Dr. David Joyce is a family physician at the Pender Community Health Centre and is active in conducting primary care clinical research. Dr. Joyce received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Toronto and joined UBC Family Practice as an R3 Clinician Scholar. His current area of research focuses on the study of developmental screening in primary care settings. Working in collaboration with Dr. Marjolaine Limbos, a psychologist at Sunny Hill Children’s Centre, their research has recruited over 300 children to compare the accuracy of a variety of screening measures that are currently in use or could be used in primary care settings.
Study of developmental screening in primary care settings; child mental health; developmental disabilities in children