Recognizing grant recipients

Catalyst grants

Catalyst grants are awarded to help O’Brien Institute members leverage their research to the next level

Learn more about the O’Brien Catalyst grants opportunities

  1. Amanda Black

    A Canadian integrated platform for injury and concussion prevention, early intervention and mental health

  2. Carolyn Emery

    SHRED Concussion Mobile unit

  3. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia

    AYA-PACT: Adolescents and Young Adults becoming Physically Active after Cancer Trial

  4. Jennifer Jackson

    Strategies for Addressing Needle Debris Study (SANDS)

  5. Rahim Kachra

    Exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on medical learners

  6. Yeonjung Lee

    Aging in Community: A Perspective from Older Adults on Accessibility to Necessary Resources

  7. Kara Nerenberg

    IMPROVE-Virtual HEALTH for MoMS

  8. Dana Olstad

    I Can For Kids: Hunger doesn’t take summer vacation

  9. Cheryl Peters

    Analysis of proposed policy for controlling exposure to DEE in the workplace

  10. Ranjani Somayaji

    Evaluating the community prevalence of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection in persons undergoing high‐risk procedures: a prospective longitudinal study

  1. Erin Brennand

    Cutting across disciplines to improve female pelvic floor disorders in Alberta

  2. Carolyn Emery

    SHRed Injuries in partnership with Indigenous communities

  3. Zahra Goodarzi

    Improving the Use of the Depression Rating Scale in Long Term Care

  4. Liza Lorenzetti

    Healing through Fatherhood: Voices of Indigenous and Immigrant Men

  5. Katrina Milaney

    Research to Social Action Hub for Vulnerable Families

  6. Lara Nixon

    Supporting Researchers Engaging with People with Structural Vulnerability: Building workforce capability

  7. Elizabeth Oddone Paolucci

    Engaging Alumni and External Stakeholders in Improving Professional and Academic Competencies of Community Health Science Graduate Students

  8. Naomi Popeski

    The M Word: A qualitative study on patient perceptions of malnutrition

  9. Aynharan Sinnarajah

    Provincial Palliative & End of Life Care: Generating Real World Evidence through Cross-Zonal Palliative Care Program Collaboration in Alberta

  1. Pierre-Gerlier Forest

    O'Brien Institute matching funds for: A Scoping Review of the Literature on Integrated Care Funding Models

  2. Jane Lemaire

    Well Doc Alberta: A Provincial Physician Wellness Forum

  3. Gavin McCormack

    A Review of Canadian Evidence on the Relations between Urban Form and Health in Children and Adolescents

  4. Meghan McDonough

    Social participation, physical activity, and resilience among older adults living alone

  5. Lara Nixon

    Improving access to integrated health care and housing for older adults experiencing homelessness, addictions and mental health challenges

  6. Tom Noseworthy

    Provincial Stakeholder Engagement

  1. Stefania Bertazzon

    Walk smart, breathe smart

  2. Lindsay McLaren

    Multilevel Governance in Canada as related to children's oral health - Human resource component

  3. Melanie Rock

    Project under the makeCalgary initiative: People, pets and One Health promotion in Northeast Calgary: Enhancing benefits, redressing nuisances and reducing threats through participatory action research

  1. Marco Bijvank

    3 projects: Improved prediction of door-to-doctor wait times, Optimal workload management during physician's shift in emergency department, Flexible surge scheduling of ED physicians

  2. Christine Friedenreich

    A home-based light versus moderate-vigorous intensity physical activity intervention for breast cancer survivor

  3. David Hogan

    Investigating Perceptions of Architectural Design that Supports Aging in Place: Reactions of Stakeholders to Laneway House Design

  4. Kerry McBrien

    Discharging Complex Emergency Department Patients for Management in the Community: Complicating Factors, Readmission Rates and Estimated Cost-Savings

  5. Lara Nixon

    Peter Coyle Place: A case study of an innovative approach to housing older adults with high and complex health and social needs.

  1. Lindsay Crowshoe

    Popular Theatre as a youth led primary prevention approach for suicide among young men in rural and urban Aboriginal communities

  2. Gabriel Fabreau

    Completion of a Proof-of-Concept Global Health Metadata Catalogue

  3. Gavin McCormack

    Neighborhood PAQ

  4. Richard Musto

    E-cigarette survey

  5. Hude Quan

    Qualitative Study on Coder Perspectives

  6. Melanie Rock

    Does breed-specific legislation (BSL) protect children from dog-bites and associated trauma

  7. Tolu Sajobi

    Novel Statistical Methods PROs

  8. David Topps

    OpenLabyrinth software development

  9. Tyler Williamson

    Quick strike PICHI network


Post-doctoral scholarship grants

The O’Brien Institute for Public Health is pleased to support research capacity building, providing opportunities to O’Brien Institute members recruiting excellent graduate trainees

Learn more about the O’Brien Post-doctoral scholarship grants

  1. Dana Olstad

    Post-doctoral Student: Rosanne Blanchet

    Project title: To what extent does socioeconomic position explain racial/ethnic health inequities?

  2. Scott B. Patten

    Co-supervisor: Gina Dimitropoulos

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Dan Devoe

    Project title: A Brief, Online Psychotherapy Intervention to Support University of Calgary Students During the Pandemic

  1. David Campbell

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Kirnvir Dhaliwal

    Project title: Diabetes management in Canadian Correctional Institutions

  2. Joseph Dort

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Rosemary Twomey

    Project title: Understanding the impact of exercise in the recovery from head and neck cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial of exercise prehabilitation vs. usual care

  3. Carolyn Emery

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Stephen West

    Project title: Primary Prevention of Injuries and Concussions in Youth Rugby

  4. Matthew James

    Co-supervisor: Joon Lee

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Majed Al-Jefri

    Project title: Granular Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury Trajectories Using Machine Learning

  1. Fiona Clement

    Co-supervisor: Mari Jose Santana

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Tamara McCarron

    Project title: The inclusion of the patient voice in health care innovation

  2. Joon Lee

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Madeena Sultana

    Project title: A smart health advisor for personalized lifestyle intervention and decision support

  3. Meghan McDonough

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Chantelle Zimmer

    Project title: Social factors and physical activity in older adults: Identifying predictors across vulnerable populations

  4. Frank W. Stahnisch

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Fedir Razumenko

    Project title: Cancer Clinical Trials in Canada and the Ethics of Human Dignity Framework, 1971‐1998

  1. William Ghali

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Bastien Boussat

    Project title: Developing, refining, and validating safety indicator systems through multi-source digital data

  2. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Helen Tam-Tham

    Project title: Improving Palliative Care in Long-Term Care: Exploring the Changing Role of Family Physicians in Multidisciplinary Care Teams through Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

  3. Deborah Marshall

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Xiaoxiao Liu

    Project title: Examining access to health care services and its association with health outcomes: rural vs urban

  4. Gavin McCormack

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Vikram Nichani

    Project title: Neighborhood Walkability and Health Outcomes in Albertans: An Analysis of Alberta’s Tomorrow Project

  5. Melani Rock

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Valli L. Frazer-Celin

    Project title: The removal of dogs from Indigenous communities to urban areas in Canada: Implications for public health and equity

  1. Winson Cheung

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Colleen Cuthbert

    Project title: Developing a wellness focused self-management program for colorectal cancer survivors using a patient-oriented research approach

  2. Brent Hagel

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Liraz Fridman

    Project title: Pedestrian motor-vehicle collision (PMVC) related injuries in children and youth – a case control study

  3. Marc Poulin

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Veronica Guadagni

    Project title: Effects of aerobic exercise on cognition and brain structure and function in adults at risk of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD): the mediating role of sleep.

