Investigator Awards build and strengthen research capacity

Each year, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) promotes excellence in health research through the annual VCHRI Investigator Awards. These awards recognize outstanding health investigators and support their research efforts through peer-reviewed salary support awards. The awards provide an opportunity for investigators to reduce their clinical practice commitments and build their research capacity to expand the possibilities of improving health research. They are supported by VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation.

The 2018 VCHRI Investigator Awards recipients are:

  • Dr. Thalia Field, assistant professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC; Stroke Neurologist and Fellowship Program Director, Vancouver Stroke Program, Vancouver General Hospital and Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health
  • Dr. Nathaniel Hawkins, clinical assistant professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
  • Dr. Ryan Flannigan, assistant professor, Department of Urologic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Read the full story including summaries of each researcher’s study on VCHRI.

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