SPOR Collaboration Grants 2017-18 Partner Linkage Tool

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The table below shows information about researchers and stakeholders who are interested in sharing information and/or forging collaborations in relation to the SPOR Collaboration Grants Initiative.

Responses will be pulled from the survey on Friday noon (EST) and updated on the following Wednesday, until the funding opportunity deadline. To facilitate collaborations for future launches of SPOR Collaboration Grants funding opportunities, the survey tool will remain active; however, updates to the online table will only be made once new funding opportunities are launched. If you have requested that your name and information be removed and then chose to be reinstated on the list, it is your responsibility to respond to the survey again.

Contact Info Area of Interest Experience, Knowledge, and Expertise Category Looking for
Marion Fallding
Reproductive Mental Health Therapist
BCACC
Fraser Health
Reproductive Mental Health
604-226-2866
marion.fallding@fraserhealth.ca
Reproductive Mental Health Long clinical experience and some research experience

Health Professional

Co-applicant(s)

Funding Partner

Michael Goldfarb
Cardiologist, Clinical Researcher
McGill University
Jewish General Hospital
Cardiology
514-340-8222
michael.j.goldfarb@mcgill.ca
Cardiac Intensive Care, Primary Prevention, Patient and Family Engagement in care Patient and engagement in cardiovascular primary prevention and acute cardiovascular care

Independent Researcher

Health Professional

Groups with similar interests

Philippa Hamilton
Consultant; Patient Advocate
Management Consultant, Project Manager
CPFF
778-888-0948
phamilton@strategyhive.com
PCMH, PCMN, SPOR, patient-centred health Collaborative health, ehealth, performance support solutions, HIMSS

Independent Researcher

Research Trainee

Health Professional

Policy/Decision Maker

Partner (including funding partners)

Private Sector

Other - patient advocacy groups, health administrators

Other - Solution partners

Shan Rajapakshe
Graduate Research Assistant
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
University of British Columbia
School of Population and Public Health
250-682-2326
shan.rajapakshe@alumni.ubc.ca
Patient Reported Outcomes for monitoring patients using smartphone apps or web-based surveys Bachelors in Computer Science with Honours from UBC. Experience in web development with focus on human-computer interaction, working with PRO and routinely collected hospital data, teaching data-science and statistics courses, and collaborating with diverse teams of healthcare and IT professionals

Research Trainee

Groups with similar interests

Marnin Heisel
Associate Professor and Director of Research
Professor and Director of Research
The University of Western Ontario
Department of Psychiatry
(613) 737-8899, ext. 73011
samaclean@ohri.ca
Patient Engagement in Suicide Prevention Research I co-hosted REFLECT 2017: A Collaborative Research Forum in Suicide Prevention in October 2017 which brought together patients and researchers in suicide prevention. We are looking to host a second event like this in 2018.

Independent Researcher

Research Trainee

Health Professional

Policy/Decision Maker

Partner (including funding partners)

Private Sector

Co-applicant(s)

Funding Partner

Sanjay Sharma
Ophthalmologist
Queen's University
Ophthalmology & Epidemiology
613-544-3400 x2227
rob@insidermedicine.com
Macular degeneration, patient outcomes, knowledge translation, eye injections, patient safety Macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, health outcomes, patient safety, health economics, patient education, animation for knowledge transition

Independent Researcher

Health Professional

Policy/Decision Maker

Partner (including funding partners)

Private Sector

Funding Partner(s)

Other – SPOR groups

Sara Pedersen, PhD
Program Director
The Rossy Family Foundation
514-731-4647 x4230
sara.pedersen@
rossyfamilyfoundation.org
The Foundation aims to achieve its goals by supporting research projects targeting:
  1. Post-secondary student resilience;
  2. Effective and appropriate treatments for students experiencing mild to serious mental health problems;
  3. How campuses and/or community mental health services can work together to improve student mental health; and
  4. The identification of best practices in the area of student mental health.
The Rossy Family Foundation (RFF) is a Montreal-based philanthropic foundation that funds initiatives in health care, education and the arts. One area of focus within the RFF’s health care program is mental health among emerging adults in the post-secondary context. Funding partner The Foundation will consider matching applications relevant to the areas of interest up to a maximum of 6 projects and will fund successful applications in rank order.

Timothy Willett
President and CEO
SIM-one Healthcare Simulation Network
647-448-7119
twillett@SIM-one.ca

Education, simulation, knowledge mobilization

Design, development and implementation of simulation-integrated interventions for education, patient safety, quality improvement. Course development and delivery to enhance knowledge mobilzation.

Partner (including funding partner)

Other (Non-profit)

Co-applicant(s)

Karen Burns
Clinician Scientist, Critical Care
University of Toronto
St. Michael's Hospital
Medicine, Critical Care
416-864-6060 x3567
burnsk@smh.ca

Weaning from mechanical ventilation

Dr. Burns' research program focuses on evaluating strategies to liberate critically ill patients from mechanical ventilation and characterizing practice variation in weaning critically ill adults from ventilators.

