NEWS & EVENTS
The province of British Columbia has declared September 25 to October 1, 2022 as Concussion Awareness Week.
A recent BCIRPU survey found that 53% of people who reported having a concussion in their lifetime got one while playing sports.
The study will work with players, coaches, parents, and sport governing bodies to improve player welfare in youth rugby.
Dr. Shelina Babul has recently returned from her restful and productive six-month sabbatical
Information for British Columbians on preventing drowning and heat exhaustion.
For those with no known history of opioid use, those prescribed opioids for an injury following an emergency department visit were 27% more likely to experience non-medical drug poisoning than those who were not prescribed opioids.
This grant from the federal government will improve outdoor spaces at eight daycares in Greater Vancouver.
The province has proclaimed July 5 as Injury Prevention Day.
Dr. Pike was recognized for his service to the university and larger community.
Both awards are at the national level.