Nikki Rose Hunter-Porter: Inspiring change in Indigenous cancer care

This Indigenous Nurses Day, get to know Nikki Rose Hunter-Porter, who has joined BC Cancer in a new role as clinical nurse specialist, Indigenous Cultural Safety.

April 10, 2024 is Indigenous Nurses Day – an opportunity to recognize the irreplaceable role Indigenous nurses play in British Columbia’s (B.C.) and Canada’s health care system. BC Cancer’s Indigenous nurses provide culturally inclusive health care in communities across the province and are a significant source of comfort and safety for many Indigenous Peoples who access our systems of care.

Researcher recognized for promoting person-centred care and enhancing quality of life for cancer patients

Dr. Jae-Yung Kwon is an affiliated researcher with the BC Cancer Nursing and Allied Health Research and Knowledge Translation department and assistant professor at the University of Victoria’s School of Nursing. His work is focused on promoting person-centred care and enhancing quality of life for cancer patients. Jae-Yung recently presented his research findings during the Poster Session at the International Society of Quality of Life (ISOQOL) conference, and was awarded the 2023 New Investigator Award.

Mar’yana Fisher and Chantelle Recsky awarded 2023 CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship

Congratulations to BC Cancer’s Mar’yana Fisher and Chantelle Recsky on receiving a 2023 Canadian Health Research Institute (CIHR) Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship!

The HSI Fellowship is awarded to PhD students and postdoctoral researchers who will work directly with health organizations to tackle real-world health system challenges.

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