  4. Melanie Rock

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Morgan Mouton

    Project title: Regulating dog-ownership and preventing dog-bites in urban areas in the digital age: A comparative approach to policy analysis

  5. Tom Stelfox

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Khara Sauro

    Project title: Improving venous thromboembolism prophylaxis among neurocritical care patients: development and testing of knowledge translation strategies

  1. Elijah Dixon

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Yuan (Shawn) Xu

    Project title: Using Microsimulation Model (MSM) to Assess the Effect of the Treatments on the Outcome of Liver Cancer

  2. Robert (Rob) Quinn

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Samar Abd Elhafeez

    Project title: Morbidity and mortality of people with kidney transplant failure

  1. Cheryl Barnabe

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Adalberto Loyola Sánchez

    Project title: Case Managers to Improve the Management of Inflammatory Arthritis and Associated Comorbidities with First Nations Communities: A Proof of Concept Study

  2. Lindsay Crowshoe

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Rita Henderson

    Project title: Social Determinants and Applied Health Research with Indigenous Populations for Health

  3. Charlene Elliott

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Emily Truman

    Project title: Conceptualizing food literacy: food skills and knowledge for adolescent health

  4. Deborah Marshall

    Post-doctoral Scholar: Christine Michaels-Igbokwe

    Project title: Incorporating individual preferences into economic evaluations: an assessment of the impact of preference heterogeneity on estimates of cost effectiveness


2021 awardees

  1. Cheryl Barnabe, Lindsay Crowshoe, Rita Henderson, Andrea Pritchard-Kennedy, and Pamela Roach

    Indigenous COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Evaluation/Assessment

    Enhancing Indigenous Health as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Developing Indigenous Patient Experience Indicators of High Quality Virtual Primary Care

  2. Bonnie Healy and Rita Henderson

    Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity- Evaluation and Assessment

    Proof of concept of wastewater-based surveillance for SARS-COV2 to mitigate secondary COVID-19 disease transmission in First Nations in Alberta

  3. Adam Cheng

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities

    Impact of Aerosol Box Use on Patterns of Healthcare Provider and Environmental Contamination during Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures: A Multicenter Study

  4. Erin Brennand

    Operating Grant: ECI grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health

    Sex, Drugs & Chronic Pain after Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery: investigating patient and clinician priorities related to pelvic floor surgery in Canada

  5. Kirsten Fiest, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps & Priorities - Confidence in science

    Examining Drivers of Vaccine Hesitancy and Approaches to Improve Vaccine Confidence in Canada

  6. Chester Ho

    Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities Funding Opportunity - Post COVID-19 condition

    Implementing the Provincial Post COVID-19 Rehabilitation Framework for Screening & Transitions in Alberta: A Pragmatic Evaluation

  7. Jason Weatherald

    Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities Funding Opportunity - Post COVID-19 condition

    Exploring Rehabilitation Needs and Access to Services for Long COVID

  8. Jason Weatherald

    Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities Funding Opportunity - Post COVID-19 condition

    Pulmonary vascular disease in patients with Long COVID

  9. John Conly

    Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities Funding Opportunity - Testing models and surveillance

    Wastewater-Based Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in Tertiary Care Hospitals: Advancing Wastewater Science and Providing an Early-Warning System for Hospital Transmission and Outbreaks

  10. Jia Hu and Jacqueline McMillan

    Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities Funding Opportunity - Vaccines

    Evaluation of COVID-19 antibodies, cell-mediated immunity and telomeres following COVID-19 immunization or natural infection in an immune compromised population: An HIV Cohort Study

  11. Stephen Freedman

    Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities Funding Opportunity - Variants

    A Prospective Pan-Canadian Cohort Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern Disease Severity and Association with Long-Term Symptoms in Children

  12. Deborah Marshall, Tome Noseworthy, and Tracy Wasylak

    Operating Grant: Health System Impact Fellowship - National Cohort Retreat

    Enhancing a Community of Practice for the Health System Impact Fellowship Program: Advancing Capacity for Sustainable and Patient-Centred Learning Health Systems across Canada

  13. Deinera Exner-Cortens and Carly McMorris

    Operating Grant: SARS-CoV-2 variants supplement stream 1

    COVID-19 Variant Supplement - Screening Student Resiliency and Mental Health Indicators During School Re-Entry

  14. Stephen Freedman

    Operating Grant: SARS-CoV-2 variants supplement stream 1

    COVID-19 Variant Supplement - Household Transmission Dynamics and Vial Load among Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infected Children

  15. Bonnie Lashewicz

    Operating Grant: SARS-CoV-2 variants supplement stream 1

    COVID-19 Variant Supplement - Supporting mental health and preventing moral injury among long term care+ workers: A mixed methods tool kit development and implementation study

  16. Quan Long and Guido van Marle

    Operating Grant: SARS-CoV-2 variants supplement stream 1

    COVID-19 Variant Supplement - Inferring undiagnosed sources of COVID-19 infections using viral genomes

  17. Mohammed Almekhlafi

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    INTERRAcT: Thrombus characteristics for predicting Reperfusion with Alteplase compared to Tenecteplase

  18. Winson Cheung and Colleen Cuthbert

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    Characterizing Chronic Opioid Use in Cancer Patients

  19. Maoliosa Donald, Kerry McBrien, and Sachin Pendharkar

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    Adoption and enhancement of a primary care management pathway for obstructive sleep apnea: an implementation evaluation project

  20. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia and Christine Friedenreich

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    AYA-PACT: Adolescents and Young Adults becoming Physically Active after Cancer Trial

  21. Kirsten Fiest, Jenna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    ACCELERATE: Partnering with ICU patients and family caregivers toward early transitions in care

  22. Zahra Goodarzi and Dallas Seitz

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    COPE LTC Study: Care pathway for Older Persons with dEpressive disorders in Long Term Care

  23. Michael Hill

    Project Grant: Fall 2020

    ESCAPE-MeVO trial (EndovaSCular TreAtment to imProve outcomEs for Medium Vessel Occlusions)

  24. Grant Innes

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    Impact of Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing on Health Outcomes

  25. Quan Long and Yuan (Shawn) Xu

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    Generating EMR-Based Algorithms to Identify Hospital Adverse Events for Health System Performance Evaluation and Improvement

  26. Cheryl Peters

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    The impact of sex and gender in occupational disease prevention

  27. Sangita Sharma

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    Assessing attitudes, barriers, and opportunities for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination (HPVV) to inform, develop, implement, and evaluate a culturally appropriate program for increasing utilization and addressing vaccination hesitancy in Arctic Canadian Indigenous communities

  28. Leslie Skeith

    Project Grant, Fall 2020

    A prospective cohort study evaluating peripartum anticoagulation management among pregnant women with VTE and its impact on patient outcomes

  29. Reed Beall, David Campbell, Dana Olstad, and Eldon Spackman

    Project Grant, Fall 2020 - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research: Early-Career Investigator

    Healthy Food Rx - Evaluation of a subsidized healthy food prescription program for patients with type 2 diabetes and food insecurity.

