scholarship Student
Almost 200 new undergrads joined the Faculty of Health Sciences this month, including Emily Lam who has won a prestigious scholarship award.
September 11, 2018
Brockman-Brumme Lab Hosts Community Engagement Night
Over the summer, the Brockman-Brumme Lab hosted an event called "Science engagement night: Insights into HIV Research", where members from community organizations came to network with researchers and tour the lab facilities.
August 13, 2018
Zabrina Brumme named Laboratory Director of BC Centre for Excellence
Zabrina Brumme has been seconded from her position as Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences and appointed Director of Canada's leading HIV laboratory program at the BC-CfE.
August 03, 2018
Health Change Lab inspires creation of new Surrey City Lab
The success of SFU's Health Change Lab was a key catalyst for the creation of the Surrey City Lab, announced last week as a three-year collaboration between SFU, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and the City of Surrey.
August 02, 2018
'A Life-Changing Experience': Students Reflect on Experiential Learning Courses
FHS students travelled internationally for 'life changing' experiential learning courses in South Africa, and at the US/Mexico border.
August 01, 2018
New study on Vancouver’s Arbutus Greenway: Can urban planning affect health and well-being?
Meghan Winters is co-leading a study to investigate if and how developing Vancouver’s Arbutus Greenway will make the city a healthier and happier place to live, work and play.
July 30, 2018
FHS research associate to study effects of Chinese tobacco industry in Africa
Julia Smith receives SSHRC funding to research the expansion of the Chinese tobacco industry in East Africa.
June 26, 2018
FHS graduate students join international network of African scientists pursuing innovative HIV and Tuberculosis research
Five FHS graduate students, who are citizens of Kenya, Botswana and Rwanda, were recently admitted as research fellows into the Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE) consortium.