Maternal and Environmental Influences on the Fetal Epigenome CFRI Auditorium, 950 West 28th Avenue Details
UBC Centennial Session in Global Health Paetzold Lecture Theatre, Jim Pattison Pavilion
899 W 12th Avenue Details
Workshop: Patient Engagement Strategy Development Westin Bayshore Hotel, 1601 Bayshore Drive Details
Workshop: Clinical Trials Budgeting Room 2263, Diamond Health Care Centre, VGH
2775 Laurel Street Details
Work in Progress Seminar: Dr. Larry Lynd 12:00 PM–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital Details
Workshop: Getting Started in Project Management Jim Pattison Pavilion North, VGH
920 W 10th Avenue Details
Work in Progress Seminar: Dr. Clayon Hamilton 12:00 PM–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital Details
Work in Progress Seminar: Dr. Eric Grafstein 12:00 PM–1:00 PM, Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital Details
Access Models: The Data Awakens Conference Paetzold Lecture Theatre, Jim Pattison Pavilion
899 W 12th Avenue Details
PHC KT Community of Practice Workshop Conference Room 6, St. Paul’s Hospital Details
CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes
These prizes cover achievements across all pillars of research (biomedical, clinical, health services and policy, and population and public health). Four prizes are available, and each award has a value of $100,000. Nominations close September 6. Details
Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research
This prize provides funding to outstanding mental health researchers. The $100,000 award will be provided to one person or a research team of up to three people. Applicants must be 45 years of age or younger. Details
Dr. Bansback (left) with Brian O’Rourke, CADTH’s President and CEO.
Dr. Bansback recognized for his work in health technology assessment
Congratulations to CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Nick Bansback, who has received this year’s Maurice McGregor Award from CADTH! This award was established in 2014 to recognize rising health technology assessment stars early in their careers. Dr. Bansback was formally presented with his award at the 2016 CADTH Symposium, which took place April 10 to 12 in Ottawa. Congrats, Nick!
For more information on this award, and for the abstracts that CHÉOS Scientists had accepted at this year’s symposium, please visit our website.
New publications: March to April
CHÉOS Scientists have new publications in a number of journals, including American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, BMJ Quality and Safety, Brain Injury, Canadian Family Physician, PLoS One, Resuscitation, and Thorax.
Networking with Indigenous Health leaders in the U.S.
CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Patricia Spittal has been selected to represent Canada as a leader in Indigenous Health as part of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
This professional exchange program allows current and emerging leaders all over the world to network and visit public and private sector organizations in the U.S. related to their field of interest. In May, Dr. Spittal will be spending eight days in Washington, D.C. and three other U.S. communities, where she will attend professional appointments and discuss best practices.
CIHR has recently awarded CHÉOS Scientists Drs. Christian Schutz, Jim Frankish, and Rita McCracken with research grants to pursue projects in the fields of urban health, prescription monitoring programs, and medical record data in seniors.
Please join us in welcoming Erin Cherban, who started earlier this month as Chief Clinical Research Officer for CHÉOS and the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN). In the past, Erin worked for CHÉOS and the CTN for over ten years and in the interim, served as Director of Clinical Research Operations at the Rick Hansen Institute. Ms. Cherban holds an M.Sc. from the University of Bradford. She is on the Board of Directors for the Network of Networks, and is a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. In the past, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Clinical Research Associates.
Danielle Arseneau joined CHÉOS in March as a Research Assistant for the Research on the Utilization of Therapeutic Hydromorphone (RUTH) for long-term opioid dependence study under CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes. Ms. Arseneau previously worked as a registered nurse, and is currently enrolled in the Master of Public Health program at UBC. Welcome, Erin and Danielle!