  30. Anshula Ambasta, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Irene Ma, and Tom Stelfox

    Project Grant - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research

    Re-Purposing the Ordering of 'Routine' laboratory Tests on clinical teaching units (RePORT study)

  31. David Campbell, Maoliosa Donald, and Matthew James

    Project Grant - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research: Early-Career Investigator

    Preventing medication complications during AcUte illness through Symptom Evaluation and sick day guidance (PAUSE): Development of a Patient-Centered Mobile Health Intervention

  32. Carla Ginn

    Project Grant - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research: Early-Career Investigator

    Connection to identity/ancestry, community, land, and spirituality: Exploring individual, family, and community wellbeing within the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA)-Region 3

  33. Karen Kopciuk

    Project Grant - Priority Announcement: Research in First Nations, Inuit or Métis health

    Nishtohtamihk li kaansyr (Understanding Cancer): Cancer Screening, Outcomes and Experiences among Métis People in Alberta

  34. Karen Benzies and David Johnson

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    Alberta (AB) Collaborative Quality Improvement Strategies to Improve Outcomes of Preterm Infants 32 - 36 Weeks' Gestation: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial (ABC-QI Trial)

  35. Erin Brennand

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    Five years after the Mid-Urethral Sling Tensioning (MUST) trial: cure of stress urinary incontinence symptoms, health care utilization and cost-effectiveness associated with two techniques for MUS incontinence surgery

  36. David Campbell and Karen Tang

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    Bridging the divide between acute medical care and housing: A comprehensive evaluation of a "medical respite program" for the homeless

  37. Fiona Clement, Joon Lee, Tolu Sajobi, and Khara Sauro

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and the APPROACH Registry to Transform Coronary Artery Disease Patient Care

  38. Meghan Elliott

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    Decisions to Seek Emergency Medical Care Among People with Kidney Failure: Implications for Optimal Care Delivery

  39. Nauzer Forbes and Robert (Bob) Hilsden

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    Infection Control in ERCP using a Duodenoscope with a Disposable Cap (ICECAP)

  40. Bonnie Healy

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    Influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on chronic disease management among First Nations people in Alberta

  41. Dana Olstad

    Project Grant, Spring 2021

    The Digital Marketing of Unhealthy Food and Beverages to Children and Youth: Examining Gendered Differences in Exposure and Impact

  42. Irene Ma

    Project Grant, Spring 2021 - Priority Announcement: CMA Foundation - Virtual Care

    Accelerated Remote Consultation Tele-POCUS In Cardiopulmonary Assessment (ARCTICA)

  43. Carla Coffin

    Project Grant, Spring 2021 - Priority Announcement: Infection and Immunity

    Investigation of Hepatitis B Virus Immunopathogenesis using Intravital Microscopy in the Woodchuck Hepatitis Virus (WHV) Model of Hepatitis B

  44. Reed Beall, David Campbell, Dana Olstad, and Eldon Spackman

    Project Grant, Spring 2021 - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research: Early-Career Investigator

    Healthy Food Rx - Empowering food insecure Albertans to manage their diabetes through a subsidized healthy food prescription program: Proposed expansion of a Randomized Controlled Trial

  45. Glen Hazlewood

    Project Grant, Spring 2021 - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research: Early-Career Investigator

    Personalizing the choice of therapy in rheumatoid arthritis

  46. Zahra Goodarzi

    Project Grant, Spring 2021 - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research: Early-Career Investigator

    RESILIENCE (RESponsive Inquiry Linking IntervENtions and Caregiving Experiences)

  47. David Campbell

    Team Grant: Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions - CIHR-KFOC - Diabetic Kidney Disease - LOI

    SodiUm Glucose co-trAnspoRt-2 inhibitioN diabeteS And and kidney function Loss in Type 1 diabetes: The "SUGARNSALT" Team Grant Program

  48. Sofia Ahmed

    Team Grant: Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions - LOI - General

    Adolescent Diabetes- Measurement and Implementation of Research to Everyday Care (ADMIRE Study)

  49. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury, Pierre-Gerlier Forest, Hude Quan, Doreen Rabi, and Maria Jose Santana

    Team Grant: Personalized Health

    The Canadian Collaboration for Complex Care: Innovations for optimal and appropriate care for all

  1. Charlene Elliott

    Connection Grant: November 2020

    Media Literacy and Food Marketing: Knowledge Mobilization and Evaluation

     

     

  2. Aliya Dosani

    Insight Development Grant

    Decolonizing Global Mental Health: Capturing Lay Counsellor Experiences to Inform Scaling-up of a Perinatal Depression program in Rural Rajasthan, India

  3. Ryan Burns

    Insight Grant

    Digitizing Carbon Capitalism

  4. Regine King

    Insight Grant

    Exploring the roles of homegrown initiatives in addressing social issues in post-genocide Rwanda

  5. Candace Lind

    Insight Grant

    An exploration of the systems and societal norms that contribute to the marginalization of youth

  6. Lorelli Nowell

    Knowledge Synthesis Grant: Skills and Work in the Digital Economy

    Caring professions education and practice: Meeting today's workforce demands

  7. Prism Schneider

    New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration

    Breaking the Cycle of Intimate Partner Violence:  Education, Identification, and Intervention

  8. Leslie Skeith

    New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration

    Catalyzing research innovation: Developing a web-based application with social media capabilities to coordinate thrombosis research efforts 

  9. Aleem Bharwani

    Partnership Engage Grant: March 2021

    Equitable population health impacts: a career program of research focusing on foundations of population and public health across diverse thematic areas.

  10. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury

    Partnership Development Grant: Winter 2020

    Enhancing newcomer resettlement through a community engaged knowledge mobilization hub

  11. Marco Bijvank

    Partnership Engage Grant: Winter 2020

    Managing Customer Expectations in On-Demand Service Platforms

  12. Victoria Fast

    Partnership Engage Grants: Winter 2020

    Toward a more Accessible Canada: Benchmarking and Analyzing Accessibility in Small Towns

  13. Cheryl Peters

    Partnership Engage Grant: Winter 2020

    Assessing Canadians' awareness of risk factors and belief in myths about what causes cancer

  1. Susan Kutz

    Discovery Grant

    Advancing animal health knowledge, surveillance and prediction in the Arctic: the role of trace minerals in the health of Arctic ungulates

  2. Joon Lee

    Discovery Grant

    Using case difficulty to improve predictive performance evaluation

  1. Fabiola Aparicio-Ting

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    Visual Representation of Critical Reflections: A Mixed-Methods Study of a Photo-Sharing Social Media Platform in a Health Science Capstone Course

  2. Julie Jeffries

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    Development of an Innovative and Culturally Relevant Introductory Interprofessional Education Module for Undergraduate Nursing Students

  3. Yeonjung Lee

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    Creating Pathways to Experience Positive Aging for Undergraduate Social Work Students: Lessons from Engaging with Older Adults and Reflecting on Students’ Own Later Life

  4. Diane Lorenzetti

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    Peer Mentorship Skills Training: Online Instruction to Support Academic Resiliency

  5. Joanna Rankin

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    “Nothing about us without us”: Co-Developing an EDI Informed Students-as-Partners Framework

  1. Shannon Ruzycki

    Alberta Innovates

    Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS 6)

    Perioperative Glycemic Management

  2. Bonnie Lashewicz

    Alberta Ministry of Labour and Immigration

    Supporting Psychological Health in First Responders Grant

    Helping prevent moral injury among long term care workers: A mixed methods toolkit development study

  3. Monty Ghosh

    Health Canada

    Substance Use and Addiction Program

    National Overdoes Response Service (NORS)

  4. Alexander Leung

    Heart and Stroke Foundation

    National New Investigator Award

    Evaluation of Diagnostic Testing for Primary Aldosteronism

  5. Dana Olstad

    MSI Foundation

    MSI Foundation Grants 2021

    The impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic and government policy responses on dietary and health inequities among individuals from racial/ethnic minority groups: A mixed methods, solution-focused investigation

  6. Elissa Rennert-May

    MSI Foundation

    MSI Foundation Grants 2021

    Use of Administrative Health Data to Assess the Epidemiology and Economic Burden of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infections in Alberta, Canada

  7. Pamela Roach

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Strategic Initiative Grant

    Professionalism and Accountability Redefined: Theorizing Anti-Racism from Key Stakeholder Engagement (PARTAKE) Study

  8. Caley Shukalek

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Strategic Initiative Grant

    Queer Eye on Medicine: Assessing the Lived Experience of Queer Canadian Physicians and Physician Trainees in the Healthcare Environment.

