Congratulations to faculty and students in the Department of Health Sciences on their recent Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) awards!
Project Grant (five-year award)
Dr. Michel Bédard, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, “On the road to promoting mobility and health after driving cessation among older adults,” $409,275.
Catalyst Grants (one-year awards)
Dr. Michel Bédard, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Catalyst Grant: Analysis of CLSA Data, “Buffering negative health outcomes following driving cessation among older adults: analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA),” $65,400.
Dr. Vicki Kristman, Health Sciences, Catalyst Grant: Work Stress and Wellbeing Hackathon, “Designing an E-health intervention for Indigenous mental health in the workplace: a partnership with the Nokiiwin Tribal Council,” $75,000.
Master's Award: Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships (one year)
Chris Viel, Department of Health Sciences, (Dr. Vicki Kristman, supervisor) “The association between mental health training and supervisor accommodation and stigma,” $17,500.
Catherine Chambers-Bedard, Public Health, (Dr. Vicki Kristman, supervisor) “The combined effect of socioeconomic status and compensation policy on return to work following musculoskeletal injuries,” $17,500.