Health Research Week

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Health Research Week is a virtual, online conference featuring panel discussions amongst distinguished researchers, student poster presentation competitions, and the research team of the year award ceremony.

Thank you to our HRW committee!

Étienne Hébert Chatelain (Université de Moncton) Committee President
Samantha Fowler (HorizonNB)
Leanne Skerry (HorizonNB)
Caitlin Robertson (UNB)
David Busolo (UNB)
Stephanie Crapoulet (VitalitéNB)
Grant Handrigan (Université de Moncton)
Jillian Rourke (Mount Allison)
Geneviève Hamel-Côté (Université de Moncton)
Yvan Leblon (CCNB)
Luc Boudreau (Université de Moncton)

 

Monday November 16

2 panel discussions

10:00 – 11:00 am (AST)

 

Candice Ashley Pollack, Executive Director, AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub APPTA
Jane Breckenridge, Deputy Director, Monitoring, Evaluation & Knowledge Transfer Unit, New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data & Training
Dr. Rita Raafat Gad, Director, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, GNB
Stéphane Robichaud, Chief Executive Officer, New Brunswick Health Council
Dr. Ted McDonald, Director, New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data & Training

12:00 - 1:00 pm (AST)
 

Dr. Martin SenechalAssociate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick
Dr. Neeru Gupta, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick
Dr. Jon McGavockAssociate professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba

 

Tuesday November 17

1 panel discussion:

12:00 - 1:00 pm (AST)
 

Dr. Vett Lloyd, Professor, Department of Biology, Mount Allison University
Dr. David BusoloAssistant professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick (Moncton Campus)
Dr. Jeffrey BrookAssistant professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto

 

Wednesday November 18

2 panel discussions:

10:00 am - 11:00 am (AST)

 

Dr. Tony Reiman, Professor, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Dr. Robin Urquhart,  Canadian Cancer Society Endowed Chair in Population Cancer Research & Associate Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology
Dr. Gilles RobichaudProfessor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Université de Moncton; Senior Scientist, Atlantic Canada Research Institute

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (AST)
 

Dr. Robert Van Exan, President:  Immunization Policy & Knowledge Translation
Eva Villalba, Executive Director of the Quebec Cancer Coalition
Dr. Keith Brunt, Associate Professor, Pharmacology, Dalhousie University; Adjunct Professor, Business, University of New Brunswick
Nessrine Hanna, Associate Director, Clinical Research @Merck Canada Inc. 

 

Thursday November 19

2 panel discussions

 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm (AST)
 

Dr. Laura Richard, Director of Research, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF)
Leah CarrDirector, Programs and Human Development, New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF)
Dr. Marc SuretteProfessor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Université de Moncton

1:00 - 2:00 pm (AST)
 

Dr. Suzanne Dupuis-BlanchardProfessor, School of Nursing, Université de Moncton
Dr. Colleen O'ConnellClinical Research Director, University of New Brunswick Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Pam JarrettAssociate professor, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University

 

Friday November 20         

2 live competitions, 1 engagement session:            

9:00 – 10:00 am (AST)
 

Undergrad Finalists:

Iza Pinette Drapeau
ENRACINER L’ESPOIR : UNE ÉTUDE QUALITATIVE EN PRÉVENTION DU SUICIDE PARMI LES HOMMES FRANCOPHONES DU COMTÉ MADAWASKA ET VICTORIA

Vera Chen
THE FIRST EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY OF UROLITHIASIS IN NEW BRUNSWICK

Emma Ramsay
FEASIBILITY OF A PHARMACY STUDENT-LED SCREENING PROGRAM TO PRIORITIZE HOSPITAL PATIENTS FOR CLINICAL PHARMACY ACTIVITIES: A PILOT PROJECT

Narissa Byers
SCHIZOTYPAL SYMPTOMS IN DEVELOPMENTAL DYSLEXIA

Fareeha Quayyum
BARRIERS TO NUTRITIONAL PREPARATION FOR PREGNANCY AND SUPPORT NEEDS IN NEW BRUNSWICK WOMEN AND THEIR PARTNERS: QUALITATIVE STUDY BASED ON THE THEORETICAL DOMAINS FRAMEWORK