  9. Nauzer Forbes

    University of Calgary Medical Group (UCMG)

    UCMG Bridge Funding

    Infection Control in ERCP: a Multi-center Randomized Controlled Trial

2020 awardees

  1. Prism Schneider

    Catalyst Grant: Addressing Musculoskeletal Conditions and Arthritis in Canadians - Canadians with musculoskeletal trauma

    Thrombelastography-Defined Duration of Hypercoagulability Following Pelvis and Acetabular Fractures

  2. Shannon MacDonald

    Catalyst Grant: Impacts of financial and organizational restructuring of public health

    Optimizing adult vaccination outcomes under public health budgetary constraints

  3. Kirsten Fiest and Tom Stelfox

    Catalyst Grant: Patient-Oriented Research

    Moving Engagement Beyond the Bedside: Family-Partnered Delirium Prevention, Detection and Management in the Critically Ill

  4. Tolu Sajobi

    Catalyst Grant: Patient-Oriented Research

    An Electronic System for Individualized Monitoring of Patient Reported Outcomes for Value and Effectiveness in Cardiovascular Care (IMPROVE CV Care)

  5. Jason Weatherald

    Catalyst Grant: Patient-Oriented Research

    Establishing patient priorities for a prospective Canadian pulmonary hypertension registry

  6. Lindsay Crowshoe, Kerry McBrien, and Sonja Wicklum

    Indigenous Gender and Wellness Development Grants

    Advancing a holistic, physical activity-based wellness program for Indigenous women - Knowledge sharing to foster expansion

  7. Carolyn Emery

    Network Catalyst Grants - Concussion

    Canadian Concussion Network

  8. Stephen Freedman

    Operating Grant: Canadian 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Clinical management

    Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Children Potentially Infected by SARS-CoV-2 Presenting to Pediatric Emergency Departments

  9. Reed Beall and Aidan Hollis

    Operating Grant: Canadian 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Coordination, governance and logistics

    Towards Better Governance of Zoonotic Disease Risk: One Health Principles in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

  10. John Conly and Myles Leslie

    Operating Grant: Canadian 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Public health response and its impact

    Policy Implementation and Communication Lessons from Alberta's Acute and Primary Care Environments During the COVID-19 Response

  11. David Nicholas

    Operating Grant: Canadian 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Public health response and its impact

    Exploring the Psychosocial and Health Service Consequences of Coronavirus on Children and their Families: Lessons Learned for Pediatric Health Care Practice and Policy

  12. Shahirose Premji

    Operating Grant: Canadian 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Public health response and its impact

    Assessing and addressing the psychosocial impacts of COVID-19 among pregnant women and health care providers in Anhui, China

  13. Deborah McNeil

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery - Developing Innovative Adaptations of Services and/or Delivery

    ATTACH™ & VID-KIDS: Rapid User-Informed Web and Mobile Interface Development, Adaptation and Pilot Testing to Support Children's Mental Health and Development.

  14. Deinera Exner-Cortens and Carly McMorris

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery - Matching Access to Service with Needs

    Screening Student Resiliency and Mental Health Indicators During School Re-Entry

  15. Bonnie Healy and Rita Henderson

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery - Understanding Rapid System Transformations - Indigenous Health Research

    Opioid Use Disorder Care during COVID-19 Disruptions

  16. Gabriel Fabreau

    Operating Grant: COVID19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity 

    The Anatomy, Determinants & impacts of the Cargill COVID19 Outbreak Among Newcomers & their Families in Canada

  17. Kirsten Fiest, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    Operating Grant: COVID19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity 

    Understanding and managing the effects of COVID19 restricted visitation policies on the families and healthcare providers of critically ill patients

  18. Stephen Freedman

    Operating Grant: COVID19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity 

    Household Transmission dynamics and microbiologic profiles of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infected Children

  19. Gil Kaplan

    Operating Grant: COVID19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity 

    Serological Testing to outline protocols for COVID19 in inflammatory bowel disease: stop covid19 in IBD

  20. Quan Long and Guido van Marle

    Operating Grant: COVID19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity 

    Inferring undiagnosed sources of COVID19 infections using viral genomes

  21. Sheila McDonald

    Operating Grant: COVID19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

    Uncovering longitudinal patterns of resilience and vulnerability in a pandemic: The all our families COVID19 Impact Study

  22. Ken Parhar, Tom Stelfox, and Jason Weatherald

    Operating Grant: COVID19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

    Awake Prone Position in Hypoxemic Patients with Coronavirus Disease 19

     

  23. Eliana Castillo

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Clinical Management and Health System Interventions

    Canadian Surveillance of COVID-19 in Pregnancy: Epidemiology, Maternal and Infant Outcomes

  24. Eddy Lang and Braden Manns

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Clinical Management and Health System Interventions

    Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network

  25. Rita Henderson, Grant Innes, and Eddy Lang

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Social Policy and Public Health Responses

    Equity in Emergency Department Utilization in Alberta for Priority Populations during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Exploring Impacts of Changes to Healthcare and Healthcare Utilization through Administrative Data Analysis and Nominal Group Techniques

  26. Sangita Sharma

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity - Social Policy and Public Health Responses

    Capturing the anticipated/unanticipated consequences of COVID-19 (C19) and C19 prevention, management, and treatment strategies (C19PS) among Indigenous peoples (IP) in Arctic communities (AC)

  27. Joseph Dort and Khara Sauro

    Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts - Cancer Prevention and Control

    Healthcare resource utilization and the effect on health outcomes for patients with Head and Neck Cancer

  28. Cheryl Peters

    Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts - Cancer Prevention and Control

    Assessing exposure to air pollution and non-lung cancers in Canada

  29. Edwin Wang

    Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts - Cancer Prevention and Control

    Association of vitamin A intake with cancer risk in NK cell defective-associated individuals

  30. Lin Yang

    Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts - Cancer Prevention and Control

    Shaping up on physical activity and cancer: Improving estimates of cancer risk using accelerometry and contemporary methods in the UK Biobank.

  31. Sara Edwards

    Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts - Reproductive, Maternal, Child and Youth Health

    Asking the Right Questions: Understanding Social and Emotional Determinants of Child Health in Pediatric Primary Care

  32. Sean Bagshaw

    Operating Grant: Frailty and COVID-19

    COVID-19 Associated Outcomes of Critical Illness in Patients with Frailty

  33. Deinera Exner-Cortens

    Operating Grant: Knowledge Synthesis: COVID-19 in Mental Health and Substance Use

    School-Based Suicide Risk Assessment Using eHealth: A Scoping Review

  34. Zahra Goodarzi and Jayna Holroyd-Leduc

    Operating Grant: Knowledge Synthesis: COVID-19 in Mental Health and Substance Use

    Depression In community Residing Elders (DIRE): A Rapid Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Depression Telemedicine Treatments for Older Adults Living in the Community.

