Member news: October 2019

BC Brain Wellness Program Launch Day Volunteers.

Pictured: The team of staff, student, and faculty volunteers who worked to successfully launch the BC Brain Wellness Program at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) on October 5. The Program has begun running wellness classes at DMCBH - you have likely heard the music classes taking place in the lower level atrium on Wednesdays (10:30 a.m.); feel free to join in! More on the Program at www.bcbrainwellness.ca. Image credit: Seth Book.

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Celebration of Life for Cindy Woo & the Establishment of the Cindy Woo Educational Fund for Research Technicians

Congratulations

Dr. Erin Michalak received the 2019 Douglas Utting Prize. The prestigious award is made annually to a person or group, working in Canada, which has made a major contribution to promoting the awareness of depression and/or suicide and/or to advancing the understanding and treatment of depression. Read more.

Dr. Jason Neva (PI: Dr. Lara Boyd) has accepted a faculty position with the School of Kinesiology and Physical Activity Sciences at the University of Montreal.

Kaitlin Sullivan (PI: Dr. Mark Cembrowski) received a Royal Canadian Legion Scholarship for her work in understanding PTSD.

Congratulations to our members who are faculty in the Department of Psychology; UBC's Department of Psychology was ranked first in Canada by Maclean's Magazine.

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