Post-Movember Check Up – Two Perspectives on Men’s Mental & Physical Health

Please join us on Wednesday, December 9th (10:00 am to 11:00 am) for an informative webinar on men’s health co-hosted by the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada and the BC Alliance for Healthy Living’s Working on Wellness initiative.

The webinar will explore: What does it mean for men to be healthy? And what does it take for men to get healthy?

Presenter, Dr. Larry Goldenberg will bring us up to date on men’s health status in Canada. He will also describe the male journey to health – including what it takes to get and stay healthy.

Presenter, Dr. John Oliffe will profile the most recent research findings from the men¹s health research program at UBC Drawing from what has been learned through the Men’s Depression and Suicide Network, Dr. Oliffe will discuss effective ways for identifying and treating men¹s depression and developing male suicide prevention programs.

REGISTER HERE FOR: Post-Movember Check Up – Two Perspectives on Men’s Mental and Physical Health


Dr. Larry Goldenberg: CM, OBC, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FCAHS, DABU is Professor and former Head of Urologic Sciences at the University of British Columbia, and is founding Director of the Vancouver Prostate Centre. In 2009 he created the Men’s Health Initiative of BC and in 2014 became the founding Chairman of the nation-wide Canadian Men’s Health Foundation. He has been recognized for his contributions to Canadian health care by being inducted into the Order of British Columbia and the Order of Canada.

Dr. John Oliffe: PhD, MEd, RN is a Professor in the UBC School of Nursing. His research program in masculinities and men’s health has focused on prostate cancer, depression and suicide, and men’s smoking. He has also collaborated, providing expertise on a range of other men’s health issues including immigrant men’s heart health, male youth sexual health, Aboriginal men’s health, incarcerated men’s health, fathering and unintentional childhood injury, gay men’s intimate partner violence, and men’s experiences and expressions of grief following the death of a male peer. These collaborations have enabled him to build research capacity in masculinities and men’s health in Canada. His current work can be found at