  35. Rebecca Haines-Saah

    Operating Grant: Methamphetamine and Related Psychostimulant Use

    A Meta-Ethnography of Methamphetamine Use: Mobilizing qualitative synthesis and the lived experiences of People Who Use Drugs to inform harm reduction and public health interventions in Alberta

  36. Cheryl Barnabe, Lindsay Crowshoe, Rita Henderson, and Andrea Pritchard-Kennedy

    Operating Grant: Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR)

    Indigenous Primary Health Care and Policy Research (IPHCPR) Network in Alberta

  37. David Campbell, Brenda Hemmelgarn, Matthew James, Braden Manns, and Marcello Tonelli

    Operating Grant: SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant

    Innovative Clinical Trials Program - Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration

  38. Stephen Freedman and Tracy Wasylak

    Operating Grant: SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant

    A Multi-Disciplinary, Patient-Partnered, Pan-Canadian, Comparative Effectiveness Evaluation of an Innovative Acute Pediatric Mental Health and Addiction Care Bundle

  39. Zahra Goodarzi

    Operating Grant: Strengthening Pandemic Preparedness in Long-Term Care (COVID-19)

    Implementation of Pathway for Goals of Care and End of Life Management in Long Term Care

  40. Bonnie Lashewicz

    Operating Grant: Strengthening Pandemic Preparedness in Long-Term Care - Western

    Supporting mental health and preventing moral injury among long term care+ workers: A mixed methods tool kit development and implementation study

  41. Sofia Ahmed

    Operating Grant: Women's Health Clinical Mentorship Grant

    Exogenous estrogen exposure and cardiovascular risk in women

  42. Erin Brennand

    Operating Grant: Women's Health Clinical Mentorship Grant

    Uterine preservation versus hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse surgery: A mixed methods prospective cohort study exploring health outcomes and patient beliefs

  43. Doreen Rabi

    Planning and Dissemination Grant - Institute Community Support

    Canadian Collaboration for Patients with Complexity: Innovation to promote optimal and appropriate care for all.

  44. Claire Barber

    Project Grant, Fall 2019

    Understanding the effect of adherence to system-level performance measures on outcomes for rheumatoid arthritis

  45. Kirsten Fiest, Daniel Niven, Ken Parhar, and Tom Stelfox

    Project Grant, Fall 2019

    Minimizing Variation In Care Among Critically Ill Patients With Respiratory Failure Through Implementation Of An Evidence-Informed Care Pathway

  46. Braden Manns and Paul Ronksley

    Project Grant, Fall 2019

    High needs, high cost patients: A precision public health approach to improve lives and system sustainability

  47. Colleen Maxwell

    Project Grant: Fall 2019

    Understanding and Optimizing Opioid Use in Long Term Care.

  48. Kerry McBrien and Karen Tang

    Project Grant, Fall 2019

    Development of a typology for patient navigation: Defining the essence of a complex intervention

  49. Katrina Milaney

    Project Grant, Fall 2019

    Implementation and Evaluation of an Indigenous-Specific Managed Alcohol Program for the Homeless Indigenous Population in Calgary, AB and Victoria, BC

  50. Prism Schneider

    Project Grant, Fall 2019

    Quantification of the Duration of Increased Risk for Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Femur Fractures Using Thrombelastography

  51. Gina Dimitroloulos, Suzanne Tough, and Jennifer Zwicker

    Project Grant, Spring 2020

    ACCESS: Assessing the Continuum of Care and Eligibility for Services and Supports for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and their Families

  52. Meghan Elliott and Pietro Ravavni

    Project Grant, Spring 2020

    Understanding the trajectory of severe chronic kidney disease and ways to improve patient-centered care

  53. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia

    Project Grant, Spring 2020

    Oncofertility among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors in Alberta: a mixed methods study

  54. Stephen Freedman

    Project Grant: Spring 2020

    Pragmatic Pediatric Trial of Balanced Versus Normal Saline Fluid in Sepsis (PRoMPT BOLUS)

  55. David Nicholas and Jennifer Zwicker

    Project Grant: Spring 2020

    Nothing without us: Towards inclusive, equitable COVID-19 policy responses for youth with disabilities and their families

  56. Tolu Sajobi

    Project Grant, Spring 2020

    Unsupervised Learning Methods to Improve Patient-Reported Outcome Measures

  57. Sangita Sharma

    Project Grant: Spring 2020

    CARE NT: Caring and Responding in the Northwest Territories

  58. Jessica Simon and Aynharan Sinnarajah

    Project Grant, Spring 2020

    Automatic Palliative Care Referrals: Acceptability and Uptake by Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer

  59. Carly McMorris

    Team Grant: Mental Wellness in Public Safety Team Grants

    Before Operational Stress: Evaluating Novel Psychosocial Interventions for Public Safety Personnel (PSP) and their Families

  1. Michael (Myshka) Lysack

    Connection Grant: August 2019

    Effective Climate Policy Implementation, Accountability and Transitioning to a Renewable Energy Economy: Best Practices

  2. Marit Rosol

    Connection Grant: May 2020 

    Towards just food futures: Bridging sustainable food systems with income-based approaches to food insecurity

  3. Ilyan Ferrer

    Insight Development Grant 

    Multidirectional (im)migration, aging and care: Transnational older Filipinos in Canada

  4. Ariel Ducey and Martina Kelly

    New Frontiers in Research Fund

    Data, Touch, Technology and Medical Care

  5. Kirsten Fiest, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    New Frontiers in Research Fund - Rapid Response

    Socio-Cultural Implications of COVID-19: Educating, Engaging & Empowering the Public

  6. Kirsten Fiest, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    Operating Grant: COVID-19 - Public health response and its impact

    Socio-Cultural Implications of COVID-19: Educating, Engaging & Empowering the Public

  7. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury

    Partnership Engage Grants COVID-19 Special Initiative: June 2020

    COVID-19. Identifying mental wellness needs for racial/ethnic minority factory workers during and post- public health emergencies: to inform COVID-19 response

  8. Meghan McDonough

    Partnership Engage Grants COVID-19 Special Initiative: September 2020

    COVID-19: Understanding challenges to supporting older adults' participation in physical activities in the wake of COVID-19

  9. Katrina Milaney

    Partnership Engage Grant COVID-19 Special Initiative: September 2020

    Understanding Behaviours During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Examining Who is Wearing Masks, Who is Not and Why

  10. David Nicholas

    Partnership Engage Grants COVID-19 Special Initiative: September 2020

    Older Adults and Frailty: Exploring the Psychosocial and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

  11. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury

    Partnership Engage Grant: September 2019

    Labour market integration of immigrant health professionals: the opportunities and challenges for alternative career

  12. John Conly and Myles Leslie

    Rapid Research Funding

    Policy Implementation and Communication Lessons from Alberta's Acute and Primary Care Environments During the COVID-19 Response

  1. Jia Hu

    COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

    Changing COVID-19 Behaviors through a data-driven targeted marketing campaign

  2. Ken Parhar

    COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

    The Eval of a PRONe Positioning KT Toolkit in COVID-19 ARDS (PRONTO) study

  3. Steven Heitman

    Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS V)

    Surgery for Non-malignant Colorectal Polyps: Can we do better?

  4. David Johnson

    Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS V)

    e-Mental Health (eMH) for Youth and Young Adults in Alberta

  5. Daniel Niven

    Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS V)

    Don’t Misuse My Blood: Reducing Avoidable Blood Tests and Avoidable Blood Transfusions in Patients admitted to Critical Care and High-risk Surgical Units in Alberta

  6. Dana Olstad

    Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS V)

    Empowering food insecure Albertans to manage their diabetes through a subsidized healthy food prescription program

  1. James (Jim) Kellner

    Genome Alberta

    COVID-19 Rapid Response Program

    COVID-19 Precision Health Genomics for Children: A multiomic study of the Alberta Childhood COVID-19 Cohort (AB3C) Study

  2. Quan Long

    Genome Alberta

    Enabling Bioinformatic Solutions

    Computational tools for viral pathogenesis and epidemiology using third-generation sequencing

  3. Meghan Elliott

    Kidney Foundation

    Kidney Health Research Grant

    Promoting the patient voice: understanding the implementation of patient-reported outcome measures in hemodialysis care

  4. Sachin Pendharkar

    Lung Association of Alberta & NWT

    Evaluation of an early management strategy for obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized trial

  5. Erin Brannand

    MSI Foundation

    MSI Foundation grants 2020

    Uterine preservation versus hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse surgery: Differences in patient outcomes and health care utilization

  6. David Campbell

    MSI Foundation

    MSI Foundation grants 2020

    Diabetes in those Experiencing Homelessness: Describing Clinical Outcomes and Exploring Solutions.

