“A crisis event, like an overdose, is the moment when a patient’s motivation to make changes is very high,” says Dr. Evan Wood, Director of the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use. “Yet, too many times,” he says, “we have watched patients leave the hospital knowing the additional support they need to make those changes is […]
Read how one St. Paul’s patient found a living Kidney donor match in a very unexpected place!
Heart and Stroke Foundation commits $500,000 to support First Nations Health Authority Chair in Heart Health and Wellness at St. Paul’sMarch 8th, 2017
Heart & Stroke has committed $500,000 to support the First Nations Health Authority Chair in Heart Health and Wellness at St. Paul’s to support closing the gap in Indigenous health.
Being on hemodialysis can turn your schedule upside down, add in food restrictions due to little or no kidney function and finding time to cook can be a challenge. Learn what St. Paul’s dietitians are doing to help renal patients stay healthy.
Dorothy Elizabeth Cotton, best known as Bette, was born and raised in Dalhousie, New Brunswick. She began her long trek west when she left home to attend what is now known as Concordia University, in Montreal. Bette studied business at Concordia and there she met her future husband, Frederick Rowan Cotton. The couple married in […]
Irene May Matthews was born, raised and lived out her life in Vancouver — mostly in one home on Beatrice Street, where she moved with her parents when she was six years old. She graduated from John Oliver High School in 1948 and went to work for the City of Vancouver soon after. It was […]
Dr. Amin Javer is changing the way sinus surgeries are performed—and patients like Christine Stadler are benefittingFebruary 20th, 2017
A seemingly harmless runny nose turns out to be a much more serious problem.
The BC government announced $5 million to support the creation of the new BC Centre on Substance Use at St. Paul’s, augmented by a $1 million donation by Peter M. Bull and a pledge to help raise $4 million more with St. Paul’s Foundation.
Early planning is now underway between the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences at St. Paul’s (CHÉOS) and BGI, one of the world’s foremost genomics organizations.
Breakthrough work in biomarkers continues in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at St. Paul’s.