Vancouver Community Research Day 2017

Celebrating and Showcasing Community Health Services Research

Join us to learn about research at Vancouver Community, connect with researchers and learn about VCH Research Institute resources for starting your own research project.

Date: November 15, 2017
Location: Medical Student &Alumni Centre, 2750 Heather Street, Vancouver
Online registration is now open  |  Event poster


Morning Session

10:30 – 12:30         Poster Display & Networking; VCH Research Institute information desk on funding & educational resources
10:30 – 11:30         VCHRI Research Skills Development Mini-Workshop—Opening the research door—a glimpse into practice-based research at VCH
11:45 – 12:45         Lunch; Available to both morning and afternoon participants


Afternoon Session

12:45 – 13:00        Welcome

13:00 – 13:30      Keynote Presentation

  • Dr. Patricia Daly, Vice-President, Public Health & Chief Medical Health Officer—Transforming Community Care to Improve Population Health

13:30 – 13:45        Coffee Break

13:45 – 15:00        Oral Presentation Session

  • Alison Koci—An employment website for people with mental health and substance use issues
  • Susan Nouch—Hepatitis C treatment by primary care teams in inner-city community health clinics: a prospective cohort study
  • David Wilson—A pilot study of subcutaneous vs intramuscular testosterone for Gender Affirming Therapy
  • Margaret McGregor—How’s your health at home: frail homebound patients reported health experience and outcomes    
  • Lillian Hung—Research in and for practice: making connections    
  • Q & A

15:00 – 15:30         Poster display
15:30 – 16:30         Short Presentations  & Panel Discussion—Research in the Community  
16:30 – 16:45         Closing Remarks



Contact Krisztina Vasarhelyi at for more information.