  7. Meghan Elliott

    MSI Foundation

    MSI Foundation grants 2020

    Characterizing emergency department utilization and perceived avoid ability among patients with end-stage kidney disease

  8. Luanne Metz

    Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

    Open-Label Trial of Minocycline in Early Multiple Sclerosis: Confirmation of Treatment Benefit

  9. James (Jim) Kellner and Shannon MacDonald

    Public Health Agency of Canada

    Canadian Immunization Research Network: COVID-19 Vaccine Readiness Funding Opportunity

    Canadian Immunization Research Network: COVID-19 Vaccine Readiness

  10. Meaghan Edwards

    University of Calgary

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    The Development of Guidelines for Transformative, Equitable, and Impactful Community Engaged Learning

  11. Elizabeth Oddone Paolucci

    University of Calgary

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    Developing and Evaluating the Impact of Professional Experiential Learning Opportunities for Thesis-Based Graduate Students

  12. Michelle (Shelly) Russell-Mayhew

    University of Calgary

    University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

    From Plenaries to Podcast: Advancing Student Learning in EDUC 551

2019 awardees

  1. Meghan McDonough

    Catalyst Grant: Analysis of CLSA Data

    Social support and physical activity in older adults: Identifying predictors across vulnerable populations

  2. Rebecca Haines-Saah

    Catalyst Grant: Cannabis Research in Urgent Priority Areas

    Developing Cannabis Education and Harm Reduction Messages with Youth: A qualitative youth engagement research project (TRACE V)

  3. Sean Bagshaw, Kirsten Fiest, Daniel Niven, Lisa Petermann, and Tom Stelfox

    Catalyst Grant: SPOR Innovative Clinical Trials

    Developing a Provincial Learning Healthcare System: An Innovative Clinical Trial to Optimize Safe and Effective Use of Human Albumin Solutions

  4. Lindsay McLaren

    CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award in Population and Public Health - Mid-Career Researcher

    Equitable population health impacts: a career program of research focusing on foundations of population and public health across diverse thematic areas.

  5. Hude Quan

    Foundation Grant

    Paving the Way for ICD-11 Adoption to Advance Health Information

  6. Aidan Hollis and Melanie Rock

    Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases

    One Health Network for the Global Governance of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance

  7. Karen Kopciuk

    Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts

    Assessing cancer screening and outcomes among First Nations people in Alberta

  8. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia

    Operating Grant: ECI grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health

    Perinatal complications and outcomes in female survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer: a population-based study on the impact of cancer on pregnancy in Canada

  9. Deborah McNeil and Jennifer Zwicker

    Operating Grant: ECIs in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health

    Improving Health Outcomes and Coordinating Care for Children with Complex Health and Social Needs

  10. Leslie Skeith

    Operating Grant: ECI grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health

    A prospective study evaluating complement activation among pregnant patients with obstetrical antiphospholipid syndrome

  11. Eldon Spackman

    Operating Grant: Evaluation of Interventions to Address the Opioid Crisis

    Assessing a Take Home Naloxone Program that Provides Free Kits to All: Using Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses to Determine the Optimal Distribution

  12. Lindsay Crowshoe and Rita Henderson

    Operating Grant: Evaluation of Interventions to Address Opioid Crisis - Non-pharmacological interventions in pain management

    Blood Tribe Winter Count of the Opioid Crisis: Evaluating Origins, Community Response, and Outcomes of Kainai First Nation's Opioid Strategy

  13. Diane Lorenzetti and Deborah Marshall

    Operating Grant: Knowledge Synthesis Grant: Socio-Economic Burden of Inherited Disease

    Let's Start Counting (and make it count)! A scoping review of the socioeconomic burden of rare genetic diseases

  14. Kirsten Fiest, Daniel Niven, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    Operating Grant: Transitions in Care - Evaluation Grants, Spring 2019

    Partnering with Patients and Family Members to Improve Care and Health when Leaving the ICU

  15. Susan Samuel and Judy Siedel

    Operating Grant: Transitions in Care - Evaluation Grants

    Evaluating the Impact of Primary Care Patient-Provider Relationships on Emergency Department Utilization by Adolescents with Chronic Conditions

  16. Turing Tanvir Chowhury

    Planning and Dissemination Grant - Institute Community Support

    Feasibility of engaging IMGs (International Medical Graduate) in the community-based health literacy initiatives among immigrant communities.

  17. Kirsten Fiest, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    Planning and Dissemination Grant - Institute Community Support

    Establishing Stakeholder Priorities for the Development and Implementation of Strategies to Support Gender Equity in Critical Care Medicine

  18. Brenda Leung and Carly McMorris

    Planning and Dissemination Grant - Institute Community Support

    Celebrating Ten Years: APrON Achievements and Evolution

  19. Meghan McDonough

    Planning and Dissemination Grant - Institute Community Support

    Moving Together: Building an Academic-Municipal-Community Partnership to Support Physical Activity and Social Inclusion among Older Adults

  20. Lindsay Crowshoe

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Reorganizing the Approach to Diabetes through the Application of Registries (RADAR)

  21. Meghan Elliott and Pietro Ravani

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Individualizing the hemodialysis access strategy: addressing knowledge gaps to promote shared decision-making

  22. John Esdaile

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Risk of Retinal Toxicity in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis on Long-term Hydroxychloroquine Therapy

  23. Gil Kaplan

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Predicting the Future Burden of the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Study of the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC)

  24. Deborah Marshall

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Towards a patient-centered system: Integrating preferences of patients with osteoarthritis into evaluation of health services interventions to improve patient outcomes and health system efficiency

  25. Andrew McRae

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Development of novel risk prediction scores for emergency department patients with suspected coronary artery disease

  26. Daniel Niven and Tom Stelfox

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Creating a Living Knowledge Translation Agenda to Improve the Delivery of Evidence-based Care in Adult Critical Care Medicine

  27. Mingkai Peng and Hude Quan

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Developing a Computer-Assisted Coding Program to Facilitate Hospital Discharge Abstract Administrative Data Generation.

  28. Marc Poulin

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Regulation of cerebral blood flow in obstructive sleep apnea

  29. Robert (Rob) Quinn

    Project Grant: Fall 2018

    Improving the Outcomes of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion

  30. Sangita Sharma

    Project Grant: Fall 2018 - Bridge Grant

    Assessing vitamin D intake and status among peoples with different skin pigmentation in Yellowknife

  31. Sangita Sharma

    Project Grant: Fall 2018 - Bridge Grant

    Caring and Responding in the Northwest Territories

  32. Joon Lee and Dana Olstad

    Project Grant - Priority Announcement: Data science, management and stewardship

    Protecting children from unhealthy food and brand marketing in the digital age: A novel artificial intelligence system to assess food and brand marketing on digital media

  33. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc

    Project Grant - Priority Announcement: Musculoskeletal, Skin and Oral Health: Clinical Research - Musculoskeletal Health

    Elder-friendly BEdside reconditioning for Functional ImprovemenTs (BE FIT) following Surgery Study

  34. Mohammed Almekhlafi

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Aspirin in Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms

  35. Darren Brenner

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Predicting the Risk of Advanced Colorectal Polyps with Circulating Biomarkers

  36. Darren Brenner, Steven Heitman, and Robert (Bob) Hilsden

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Fecal Immunochemical Test to Reduce Unnecessary Endoscopy: FIT2RUN Study

  37. Gabriel Fabreau and Kerry McBrien

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Characterizing Canada's Refugee Healthcare Delivery System

  38. Gabriel Fabreau and Kerry McBrien

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Evaluation of a novel community outreach program for socially vulnerable patients with complex needs

  39. Michael Hill

    Project Grant: Spring 2019

    Alteplase Compared to Tenecteplase in patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke: QuICR & OPTIMISE Registry based Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial

  40. Zahinoor Ismail

    Project Grant: Spring 2019

    The impact of mild behavioral impairment on cognitive decline and associated patterns of anatomical and functional neuroimaging in Parkinson's disease.

