Andrew Hughes BSW, MSW

Current Positions and Affiliations:

  • Health Service Director, Kelowna General Hospital
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health and Social Development, School of Social Work, UBC's Okanagan campus

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Social determinants of health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Inter-professional team leadership
  • Marginalized populations
  • Primary health care
  • Outcome measures & evaluations
  • Population health & prevention
  • Community integrated practice
  • Tertiary & acute care medicine
  • Hospital utilization
  • Stroke & TIA

Current Research Related to the Institute's Priorities:

Two current studies linked with UBC, Okanagan as Primary Investigator:

  • Crack-Cocaine Use and Safer Crack Use Initiatives in Downtown Kelowna, BC
  • Community Partner Physical Activity Needs and Services Assessment Project; as well as
  • Acute care communication (analysis of shift change, ward to ward, and utilization)

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Andrew Hughes
Health Service Director
Kelowna General Hospital
Primary Health & Community Care
Central Okanagan, Interior Health

Tel: 250-862-6362