Master's Finalists:

Danie Beaulieu
A CANCER DIAGNOSIS HAS LONGTERM DETRIMENTAL EFFECTS ON HEALTH

Madeline Power
L-PHENYLALANINE ACTIVATES CLASS A ORPHAN G PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTORS

Kathryn Flood
THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PARENT-CHILD PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES IN FAMILIES WHO EXPERIENCE SUBSTANCE USE

Nayeli Marcial
SEX AND AGE-RELATED DIFFERENCES IN FOOT STRUCTURE USING A 3D FOOT SCANNER

Molly Gallibois
STAND IF YOU CAN: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL TO MEASURE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A STANDING INTERVENTION ON GAIT SPEED IN LONG TERM CARE

10:30 am – 12:00 pm (AST)

 
 
Medical Students Finalists:

Jeremy Slayter
DESIGNING A CANADIAN ADULT SMA OUTCOME MEASURE TOOLKIT: RESULTS OF A NATIONAL CONSENSUS USING A MODIFIED DELPHI METHOD

Kathleen MacMillan
STAY ON MD: RECRUITMENT & RETENTION FACTORS FOR DALHOUSIE MEDICINE NEW BRUNSWICK GRADUATES

Naythrah Thevathasan
THE PERCEPTIONS AND EXPERIENCE OF CARE PROVIDERS AS CLIENTS OF NAVICARE/SOINSNAVI: A PATIENT NAVIGATION CENTRE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH COMPLEX CARE NEEDS

Nicole Duff
EVOLVING PATTERNS OF REFERRAL FOR TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT (TAVR) AND DIFFERENTIAL OUTCOMES FOR FEMALE PATIENTS AT THE NEW BRUNSWICK HEART CENTER

Mia Losier
CLINICAL PHARMACY KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS & PHARMACIST JOB SATISFACTION: A MIXED-METHODS STUDY OF CANADIAN HOSPITAL PHARMACISTS

PhD Finalists:

Purvi Trivedi
ROLE OF TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR EB (TFEB) IN CARDIAC HEALTH AND DISEASE

Monique Cassidy
IMPROVING THE PEDIATRIC TO ADULT CARE TRANSITION EXPERIENCE: RECOMMENDATIONS FROM YOUNG ADULTS WITH COMPLEX CARE NEEDS

Logan Slade
TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR EB REGULATES THE CELL CYCLE AND DNA DAMAGE REPAIR IN BREAST CANCER

Travis Hrubeniuk
INTERINDIVIDUAL VARIATION AMONG CARDIOMETABOLIC OUTCOMES FOLLOWING EXERCISE IN YOUTH AT RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES IS INFLUENCED BY THE OUTCOME OF INTEREST AND TRAINING INTENSITY.

Myriam Breau
THE IMPORTANCE OF NURSING STAFFING IN SAFEGUARDING PATIENT SAFETY

Post-Doc Finalists: 

Ismael Foroughi
DISCRIMINATION EXPERIENCED AMONG HIGHER-WEIGHT PATIENTS IN THE CANADIAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Kathryn Asher
THE MEAT OF THE MATTER: REGISTERED DIETITIANS LOOK FAVOURABLY UPON THE UPDATED PLANT-BASED RECOMMENDATIONS IN THE NEW CANADA'S FOOD GUIDE

Lillian MacNeill
CARING FOR CHILDREN/YOUTH WITH COMPLEX CARE NEEDS (CCN) IN NEW BRUNSWICK DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Dipsikha Biswas
EXOGENOUS SUPPLEMENTATION OF HASKAP BERRY (LONICERA CAERULEA L.)  DERIVED CYANIDIN-3-O-β-GLUCOSIDE EXTRACT ATTENUATE INSULIN RESISTANCE AND HEPATIC LIPID DYSREGULATION IN DIET-INDUCED OBESE MICE

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (AST)
 
Strategic Planning Engagement Session with CIHR’s Institute of Health Services and Policy Research – Atlantic Provinces
 

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Sponsorship opportunities

 

For more information, please contact Linda Matthews

Communication and Administration Coordinator, NBHRF:

 

Thank you!