IDC Brown Bag Lunch

Brown Bag Lunch Series

The Brown Bag Lunch series is a joint initiative between Northern Health and UNBC to promote health research in the North. Brown Bag Lunch is a series of free lunchtime seminars taking place the fourth Thursday of every month and features a variety of health research topics and presenters. The presentations are held at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) and available remotely via WebEx. Each luncheon is scheduled for 45 minutes.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch with them and listen to presentations. Registration is not required.

Upcoming Sessions 2018:

  • September 27, 2018 - Clinical Applications of AI in Radiation Oncology and Physics, Presented by: Nick Chng, BC Cancer—Northern Cancer Centre
  • October 25, 2018 - Aging and Concerns for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Older Adults in the North Region of British Columbia, Presented by: Julius Okpodi, PhD, Northern Health
  • November 22, 2018 - Integrative Practices: Understanding How Nurse Practitioners Engage in Primary Health Care in northern BC, Presented by: Dr. Erin Wilson, UNBC School of Nursing
  • January 24, 2019 - Innovative Radiation Trials Program, Presented by: Dr. Rob Olson, BC Cancer—Northern Cancer Centre
  • February 28, 2019 - What does it really take to change clinical practice? Exploring the uptake of oral anticoagulation prescription in the emergency department., Presented by: Dr. Davina Banner-Lukaris, UNBC School of Nursing and Daman Kandola, UNBC, School of Health Sciences and Health Research Institute
  • March 14, 2019 - TBD
  • April 25, 2019 - TBD
  • May 23, 2019 - TBD
  • June 27, 2019 - TBD

Past Brown Bag Presentations

The Innovation and Development Commons (IDC) is a partnership between Northern Health and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). It aims to facilitate education, research, and innovation in the North, ultimately improving the quality of life and health outcomes for Northerners. For more information about the IDC, contact Tammy Hoefer at 250-649-7698 or