  41. Gil Kaplan, Hude Quan, and Abdel-Aziz Shaheen

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Developing and validating NAFLD advanced fibrosis diagnostic prediction model in primary care

  42. Joon Lee and Dana Olstad

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Protecting children from unhealthy food and brand marketing in the digital age: A novel artificial intelligence system to assess food and brand marketing on digital media

  43. Leslie Skeith

    Project Grant, Spring 2019

    Pilot PARTUM Trial: Postpartum Aspirin to Reduce Thromboembolism Undue Morbidity

  44. Neil Drummond and Paul Ronksley

    Project Grant: Spring 2019 - Bridge Grant

    Systematic-Evaluation-Referral-Treatment for Cardiovascular and Renal Risk in Rural/Remote and Northern Alberta Communities (SMART-CARE)

  45. Nicole Culos-Reed

    Team Grant: Canadian Cancer Society/CIHR Cancer Survivorship Team Grants

    Dissemination, Implementation, and Effectiveness of the Exercise Oncology Survivorship Partnership Model: Reaching Rural Cancer Survivors to Enhance Quality of Life

  46. May Lynn Quan

    Team Grant: Canadian Cancer Society/CIHR Cancer Survivorship Team Grants

    Preparing to survive: improving outcomes for young women with breast cancer

  47. Colin Josephson

    Team Grant: ERA-Net PerMed

    Rational antiepileptic drug selection by combining gene network and ICT analysis (RAISE-GENIC)

  48. Kirsten Fiest and Jeanna Parsons Leigh

    Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network

    Canadian Sepsis Research Network: Improving Care Before, During and After Sepsis.

  49. Kirsten Fiest and Jeanna Parsons Leigh

    Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network - LOI

    Canadian Sepsis Research Network: Improving CareBefore, During and After Sepsis

  50. Gil Kaplan and Tracy Wasylak

    Team Grant: SPOR iCT Rewarding Success - Phase 3 - Alberta

    Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Innovative Integrated Supportive Care Pathway by Primary Care across Alberta

  51. Kirsten Fiest, Daniel Niven, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, and Tom Stelfox

    Team Grant: Transitions in Care - Stream 1 – PHSI solutions for transitions in care gaps

    Co-designing a Patient and Family Caregiver-Oriented Transitions in Care Bundle

  52. Bonnie Healy and Chester Ho

    Team Grant: Transitions in Care - Stream 1 – PHSI solutions for transitions in care gaps

    CONnecting and Coordinating an Enhanced Network for TRansitions In Care (CONCENTRIC): A New Model for Spinal Cord Injury Care in Alberta

  53. More about our CIHR Spring 2019 awardees!

    Funded projects

  1. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury

    Connection Grant: Practice and Research

    Mobilizing Knowledge on Newcomers Symposium

  2. Sarah Kenny

    Insight Development Grant

    Community dance and contributions towards successful aging among older adults

  3. Bonnie Lashewicz

    Insight Grant

    Promoting relational autonomy for people with late stage dementia living in dementia care units

  4. Victoria Fast

    New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration

    Intelligent autonomous aerial systems: Breakthrough technology for search-and-rescue

  5. Quan Long

    New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration

    Developing a Machine Learning Framework for Medical Genomic Projects with Small or Moderate Sample Sizes

  6. Carly McMorris and Amy Metcalfe

    New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration

    Impact of residential proximity to hydraulic fracturing sites on human reproduction and child development

  7. Dana Olstad

    New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration

    Protecting children from unhealthy food and brand marketing in the digital age: A novel artificial intelligence system to assess food and brand marketing on digital media

  8. Meghan McDonough

    Partnership Engage Grant: December 2018

    Assessing social outcomes in group physical activity for older adults with and without vulnerabilities

  9. Michelle Russell-Mayhew

    Partnership Engage Grant: June 2019

    Policy, Practice, and Partnership: Comprehensive School Health in School Communities

  10. Julie Drolet

    Partnership Grant

    Transforming the Field Education Landscape: Intersections of Research and Practice in Canadian Social Work Field Education

  1. Shannon Ruzycki

    Chief Medical Officer/Calgary Zone, AHS

    Medical Affairs Quality Improvement Project Grant

    Improving Proportion of Missed Recommendations from Pre-admission Clinic at the Foothills Medical Centre

  2. Claire Barber

    Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

    Department of Medicine Clinical Analytics Grant

    Developing a patient-centered framework for measuring, monitoring and optimizing RA care

  3. Lara Nixon

    Health Canada

    Substance Use and Addiction Program

    Harm Reduction Housing for Older People Experiencing Homelessness Project

  4. Meghan Elliott

    Kidney Foundation of Canada

    KRESCENT New Investigator Award

    Supporting Engagement in Chronic Kidney Disease Care and Research

2018 awardees

  1. Carolyn Emery

    Foundation Grant: 2017-2018

    SHRed Injuries: Preventing Injuries and their Consequences in Youth Sport and Recreation

  2. John Conly

    Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases - LOI

    Canadian Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases: Strategic Research Priorities and Action Plan

  3. Kathleen Chaput

    Operating Grant: ECI grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health

    Identification of biomarkers for antenatal depression in early pregnancy and associations with Child developmental milestone achievement at 12 and 24 months of age in the All Our Families prospective cohort

  4. Cheryl Barnabe, Lindsay Crowshoe, Rita Henderson, and Charles Leduc

    Operating Grant: Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research

    IDEATE (InDigEnous heAlTh Equity) Network for Primary Health Care and Policy Research in Alberta

  5. Lindsay Crowshoe

    Operating Grant: Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research

    Sites of Survivance Network: Survival, Resistance and Resurgence of Indigenous Health and Well-being

  6. Lindsay Crowshoe, Bonnie Healy, and Rita Henderson

    Operating Grant: Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis

    Best Practices and Contextual Factors Enhancing Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Dependence in Indigenous Contexts in Alberta: Realist and Meta-Ethnographic Review

  7. Katrina Milaney

    Operating Grant: Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis

    Assessing the Needs of Vulnerable Sub-populations: A Scoping Review of Best Practices in Response to the Opioid Crisis

  8. Gil Kaplan, Paul Ronksley, and Tracy Wasylak

    Operating Grant: Secondary Data Analysis

    Preventable Acute Care Spending Among High System Users

  9. Darren Brenner

    Operating Grant: Secondary Data Analysis for Cancer Prevention and Control

    Examining the etiology of young-onset breast cancer in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project

  10. Dana Olstad

    Operating Grant: Secondary Data Analysis for Cancer Prevention and Control

    Getting to precision in public health: Leveraging nationally representative dietary intake data to match vulnerable Canadians with targeted interventions to redress disparities in cancer risk

  11. Allison Bichel and David Johnson

    Operating Grant: SPOR iCT Rewarding Success - Development Grants

    eMental Health for Youth and Young Adults: Rewarding Success Idea Brief

  12. Stephen Freedman

    Operating Grant: SPOR iCT Rewarding Success - Development Grants - Alberta

    Implementing Innovative Models of Acute Pediatric Mental Health and Addiction Care

