Board of Directors Member Spotlight

The BCCDC Foundation is indebted to its dedicated Board of Directors. This week, we’d like to shine the spotlight on our newest member: Carmond Ng, who joined our team in April 2016. Carmond Ng, Treasurer Carmond Ng is an associate with PwC Vancouver providing assurance services for private and public companies within the insurance, technology […]

BCCDC Foundation pleased to play a part in the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Foundation Executive Director Kristy Kerr, and Executive Medical Director of BCCDC Dr Mark Tyndall are members of the local organizing committee for this biannual international symposium. Vancouver is the host city for the Symposium, between November 14-18, 2016. The theme this year is “Resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world” and brings together […]

Celebrate Research Week – A Success!

Research Week for 2016 has wrapped up-an entire week of events that highlighted the excellence in research being done at the BC Centre for Disease Control. Two days of symposia presentations, plus two riveting keynote speakers, plus two great workshops, thirty posters and one reception equals an entire week celebrating BCCDC research. The BCCDC Foundation […]

BCCDC Research Week is here!

The 9th annual BCCDC Research Week is taking place October 24-28, 2016. Join your colleagues for an action-packed week of workshops, presentation of fascinating and leading-edge research and of course some vital networking time. This year’s theme is Public Health: Global Challenges, Local Solutions; and we’ve integrated it into all aspects of the programme. From the […]

Dr. Jennifer Gardy recognized by MSFHR for her outstanding work in Mycobacteria and Tuberculosis

The BCCDC Foundation congratulates Dr. Jennifer Gardy on receiving the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar Award for her work with non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections (NTMs) and tuberculosis (TB) on the BRIDGE-MTB project.  Dr. Gardy’s innovative work has created a new field of research – genomic epidemiology – which has helped to advance the […]

Watch: Dr. Jennifer Gardy Speaks at SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards

Watch Dr. Jennifer Gardy give an inspirational speech at SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards BCCDC’s own ‘science rockstar’, Dr. Jennifer Gardy discusses inter-disciplinarity and how to create a meaningful career that blends with your personal life at this year’s Simon Fraser University’s Outstanding Alumni Awards on March 3rd, 2016.  Dr. Gardy is recognized for her innovative […]