December 02, 2014
Health sciences students help narrow knowledge gap in AIDS research
Graduate students Anh Le and Aniqa Shahid are helping researchers further understand the HIV virus through their contributions to a landmark encyclopedia publication on AIDS
November 28, 2014
SFU Health Sciences Undergraduate Student Union (HSUSU) Brings Back the Angel Tree Project to Support High Risk Pregnant Mothers and Low-Income Families
Thanks to the SFU Health Sciences Undergraduate Student Union (HSUSU) initiative, the Angel Tree project is running once again to bring cheer to those in need during the upcoming festive season.
November 13, 2014
New Faculty Maya Gislason and Joy Johnson join the Faculty of Health Sciences
This September, FHS welcomed its two newest faculty members - Drs. Joy Johnson and Maya Gislason.
November 05, 2014
Study Led by Karen Palmer Finds Activity-Based Funding of Hospitals May Not Reap Anticipated Benefits
A new study led by SFU health sciences adjunct professor Karen Palmer suggests that decision-makers considering activity-based funding of hospitals (ABF) should plan for likely increases in post-acute care admissions.
October 16, 2014
World Renowned HIV Researcher Speaks about the Important Role that Adherence to HIV Treatment Plays in Ending AIDS
The Faculty of Health Sciences recently hosted world renowned HIV researcher Dr. David Bangsberg for its Research Seminar Series
October 13, 2014
Robert Hogg’s New CIHR HIV Research Centre to Expand National Cohort Study
A one-of-a-kind national HIV/AIDS study, led by Simon Fraser University health scientist Robert Hogg, is getting new funding to expand its mandate.
October 10, 2014
Kelley Lee becomes a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Global health scholar Kelley Lee Dr. Lee was recently inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
October 08, 2014
Surrey Firefighters Lecture at Surrey City Hall - Oct. 28
Dr. Jo-Anne Lee, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies from the University of Victoria will be delivering a talk entitled “Bullying and Violence: What does race and gender have to do with it?” on October 28th, 6-7:30 pm in the Council Chambers at Surrey City Hall.
September 17, 2014
John Calvert - Tackling Climate Change in the Workplace
SFU health sciences associate professor John Calvert is part of a major new Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)-funded research partnership that aims to help Canada transition to a lower-carbon economy
August 18, 2014
FHS partners with ScienceAL!VE to deliver science summer camp programming
For the third year in a row, the Faculty of Health Sciences partnered with ScienceAL!VE to deliver an interactive hands-on laboratory experience to young girls.
August 12, 2014
SFU Welcome Day Features Personalized Introductions and Tours for New Health Sciences Students – Register Now!
SFU Welcome Day is a fun-filled, one-day orientation on August 28th, 2014 designed for incoming undergraduates as they take their first steps into university life
July 08, 2014
PhD student Kate Salters receives multiple awards for research on vulnerable women living with HIV
Salters was awarded grants from both the Soroptimist Foundation of Canada and the CIHR to support her research that will improve the quality of life for women with HIV.
June 27, 2014
CRC Charlotte Waddell addresses BC lawmakers about lack of treatment for kids with mental disorders
Fewer than one-third of kids with mental disorders receive treatment, Waddell says.
June 17, 2014
FHS celebrates Youth Day in South Africa
FHS faculty members commemorated Youth Day in South Africa by holding a community engagement event, which marked the kickoff of the SFU-led AYAZAZI study of HIV infection.
June 16, 2014
FHS Peer Mentorship Program – Now Open to New Students!
The FHS Peer Mentorship Program is inviting students to sign up to receive a Mentor for 2014/2015 semesters.
May 14, 2014
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