BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Awards and the 2018 BCCHR Studentships and Fellowships.
Mini Med School 2018: Healthy Starts for a Healthy Life
Explore the world of health promotion and disease prevention.
Presented by Mini Med School Dean Dr. Manish Sadarangani.
This 6-week seminar series will give a basic understanding of disease prevention while exploring the up-to-the-minute biomedical research, clinical applications and social/ethical implications related to the field. Please note, the course content has been designed for students in grades 10-12.
- Wednesday, October 17
- Preventing disease starts before birth - Dr. KS Joseph
- The route to a child’s health is through their mother - Dr. Deborah Money
- Wednesday, October 24
- Wednesday, November 7
- Wednesday, November 14
- The world is a dangerous place - Dr. Mariana Brussoni
- Let’s go play outside - Morgan Yates
- Wednesday, November 21
- Wednesday, November 28
- How to make an early start in a successful research career during med school - Dr. Rebecca Ronsley
- The importance of translational medical research by non-medics - TBA
Interested in participating?
Admission is free but space is LIMITED. Participation is expected for all six sessions (Wednesday, October 17 to Wednesday, November 28). Each session is scheduled for 7:00 - 9:00 pm. The series will be held at the Chan Centre for Family Health Education at BC Children's Hospital, 938 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver.
Not available to attend all six sessions? Sessions will be recorded and viewable online within 72-hours. Registration is not required for streaming.
- Are you a teacher nominating a student? Students in grades 10-12 interested in attending must be nominated by a teacher and cannot register themselves
- Are a you a member of the general public? This includes, but is not limited to, parents, teachers, health care professionals, university students and retirees
- Are you affiliated with the research community at BC Children's Hospital? This includes students mentored by researchers or individuals affiliated with researchers onsite