We are delighted to invite you to an informative evening talk with today’s research and innovation leaders in virtual technologies. Our annual Celebrate Research public lecture, held in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, will focus on “Virtual Technologies: Advancing the Delivery of Health Care.” Discover how innovative research is advancing health care in BC.

DATE: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
TIME: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Virtual (zoom link provided after registration)
Panelists include: 

  • Title TBA. Presented by Dr. Ran D. G​oldman, Investigator & Physician, BC Children’s Hospital; Co-Head & Professor, Division of Translational Therapeutics, Department of Pediatrics, UBC ​
  • Using VR and online platforms for psychotherapies and cognitive remediation in severe mental illness. Presented by Dr. Mahesh Menon, Psychologist, Vancouver Coastal Health; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UBC
  • ​​Dermatology Intelligent Network: Using AI to improve healthcare. Presented by Dr. Nardia Strydom, Family Physician; Department Head of Family Medicine, Providence Health Care; Regional Department Head of Family Medicine, Vancouver Coastal Health & Providence Health Care; Regional Medical Director of Primary Care,  Vancouver Coastal Health; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UBC

The event will be hosted & moderated by Dr. Elodie Portal​es-Casamar, Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC​

For more information and to register for the event, please visit: https://www.bcchr.ca/celebrate-research