Category Archives: Research Trainees

Congratulations to Sports Cardiology BC

A sincere congratulations to Dr. Saul Isserow and his team from Sports Cardiology BC on their $1 million fund raising milestone. We are proud to be part of this initiative and to have so many of our trainees assisting with this innovative program. Please click this link to see photos from the evening’s reception.



Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Perrotta

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Perrotta has successfully defended his PhD in the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. Dr. Perrotta has played a key role in the ongoing evaluation and revision the PAR-Q+ and related knowledge translation initiatives. Congratulations Dr. Perrotta.

Alis Bonsignore Wins Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Student Award

On behalf of the PAR-Q+ Collaboration, we are pleased to announce that Alis Bonsignore recently won the Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (CACPR) Student award.

The CACPR is the national leader in cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation. The CACPR offers prestigious Student Research Awards on an annual basis with the winners presenting their abstracts at the annual symposium. These awards are funded by the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada. In 2014, two national awards (one Masters and one PhD level) were given.

For more information on Alis’ research please visit the Physical Activity Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Unit at the University of British Columbia.