Independent Researcher

Research Trainee

Health Professional

Policy/Decision Maker

Partner (including funding partner)

Private Sector

Funding Partner(s)

Research Trainee(s)

Kieran Cooley
Director, Research
Naturopathic Doctor
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Research & Clinical Epidemiology
416-498-1255 ext 324
kcooley@ccnm.edu

Complementary and integrative medicine, patient oriented research

Knowledge translation, pragmatic research, complementary and integrative medicine, chronic disease, diabetes, oncology, chronic pain

Independent Research

Health Professional

Co-applicant(s)

Research Trainee(s)

Other (Policy/Decision Maker)

Caroline Sanders
Associate Professor
Department of Nursing
University of Northern British Columbia
250-960-5848
caroline.sanders@unbc.ca

Pediatric nursing, chronic conditions, transition, inter-professional teams, PFCC

Clinical experience from the UK for 30 years, action research, patient led studies, collaborative work with third sector, NIHR clinical academic role in UK, practice standards work previously, mixed methods studies, qualitative methods, patient experience to include young people as research partners

Health Professional

Co-applicants

Funding partners

Research Trainee

Benedict Glover
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Queen’s University
613-549-6666
GLOVERB@KGH.KARI.NET

Management of atrial fibrillation

The management of atrial fibrillation and the impact of lifestyle intervention

Research Trainee

Research Trainee

Nicole Ezer
Assistant Professor
McGill University Health Center, Respirology
514-867-5447
nicole.ezer@mcgill.ca

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer screening, health services research in oncology, treatment of early stage lung cancer, disparities in care delivery

Independent Researcher

Health Professional

Funding Partner(s)

Melissa Park
Associate Professor
OT/L, JGH-LDI, McGill, CRIR, MHCRU,
Department: SPOT
514-928-0133
melissa.park@mcgill.ca

Social inclusion, everyday ethics, social cohesion, mental health, autism, dementia

First-person approaches for patient, provider, citizen engagement (participatory, ethnographic, narrative and phenomenological methods); Methods to understand transformation at individual, community, social levels using process and outcome measures.

Independent Researcher

Health Professional

Funding Partner(s)

Research Trainee(s)

Collaborators, Consultants, non-funding partners

Katie Dainty
Research Chair
North York General Hospital
Research & Innovation
647-448-2485
katie.dainty@utoronto.ca

Patient Centred Outcomes

Dr. Dainty is a qualitative social scientist. Her current research focuses on the use of qualitative and mixed methods research to critically interrogate held assumptions

Independent Researcher

Funding Partner(s)

John Kildea
Medical physicist, assistant professor
McGill University Health Centre
McGill University. Oncology
514 934 1934 ex 44154
john.kildea@mcgill.ca

Patient experience, patient-reported outcomes, patient data donation, patient-centered software

Medical physics, health informatics, combining patient-reported outcomes

Independent Researcher

Research Trainee

Health Professional

Policy/Decision Maker

Partner (including funding partners)

Other (patients)

Co-applicant(s)

Funding Partner(s)

Research Trainee(s)

Other (patient team members)

Sylvain  Boet
Clinician Scientist
Anesthesiology
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Clinical Epidemiology Program
613-737-8187
sboet@toh.on.ca

Patient-Oriented research Knowledge Translation Medical Education

Dr. Boet’s research focuses on enhancing clinician skill and patient outcomes.

Independent Researcher

Health Professional

Funding Partner(s)

Alice Scott

Guideline development

Guide Master and PhD student with their thesis

Independent Researcher

Funding Partner(s)

Mary Lou Hardy
604-720-2577
Mljhardy@gmail.com

To bring tools to better enable and empower collaborative research

Attaverse is a technology provider with a platform for co-building of visual collaboration and communication research and education tools. It is totally flexible and inclusive. It empowers patient centric data modality and facilitates active patient, caregiver and researcher inclusive participation

Private Sector

Co-applicant(s)

Funding Partner(s)

Research Trainee(s)

Michael Monument
Assistant Professor/ Orthopaedic Surgeon
403-944-2402
mjmonume@ucalgary.ca

Metastatic bone disease, patient-reported outcomes, surgical decision making, quality of life

Dr. Monument’s clinical research program is focused on improving surgical decision making, surgical outcomes and health related quality of life in patients with metastatic bone disease while his laboratory focuses on characterizing genetic and molecular factors responsible for lung metastases.

Independent Researcher

Health Professional

Policy/Decision Maker

Funding Partner

Patient Research Partner

Lauren Kelly
Clinical Trialist, Research Scientist, Assistant Professor
University of Manitoba
Centre for Healthcare Innovation
Pediatrics and Child Health
204-272-3149
lauren.kelly@umanitoba.ca

Neonatal and pediatric clinical research

Pediatric and neonatal clinical trials, systematic reviews, clinical pharmacology, opioid exposure

Independent Researcher

Co-applicant(s)

Research Trainee(s)

Early Career Investigator

Mark Embrett
Research Scientist
Canada Health Infoway
McMaster University
Health Policy and Management
510-480-8156
embretmg@mcmaster.ca

Health Policy, Mental Health, Patient Centered Care, Digital Health

PhD graduate from McMaster University, auhtor of over a dozen peer reviewed scholarly papers, adjunct faculty, oer 10+ years in health policy analysis

Policy/Decision Maker

Other – University

Co-applicant(s)

Funding Partner(s)

Kristina Krmpotic
Pediatric Critical Care
Dalhousie University
IWK Health Centre
Critical Care
902 470 8802
kristina.krmpotic@iwk.nshealth.ca

incentives and technology for pediatric type 1 diabetes

PI for pilot study in this area. conducted needs assessment / focus groups and developed new technology to empower youth with type 1 diabetes to engage in self management behaviors; piloted solution and sought feedback for refinement

Independent Researcher

Health Professional

Partner (including funding partners)

Funding Partner

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