The UNBC Health Research Institute (HRI) is designed to enable UNBC's experienced and emerging heath researchers (faculty, staff and students) from across the 5 Faculties and the Division of Medical Sciences, to join together for the purpose of furthering health research and innovation. The Institute provides a venue for collaboration among the diverse group of researchers from many disciplines, who undertake various forms of health research, including research on the determinants of health. The Institute encompasses researchers working in the areas identified in the UNBC Strategic Research Plan (Determinants of Health, Health Services and Policy, Population and Public Health, Indigenous Health, Health and Environment), as well as others who engage in health research at UNBC.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
In his latest study, UBC Northern Medical Program Professor Dr. Russ Callaghan has found that the 2018 legalization of cannabis in Canada was not associated with increases in traffic injuries... more
Friday, September 24, 2021
New research from UBC Northern Medical Program Professor Dr. Russ Callaghan has found that Canada’s cannabis legalization, implemented in 2018, was associated with immediate reductions in... more
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Many things change when a person is diagnosed with dementia, but one thing that doesn’t have to is the ability to exercise. Dementia-Inclusive Choices for Exercise (DICE) is a cross-Canada... more