Health and Medicine
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre | June 14, 2016, 12-1pm | Room T182, 3rd Floor, UBC Hospital | Drawing on a rich array of source materials including previously unseen, fascinating (and often quite moving) oral histories, archival and news media sources, this paper examines the plight of men who were institutionalised in British mental hospitals to receive ‘treatment’ for homosexuality and transvestism, and the perceptions and actions of the men and women who nursed them.
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre | April 6, 2016 | What is my microbiome? How can microbes change the future of human health? What role does technology play? How do microbes affect women’s health? Can they lower my child’s risk of asthma? Join the discussion and learn the answers from our expert panel of UBC researchers.
Health History Lecture: Capturing the History of Public Health Nursing and its Transformation from Nurses’ Work Experiences
March 9, 2016, 12-1pm | UBC School of Nursing – 3rd Floor, UBC Hospital Room T206 | All are welcome to join the lecture. Feel free to bring your friends and colleagues! In this lecture Ranjit Dhari, Lecturer for the UBC School of Nursing, reflects on a recent oral history project on Public Health Nursing in the Lower Mainland.
When: December 2, Wednesday 6-8pm | Where: Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library Central Branch
Kathryn McPherson – Learning Across Borders: Nursing Education, Practice, and Transnational Migration in the Long 20th Century
The Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry celebrates the UBC Centennial and explores the history and future of nursing education | Thursday November 19, 2015 | 10:00 am – 2:30 pm | UBC School of Nursing Room T182, UBC Hospital, 2211 Wesbrook Mall
October 15, Thursday 2015 | 7:00-8:00pm, at UBC Robson Square | 800 Robson Street | Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Bringing Personalized Medicine to BC: “Preventing, Diagnosing and Treating Disease Are Soon to Change Forever”
Wednesday, Oct 7th, 6.00-8.00pm | Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch | Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
What is the key to happiness? Is it family relationships? Wealth? Job satisfaction? Helping others? Perhaps we need to spend more time in nature, and less time in cities. And is happiness a universal feeling, or are there significant differences in the experience of it based on culture, age or other factors? There are so […]
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Nursing. This presentation explores the development of forensic psychiatric services in Auckland, New Zealand in the late 1980s and 1990s. The story is based on oral histories undertaken with twenty one participants who helped create the service. They told of […]
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Nursing at UBC. Following World War II, governments began extending healthcare to residents living in northern remote communities as a way to “modernize” the vast region and to pave the way for increased resource extraction. Small outpost nursing stations were […]