St. Paul’s has become a world leader in the retrieval and insertion of new leads, with Dr. Bashir, Cardiovascular Surgeon at St. Paul’s, recently performing the 1,000th lead extraction!
Over the years, Promise magazine has shared the stories of many patients and their family members who received life-saving care and St. Paul’s. We revisit some of them and find out how they are doing today. It’s still hard for Lindsay Schneider to believe that she can once again run up stairs, pick up her […]
Inside St. Paul’s’s Heart Centre The Province reports on their experiences during a week spent with the provincial Heart Centre at St. Paul’s Stories I do believe I went to heaven How Craig Watson became a bionic man Plugged in to a new life A donor is never forgotten Heart-attack rates vary widely among different […]
In October 2011, St. Paul’s became home to B.C.’s first research program to focus on the impact of gender-based differences on cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke). The UBC Heart and Stroke Foundation Professorship in Women’s Cardiovascular Health, a partnership between St. Paul’s and the University of British Columbia, was funded by the Ministry of […]
Today, Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia (UBC) announced the establishment of the first research program in B.C. to focus on the impact of gender-based differences on cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke).
The UBC Heart and Stroke Foundation Professorship in Women’s Cardiovascular Health, held by Dr. Karin Humphries, will develop a focused and integrated vision for cardiovascular care, education and research for women throughout the province, including rural communities. The Professorship will be based out of St. Paul’s, which is known around the world for its work in the prevention of heart disease and for the care, treatment and support of people living with heart conditions.