School of Nursing faculty members awarded by CRNBC

Two faculty members of the UBC School of Nursing are among the recipients of the 2010 Nursing Excellence Awards given by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).

Asst. Prof. John Oliffe received the Excellence in Nursing Research award. Oliffe’s research in men’s health has impacted communities around the world and earned him a strong reputation among nursing researchers. He provides valuable insights in areas such as prostate cancer support groups, gender-based smoking and implications, and males and depression.

Lecturer Marlee Groening received the award for Excellence in Nursing Education. Groening crafts her teaching through the incorporation of role-playing, of personal experiences and from insight gained from clinical staff who work closely with students.

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