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IDC Brown Bag Lunch

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 2019:

  • February 28, 2019 - What does it really take to change clinical practice? Exploring the uptake of oral anticoagulation prescription in the emergency department.
    Presented by Davina Banner-Lukaris and Daman Kandola.
  • March 14, 2019 - Integrating Business Process Management (BPM), Business Ontology and Business Architecture - A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Medication Management.
    Presented by Bonnie Urquhart.
  • April 25, 2019 - TBD.
    Presented by Floyd Besserer.
  • May 23, 2019 - Conceptualizing “patient-oriented” for population health research.
    Presented by Chelsea Pelletier.
  • June 27, 2019 - TBD.
    Presented by Shannon Freeman.

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