Junior doctor of the year
April 01, 2010 | UBC Public Affairs

Evan Wood has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed papers, supervised 37 graduate students and sits on editorial boards of eight scientific journals. His groundbreaking research has resulted in major revisions in HIV treatment guidelines, demonstrated the benefits of supervised injection facilities,...

Vancouver doctor wins prestigious award
March 31, 2010 | Westender

Despite the federal government’s continued opposition to Insite, the Downtown Eastside facility that offers a medically supervised injection environment for drug users, one of its founding principal investigators has received a top honour from the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) for ...

Canadians ‘ahead of politicians’ on marijuana laws
March 26, 2010 | The Province

Canadians are ahead of their federal politicians on the issue of liberalizing marijuana laws, according to two high-profile lawmakers from BC With Californians heading to the polls in November to decide whether possession of a small amount of marijuana should be legal, a similar law in Canada is not...

CBC: Interview with Dr. Evan Wood
March 24, 2010 | CBC News

On March 23, the Urban Health Research Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV-AIDS released new research about the relationship between police crackdowns and drug violence. Evan Wood is the initiative’s Co-Director. He’s also the co-author of the new report called, Effect of D...

Drug-crime crackdown seen as harmful
March 24, 2010 | The Montreal Gazette

The Conservative government’s efforts to crack down on drug crimes may do more harm than good, a recent report suggests. The study released yesterday from the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS concludes that stepping up the enforcement of drug laws is unlikely to reduce gang v...
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