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Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research

Caden Poh on August 30, 2017   |    No Comments

Network lead Dr. Erin Michalak and network member Sara Lapsley will be co-presenting on digital engagement methods in patient-oriented research for the upcoming BC SUPPORT Unit provincial conference, Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research (event hashtag: #PPF2017). The conference aims to encourage learning and collaboration between patients interested in patient-oriented research … Read more


Campus Alberta Neuroscience Symposium 2017

Caden Poh on August 12, 2017   |    No Comments

Campus Alberta Neuroscience will be holding their 6th Annual Symposium: Neurotechnology for Discovery and Translation in Calgary, Alberta, on October 26-27 this year. Network lead Dr. Erin Michalak and peer researcher Sara Lapsley will be presenting on the first day of the event alongside top researchers, trainees, community representatives and people with lived experience. This symposium will showcase … Read more


Mad World Screening

Nusha Balram on May 10, 2017   |    No Comments

The UBC Department of Psychiatry is proud to work with The Cinematheque in presenting Frames of Mind, a monthly event using film to engage thought and discussion about mental health and mental illness. On Wednesday, May 17th, Dr. Erin Michalak, leader of CREST.BD and Professor in UBC Psychiatry, will lead the … Read more


FREE Touched with Fire Screening

Nusha Balram on April 21, 2017   |    No Comments

Join our team and Pathway Clubhouse to watch Touched with Fire! On May 2nd at 6:45 pm we will be screening Touched with Fire in the Ralph Fisher Auditorium of the Richmond Hospital. This acclaimed film stars Katie Holmes and tells the story of two writers who live with bipolar disorder who … Read more