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 and quality improvement in the North. Brown Bag Lunch is a series of free lunchtime seminars taking place the fourth Thursday of every month and feature a variety of health research and quality improvement 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 between 12:15 pm and 1 pm. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch with them and listen to presentations. Registration is not required.

Fill out the form to present at an upcoming Brown Bag Lunch!

Upcoming Sessions 2019:

  • October 24, 2019 - Untangling Complexities: Journey to Inactive Status of Casual Home Support Community Health Workers: Presented by Ildiko Polgar
  • November 28, 2019 - The understanding and management of stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation living in northern British Columbia: Presented by Alexandra Marleau

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