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:
- January 24, 2019 - Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Trials for Oligometastatic Disease Led from Northern BC: Is the treatment paradigm for limited metastatic disease changing?
Presented by Dr. Rob Olson.
- 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 Davina Banner-Lukaris and Daman Kandola.
- March 14, 2019 - Integrating Business Process Management (BPM), Business Ontology and Business Architecture - A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Medication Management.
Presented by Bonnie Urquhart.
- April 25, 2019 - TBD.
Presented by Floyd Besserer.
- May 23, 2019 - Conceptualizing “patient-oriented” for population health research.
Presented by Chelsea Pelletier.
- June 27, 2019 - TBD.
Presented by Shannon Freeman.
Past Brown Bag Presentations
- June: Primary Care Providers Perception of Standardized Electronic Medication Monitoring Plans
Recording: Primary Care Providers Perception of Standardized Electronic Medication Monitoring Plans
- May: Exercising While Dialyzing: A Best Practices Implementation Feasibility Study
Recording: Exercising While Dialyzing: A Best Practices Implementation Feasibility Study
- April: Mental health service users' and carers' experiences of cancer care
Recording: Mental health service users' and carers' experiences of cancer care
- March: Outcomes from the Prince George Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: Filling a service gap while training students in patient care and quality improvement
Recording: Outcomes from the Prince George Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: Filling a service gap while training students in patient care and quality improvement
- February: The Challenges of Rural Research
Recording: The Challenges of Rural Research
- January: Proteoglycans in Breast Cancer
Recording: Proteoglycans in Breast Cancer
- November: Findings From The Nak'azdli Lha'hutit'en Project
Recording: Findings From The Nak'azdli Lha'hutit'en Project
- October: Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR)
- September: The Developmental Origin of Health and Disease: A Sex and Gender Perspective
Recording: The Developmental Origin of Health and Disease: A Sex and Gender Perspective
- June: Development and Evaluation of Innovative Peer-led Physical Activity Programs for Mental Health Service Users
Recording: Development and Evaluation of Innovative Peer-led Physical Activity Programs for Mental Health Service Users
- May: An Update on Children's Health in Northern BC
Recording: An Update on Children’s Health in Northern BC
- April: Bridges and Barriers to Care for Women Struggling with Substance-use During Pregnancy in Northern BC
Recording: Bridges and Barriers to Care for Women Struggling with Substance-use During Pregnancy in Northern BC
- March: Navigating Ethics for Research Studies
Recording: Navigating Ethics for Research Studies
- February: Working with Men who Have Sex with Men
Recording: Working with Men who have sex with Men
- January: Statistics Canada Research Data Centres
- January: Implementation and Evaluation of a Community Based STI/HIV Testing Program in a High Risk Population
- March: Using Business Intelligence for Efficient Inter-Facility Patient Transfer
- April: Brain and Muscle Circulation and Metabolism
- June: Improving Access, Quality & Safety of Healthcare Delivery in the North through Improved Collaboration between Providers
- November: Putting the POWERPLAY Advantage to Work: The Development & Optimization of a Workplace Mental Wellness Module for Men in Northern and Rural Locations
- January: HRI Members Partnered in Research: What's Happening in the North
- March: Facilitating Relationships: Northern Health's Partnering for Healthier Communities Approach
- April: Negotiation of Primary Care Within an Interprofessional Team
- May: Partnering for Change: Engaging Municipal Leaders in Primary Health Care Transformation
- June: Accelerating Action on Cancer Control with and for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Peoples and Partners
- September: Assessing the Comprehensiveness of HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care Services for People Who Inject Drugs in Northern BC
- October: Initiative for a Palliative Approach in Nursing: Evidence and Leadership
- November: Worth the Energy! The Effects of Spiritual/Energy Healing Upon Spiritual Health Indicators
- February: Harmonization-Tobacco Use Affects Surgical Outcomes
- March: Point of Care Contributions to Evidence Informed Practice
- April: Equity Driven Evaluation and Knowledge Translation
- May: Implications for Health of BC First Nations Reincarnation Belief
- June: Strategies Needed to Face the Challenges of an Out-Patient IV Therapy Department
- September: Examining the Relationship Between Environment and Physical and Mental Well Being of BCs Indigenous Communities
- October: Are our Clients in Northern Health in the Right Place at the Right Time - Example of Residential Care
- November: The Depth of Water Requires Knowledge: Listening to the Voices of the HIV Patient Journey
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 firstname.lastname@example.org