Publications

Benoit, A.C., Younger, J., Beaver, K., Jackson, R., Loutfy, M., Masching, R., Nobis, T., Nowgesic, E., O’Brien-Teengs, D., Whitebird, W., Zoccole, A., Hull, M., Jaworsky, D., Rachlis, A., Rourke, S., Burchell, A.N., Cooper, C., Hogg, R., Klein, M.B., Machouf, N., Montaner, J., Tsoukas, C., Raboud, J., Bridges, B.; Canadian Observational Cohort Collaboration. (2016). A comparison of virological suppression and rebound between Indigenous and non-Indigenous persons initiating combination antiretroviral therapy in a multisite cohort of individuals living with HIV in Canada. Accepted in Antiviral Therapy, DOI: 10.3851/IMP3114 [epub ahead of print].

Benoit, A.C., Raboud, J., Green, S., Cotnam, J., Beaver, K., Zoccole, A., O’Brien-Teengs, D., Whitebird, W., Balfour, L., Wu, W., Loutfy, M. (2016). Experiences of chronic stress among urban Indigenous women. Accepted in Archives of Women’s Mental Health, DOI: 10.1007/s00737-016-0622-8 [epub ahead of print].

Nowgesic, E., Meili, R., Stack, S., & Myers, T. (2015). The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study: What does it mean for Indigenous peoples living with HIV and a substance use to access antiretroviral therapy in Saskatchewan?  Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research7(Winter), 27-40.

Reading, J. (2015). Confronting the growing crisis of cardiovascular disease and heart health among Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 31(9), 1077-1080.

 Competitive Abstract Presentations

Building Bridges: A model for community engagement in epidemiology research

Beaver, K., Benoit, A., Masching, R., Raboud, J., Hogg, R., Nobis, T., Benson, E., Price, R., Zoccole, A., Nicholson, V., Nowgesic, E., Tom, J., Tynes, T., Kellman, C., Jackson, R., Poulette, D., Paul-Xele’milh, D., Walsh, T., Ranville, F., Keshane, M., Brenan, E., Loutfy, M., Whitebird, W., Giles, S., Younger, J., Malcom, L., O’Brien-Teengs, D., Hull, M.,, & The Building Bridges Research Team. Building Bridges: A model for community engagement in epidemiology research. Oral session presented at Wise Practices V: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network; July 17, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The opportunities and challenges of implementing an Indigenous theoretical research paradigm: Teachings from the Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study

Nowgesic, E. The opportunities and challenges of implementing an Indigenous theoretical research paradigm: Teachings from the Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study. Oral session presented at Wise Practices V: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network; July, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study: Understanding access to antiretroviral therapy among Indigenous peoples living with HIV and a drug use disorder

Nowgesic, E., Meili R., Stack S., & Myers T. The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study: Understanding access to antiretroviral therapy among Indigenous peoples living with HIV and a drug use disorder. Oral session presented at Wise Practices V: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network; July, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Enhancing HIV education to care for, treat and support Aboriginal persons living with HIV/AIDS (APHAs): Healthy circles of APHAs and Aboriginal communities

Boucher, R., Peltier, D., Shore, K., & Nowgesic, E. Enhancing HIV education to care for, treat and support Aboriginal persons living with HIV/AIDS (APHAs): Healthy circles of APHAs and Aboriginal communities. Workshop session presented at Wise Practices V: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network; July, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Antiretroviral therapy access, acceptance and adherence among urban Indigenous peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan: The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study

Nowgesic, E. Antiretroviral therapy access, acceptance and adherence among urban Indigenous peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan: The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study. Poster session presented at the New Investigators Meeting of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health; June, 2015; Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Differences in time to virologic suppression and rebound between Aboriginal peoples and other ethnic groups among individuals initiating combination antiretroviral therapy in a multisite cohort of individuals living with HV in Canada

Benoit, A., Younger, J., Masching, R., Raboud, J., Nobis, T., Zoccole, A., Nowgesic, E., Keshane, M., Jackson, R., Walsh, T., Whitebird, W., Beaver, K., O’Brien-Teengs, D., Jaworsky, D., Hull, M., Benson, E., Rourke, S., Rachlis, A., Hogg, R., Burchell, A., Cooper, C., Klein, M., Machouf, N., Montaner, J., Tsoukas, C., Loutfy, M., , The Building Bridges Research Team, & The Canadian Observational Cohort Collaboration. Differences in time to virologic suppression and rebound between Aboriginal peoples and other ethnic groups among individuals initiating combination antiretroviral therapy in a multisite cohort of individuals living with HV in Canada. Poster session presented at the 24th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research; April, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, 26(Suppl. B), 74B.

Increased mortality among Aboriginal persons in a multisite cohort of people living with HIV in Canada

Benoit, A., Raboud, J., Masching, R., