Speaker Series

2022-2023 Season Dates

(Please mark your calendar for the 2022-2023 season dates)

The speaker series will proceed via zoom video webinar until further notice. The zoom link will be emailed to participants who register for the meeting.

September 21, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Stefan Grzybowski (PI) and Alexandra Bland (Study Coordinator)
Topic: Enhancing Rural Community Resiliency to Climate Change and Ecosystem Disruption: Building on the lessons learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic 

October 26, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Xiaowei Song (Senior Clinical Scientist with the Fraser Health Authority, MRI Program Lead at the SFU ImageTech Lab in Surrey Memorial Hospital and Adjunct Professor in the School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University)
Topic: Promoting Early Detection and Management of Frailty in Home-living Older Adults

November 30, 2022
Speaker: Snezana Milosevic, Business Analyst, The University of British Columbia's Research Information Systems (RISe)
Topic: Provincial Research Ethics Platform (PREP) - Research Ethics Board's Harmonization Updates

January 11, 2023
Speaker: Jean E. Smart Regulatory Affairs and Quality Officer, Clinical Trials BC, Privacy Officer, Michael Smith Health Research BC
Topic: 'Deviations - The Other Ones'

February 15, 2023
Speaker: Tracy Wong ACRP-CP, Research Quality Assurance Specialist, Island Health
Topic: Preparing for Island Health's first FDA inspection

March 29, 2023
Speaker: Dr. Tania Bubela, PhD JD FCAHS FRSC, Professor and Dean, SFU Faculty of Health Sciences, and Ms. Melanie McPhail, JD LLM, Research Associate, SFU Faculty of Health Sciences
Topic: Challenges for Translational Biomedicine at the Interface of Commercialization, Regulation, and Reimbursement

May 10, 2023
Speaker: To be announced
Topic: To be announced

Please note: Anybody interested in clinical research is welcome to attend. To receive reminders and updates about the speaker series, please subscribe to our mailing list.

Location of Speaker Series Meetings: Due to COVID, meetings will be held via zoom video webinar until further notice. Participants will be asked to register for the meeting and a zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting.

Day and Time:
Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm

If you have any questions please contact the CRPBC Advisory Committee using the "Contact Us" page.

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