We are thrilled to announce that our Department Head, Dr. Christine Friedenreich, has recently been awarded the O. Harold Warwick Prize by the Canadian Cancer Society!! Every year, the Canadian Cancer Society gives out Awards for Excellence that honour exceptional men and women who have made a significant contribution to cancer research in Canada. The…
Congratulations to Dr. Darren Brenner who was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship Award by Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions in the 2013 competition! The AIHS supports highly competitive and internationally recognized training awards for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows in the area of health and translational research. There were 96 applications for its postdoctoral fellowships…
Population Health Research has been awarded a Foundational Infrastructure Grant from the Alberta Cancer Foundation (ACF) entitled “Enhancing Capacity for Lifestyle and Cancer Epidemiology in Alberta”! This two-year grant for will be used to maintain and increase the capacity of our Data Support Unit, and to expand our Statistical Support Unit with another associate focused…
Due to the severe impact of the flooding in June 2013, the Population Health Research department was moved out of our previous location at the Holy Cross Centre.
Effective February 24/14, Population Health Research will be operating out of the Richmond Road Diagnostic & Treatment Centre.
Our new address is:
1820 Richmond Road SW
Due to extensive flooding in June 2013, the Holy Cross Centre is currently closed. PHR staff have been temporarily relocated to other facilities in Calgary. Staff phone numbers and e-mail addresses remain the same.
Congratulations to Dr. Karen Kopciuk on her promotion to Adjunct Associate Professor in the Depts of Oncology and Statistics at the University of Calgary. This promotion recognizes Karen’s contributions to research, particularly in the areas of genetic epidemiology and ‘omics data, and her dedication as a teacher and mentor of graduate students, post-docs, Statistical Associates…
We are pleased to congratulate Dr. Nigel Brockton for being recognized as one of ‘Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People’ profiled in the July issue of Alberta Venture (http://albertaventure.com/media-releases/33481-2/). Congratulations Nigel!
CANSuffer to Conquer 2013
April 13, 2013 Southcentre Mall Calgary