Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

Win tix to ‘Joy of Feeding,’ nourish your body and soul

Jun. 3, 2013 | Filed under: Daily Media Summary, Local News

Meeru Dhalwala, the co-owner of celebrated Vij’s and Rangoli restaurants and owner of Shanik restaurant in Seattle, has found her passion for food stems from seeing it as something to share with others, to support sustainability, and to celebrate cultural diversity. ¬†She is in the middle of preparing a recipe book for the upcoming Joy [...]

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‘Be yourself, change the world’

Jun. 3, 2013 | Filed under: Daily Media Summary, Local News

Cory Oskam is a 16-year-old goalie and Vancouver high school student. Oskam was born a girl but by nine years of age, he started taking hormone suppressants and, at 14, started taking testosterone. That’s when he decided his name should be Cory. Oskam came out a year-and-a-half ago and stayed away from school for a [...]

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Post-doctoral fellow targets Alzheimer’s

Jun. 3, 2013 | Filed under: Daily Media Summary, Local News

Is there a link between obesity and Alzheimer’s disease? Caroline Zhongxiao Wan, a post-doctoral fellow in the faculty of health and social development at UBC’s Okanagan campus, thinks so. Wan has received a Biomedical Post-doctoral Award from the Alzheimer Society Research Program. The fellowship comes with more than $82,000 in funding. “Obese people have about [...]

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Physicians get leadership boost

Jun. 3, 2013 | Filed under: Daily Media Summary, Local News

A growing number of B.C. doctors are stepping into administrative roles, spurring demand for health leadership training. The Sauder School of Business at UBC is opening its doors to a new leadership program tailored to doctors in middle to top management positions. Daniel Skarlicki, a UBC professor who helped design the program, said it’s the [...]

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