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Brown Bag Lunch Series

The Brown Bag Lunch series is a joint initiative between Northern Health and UNBC to promote health research in the North. Brown Bag Lunch is a series of free lunchtime seminars taking place the fourth Thursday of every month and features a variety of health research topics and presenters. The presentations are held at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) and available remotely via WebEx. Each luncheon is scheduled for 45 minutes.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch with them and listen to presentations. Registration is not required.

Upcoming Sessions 2018:

  • May 24, Exercising While Dialyzing: A Best Practices Implementation Feasibility Study, Presented by: Dr. Malgorzata Kaminska, Assistant Professor, Northern Medical Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Dr. Anurag Singh, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Northern Health, and Robin Roots, Physiotherapist, Senior Instructor, UBC Department of Physical Therapy, University of Northern British Columbia 
  • June 28, Primary Care Providers Perception of Standardized Electronic Medication Monitoring Plans, Presented by: Benjamin Wou, Northern Health

Past Brown Bag Presentations






The Innovation and Development Commons (IDC) is a partnership between Northern Health and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). It aims to facilitate education, research, and innovation in the North, ultimately improving the quality of life and health outcomes for Northerners. For more information about the IDC, contact Tammy Hoefer at (250) 649-7698 or

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How to Connect

Presentation Venue:

  • UHNBC Learning and Development Center, Room 0505

By WebEx (audio/video):

  • Webex
  • Password: brownbag
  • 1-877-385-4099
  • Passcode: 8353420#

By teleconference (audio only):

  • 1-877-385-4099
  • Passcode: 8353420#