  13. Gil Kaplan

    Operating Grant: SPOR iCT Rewarding Success - Development Grants - Alberta

    Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Innovative Integrated Supportive Care Pathway by Primary Care across Alberta

  14. Gabriel Fabreau, Braden Manns, and Kerry McBrien

    Operating Grant: SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant

    ENCOMPASS: ENhancing COMmunity health through Patient navigation, Advocacy and Social Support

  15. Nelly Oelke

    Operating Grant : SPOR PIHCI Network - Comparative Program and Policy Analysis

    Supporting integration through primary health care teams: A comparative policy analysis across four Canadian provinces

  16. Pierre-Gerlier Forest, Gail MacKean, and Judy Seidel

    Operating Grant: SPOR PIHCI Network - Knowledge Synthesis Grants

    A Scoping Review of Literature on Different Models of Allocating Funds to Facilitate Integrated Care

  17. Vineet Saini

    Planning and Dissemination Grants - IPPH - ICS - Artificial Intelligence for Population Health - Early Career Investigator

    Data Collection Initiative using Artificially Intelligent Technology for Social Determinants and Risk Factors Surveillance

  18. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury

    Planning and Dissemination Grants - IPPH - ICS - Building Healthy Cities - General

    Community Based Health Data Cooperative in an Urban Immigrant Community.

  19. William Ghali

    Planning and Dissemination Grants - IPPH - ICS - Building Healthy Cities - General

    makeCalgary: Planning Grant

  20. Sean Bagshaw

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    STandard versus Accelerated initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury (STARRT-AKI): A Multi-Centre, Randomized, Controlled Trial

  21. Lindsay Crowshoe and Rita Henderson

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Educating For Equity: Indigenous Patient Empowerment through Critical Education of Patients and Physicians in Addressing Social Pathways to Diabetes

  22. Nicole Culos-Reed and Christine Friedenreich

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Alberta Moving Beyond Breast Cancer (AMBER) Cohort Study

  23. Gina Dimitropoulos and Susan Samuel

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Evaluating innovations in transition to adult care: Transition Navigator Trial

  24. Kirsten Fiest and Tom Stelfox

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Family-administered delirium detection in the critically ill

  25. Glen Hazlewood

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    A pragmatic registry-based randomized trial of drug tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

  26. Bonnie Healy

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Understanding and Defining Quality of Care in the Emergency Department with First Nations Members in Alberta

  27. Michael Hill

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    TEMPO-2: A randomized controlled trial of TNK-tPA versus standard of care for minor ischemic stroke with proven occlusion.

  28. Aidan Hollis

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    C. difficile near patient testing versus centralized laboratory testing: a cluster randomized trial

  29. David Johnson

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    High-dose corticosteroid treatment of term infants: assessment of long-term neurodevelopmental effects

  30. Ngan Lam

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Living Kidney Donor Follow-up and Outcomes: Caring for Those Who Care for Others

  31. Lindsay McLaren

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Community water fluoridation and oral health: Filling knowledge gaps and strengthening surveillance using opportunities in Alberta, Canada

  32. Amy Metcalfe

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Impact of Maternal Cancer and In-Utero Exposure to Chemotherapy on Long-Term Child Health

  33. Dana Olstad

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Does the BC Farmers' Market Nutrition Coupon Program improve the dietary behaviours and psychosocial well-being of low-income adults?

  34. Scott Patten

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Prescription Drug Safety and Effectiveness in Multiple Sclerosis [DRUMS]: a population-based, multi-province platform for comprehensive pharmacovigilance

  35. Hude Quan and Maria Jose Santana

    Project Grant: Fall 2017

    Including Patient Voice in Healthcare System Performance: Development of Patient-Centred Care Indicators

  36. Sean Bagshaw

    Project Grant: Spring 2018

    A Pragmatic Cluster, Randomized, Crossover, Registry-Embedded Clinical Trial of Proton Pump Inhibitors vs. Histamine-2 Receptor Blockers for Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit (PEPTIC Study)

  37. Mary Brindle

    Project Grant: Spring 2018

    The Surgical Safety Checklist Revisited: Redevelopment of a Point-of-Care Tool to Improve Surgical Safety

  38. Lindsay Cowshoe, Bonnie Healy, and Rita Henderson

    Project Grant: Spring 2018

    Structural Drivers of Iatrogenic Opioid Misuse in Alberta First Nations: Understanding Prescribing Patterns to Address Medicine's Role in the Opioid Crisis

  39. Zahinoor Ismail

    Project Grant: Spring 2018

    Pre-dementia at-risk states: a longitudinal study of cognition and neuroimaging biomarkers in Mild Behavioural Impairment (PARADIGM)

  40. Alexander Leung

    Project Grant: Spring 2018

    Evaluation of Diagnostic Testing for Primary Aldosteronism

  41. Hude Quan and Tolu Sajobi

    Project Grant, Spring 2018

    Towards Precision Cardiovascular Medicine: Integration of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Prognostic Tools Development for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome

  42. Sangita Sharma

    Project Grant: Spring 2018

    Implementing culturally appropriate, evidence-based, and community-driven interventions to improve maternal health among Indigenous women in Northern Canada

  43. Bonnie Healy

    Project Grant: Spring 2018 - Bridge Grant

    Indigenous Leadership and Inclusion to Reduce Non-Communicable Disease and Mental Health Inequities through a Collaborative Knowledge Translation and Exchange Platform

  44. Cynthia Seow

    Team Grant: Human Immunology - LOI - Autoimmune diseases-digestive, kidney, pancreas, liver

    Reducing Morbidity and Mortality in Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Targeting Intestinal Fibrosis

  1. Michael (Myshka) Lysack

    Connection Grant

    Leadership in innovation and effective public policy for a Canadian transition to renewable energy and climate protection

  2. Ryan Burns

    Insight Development Grant

    The Politics of Knowledge Representation in Open Data and Smart Cities

  3. Deinera Exner-Cortens

    Insight Development Grant

    Diffusing the Daily Report Card: Exploring the Utility of an Innovative Coaching Model to Support Dissemination of an Evidence-Based Resource in Canadian Elementary Schools

  4. Victoria Fast

    Insight Development Grant

    Accessible Mobility: Getting Around in the Smart City

  5. Yannick Griep

    Insight Development Grant

    Psychological contracts as dynamic networks of mutual promises and obligations

  6. Aamir Jamal

    Insight Development Grant

    Canadian Muslim Youth: Identity Construction in Context of Global Conflicts

  7. Yeonjung Lee

    Insight Development Grant

    The Complexity of the Caregiving Outcomes: Understanding the Role of Social Statuses and Social Resources

  8. Jennifer Zwicker

    Insight Development Grant

    Who benefits from government disability financial support? An assessment of how disability benefits support caregivers of children with severe disabilities in Canada at different incomes.

  9. Julie Drolet

    Insight Grant

    In the aftermath of the 2016 Alberta wildfire: experiences of social work practitioners and human service professionals in long-term disaster recovery

  10. Meghan McDonough

    Insight Grant

    Social support for social participation and physical literacy for older adults

  11. Marit Rosol

    Insight Grant

    Good food is just the beginning: Scaling up and scaling out urban community food initiatives in Calgary, Alberta

  12. Michelle (Shelly) Russell-Mayhew

    Insight Grant

    Weight of the world: Expert conceptualizations of the complexities of weight

  13. Nely Oelke

    Partnership Engage Grant: March 2018

    Partnering to deliver a mobile men's shed to rural communities in the southern interior of British Columbia