2018 News


  • January 17, 2018

    January 17, 2018

    Health sciences lecturer Tun Myint asks his students about points of confusion after every class, and the results have been positive. (Photo credit: Duane Woods)

  • January 24, 2018

    January 24, 2018

    Health sciences researcher Anne-Marie Nicol is giving out free radon-testing kits for locals to test for the cancer-causing gas in their homes.

  • February

  • February 20, 2018

    February 20, 2018

    SFU health sciences researchers Zabrina Brumme and her research team collaborated with clinician-researchers in Ethiopia to undertake a survey of HIV drug resistance among HIV-infected children.

  • February 22, 2018

    February 22, 2018

    Robert Hogg, a member of the SFU Health Sciences Faculty since 2006, has been inducted as a member of the Order of Canada thanks to his extensive contributions to HIV/AIDS research.

  • February 26, 2018

    February 26, 2018

    Changing the way hospitals are funded may be one way to improve health care system sustainability.

  • February 27, 2018

    February 27, 2018

    Having first-hand experience with how short appointment times reduce a physician’s ability to listen to, and empathize with their patients – particularly those with mental illness – SFU alumnus Dr. Patricia Gabriel came up with an entirely new approach to help physicians.

  • February 27, 2018

    February 27, 2018

    Health sciences lecturer Paola Ardiles is on a winning streak, having recently won three awards that acknowledge her exceptional contribution to the field of health promotion.

  • February 28, 2018

    February 28, 2018

    A new paper on Canada’s role in global health, co-led by SFU health sciences researcher Kelley Lee as part of the Lancet’s first series on Canada, calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to back up verbal commitments with concrete action to address health inequities at home and abroad.

  • March

  • March 07, 2018

    March 07, 2018

    Three Faculty of Health Sciences research projects that will have local, national and international impacts have recently secured CIHR funding.

  • March 14, 2018

    March 14, 2018

    Worldwide 36.7 million people globally are living with HIV, and of these 20.9 million people are accessing antiretroviral therapy according to recent estimates. Discovering new classes of antiretroviral medications is essential in the fight against HIV.