Research Projects & Awards
2019-2021 - Kristman, VL, Corbière M, Shaw WS, Harlos K, Cernigoj M Workplace, supervisor, worker, and accommodation factors associated with workers’ compensation outcomes: An Ecologic study. Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba. $177,600.
2018- 2019 Kristman VL, McEwen C, Armstrong J, Asselstine J, Fossum S, Marchese C. Engaging the next generation of health scientists in big data research at the 2018 National Student Conference of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics. CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant $10,000.
2018-2019 - Sinden KE, MacKenzie C, Dorman SD, Eger T, Kristman V, Pearson ES. Integrating knowledge users to identify research priorities in a Northwestern Ontario start-up mine: Implications for preventing injury among female miners. CIHR $14,589.
2018-2020 - Jetha A, Tucker L, Backman C, Kristman VL, Proulx L, Gignac M. Work disability prevention for Millennial young adults with rheumatic disease. The Arthritis Society. $142,647.
2018- Kristman VL, McEwen C, Marchese C, Chambers-Bedard C, Asselstine JM, Fossum SN. Enhancing Big Data Skills at the Canadian Society of Epidemiology and Biostatistics National Student Conference. SSHRC, $24,000.
2017-2019- Kristman VL, Sinden K, Martin L, Sanderson K, Chambers L, Schiff R, Matthews RS,Vis J-A, Gignac M, Shaw W, Moeller H, Kone A, Mushquash C. Development of the Research Institute for Enhancing Prevention of Injury and Disability (EPID). SSHRC $15,000.
2017-2020- Kristman VL, Moeller H, Mushquash C, Chambers L, Matthews R, Schiff R, Stroink M, Shaw W, Gignac M, Gilbeau A, Dean A, Macdonald S. Understanding labour force participation, work productivity and disability in the Indigenous context: a partnership with the Nokiiwin Tribal Council. SSHRC $200,000.
2017-2018- Kristman, VL, Audrey Gilbeau. Designing an E-health intervention for Indigenous mental health in the workplace: a partnership with the Nokiiwin Tribal Council. CIHR $75,000.
2016 – Mustard, C, Kosny A, McLeod C, Robson L, Kristman VL, Jetha A. Strengthening disability management practices in the Ontario municipal sector. Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB). $250,000.
2016-2018- Armstrong S, Cernigoj M, Danchuk A, Kristman, VL, Sawula E, Sawula S, Fraser L. Superior Mental Wellness @ Work: Standard to Action Project. Ministry of Labour, $132,900.
2016-2018 – Mustard, C, Amick B, Kosny A, McLeod C, Robson L, Kristman VL, Jetha A, Gensby U. Strengthening disability management practices in the Ontario municipal sector. CIHR/SSHRC: Healthy and Productive Work Initiative. $150,000.
2016-2021- Kristman, VL, Shaw W, Loisel P, Amick B, Boot C, Hogg-Johnson S. Work disability prevention in Ontario: testing a supervisor training intervention. Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation: Early Researcher Awards (ERA) Round 11. $150,000.
2016-2019- Gignac, MA, Kristman V, Kosny A, Cameron J. Conceal or reveal? Facilitators and barriers to older workers’ communication of accommodation needs in the workplace and its relationship to work outcomes. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. $232,331.
2016-2018- Kristman, VL, Corbière M, Shaw WS, Harlos K, Cernigoj M. Supervisor and worker perspectives on workplace accommodations for mental health disorders. Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba. $170,839.
2014-2019- Kristman,VL. Preventing Work Disability through Accommodation (CIHR) New Investigator Salary Award, Community-based Primary Health Care $300,000.
2014-2015 - Kristman VL. Factors associated with employer non-participation in workplace-based research: a cross-sectional study. Lakehead University SRC. $5,000.
2013-2016 - Kristman VL, Shaw W, Loisel P, Amick B, Boot C, Hogg-Johnson S. A supervisor training program for work disability prevention: a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. CIHR. $331,223.
2012-2015 - Kristman VL, Chisholm S, Bédard M, Brison R. Prognosis for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the Elderly Population: a Pilot Cohort Study. Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation. $97,424.
2013-2015 - Gignac MA, Mustard C, Beaton D, Kristman VL, Smith P. Employment needs and experiences of workers with arthritis and diabetes: Keeping the Boom(ers) in the labour market. CIHR. $166,466.
2013-2014 - Kristman VL, Shaw W, Loisel P, Amick B, Boot C, Hogg-Johnson S. A supervisor training program for work disability prevention: a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. CIHR. $100,000.
2012-2013 - Colantonio A, Stergiou-Kita M, Bayley M, Cassidy JD,Gomez M, Jeschke M, Kirsh B, Kristman V, Vartanian O. Promoting employment success through workplace accommodation following traumatic brain injury and electrical injury. CIHR. $100,000.
2010-2012 - Colantonio A, Kirsh B, Lewko J, Bayley M, Hebert D, Kristman VL, Cassidy JD. Mild to moderate work-related traumatic brain injury: a pilot study. WSIB Research Advisory Committee. $29,500.
2010-2014 - Kristman V, Shaw W, Loisel P, Soklaridis S, Williams-Whitt K. Supervisors' perspective on accommodating back injured workers: a mixed-methods study. CIHR. $80,469.
- Canadian Society for Epidemiology & Biostatistics (CSEB) Distinguished Service Award (2017)
- Contributions to Research Award Lakehead University (2017)
- Early Researcher Award Lakehead University (2016-2021)
- CIHR New Investigator Award in Community-based Primary Health Care (2014-2019)
- Lakehead University Merit Award in Research (2013,2015,2017)
- CIHR Fellowship (2007-2010)
- Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation Graduate Award (2005-2006)
- CIHR Partnership Doctoral Training Award / Physical Medicine Research Foundation (2002-2005)
- Connaught Scholarship (1999-2000)
- CIAU Academic All-Canadian Certificate (1998)
- Canada Scholarship (1991-1992)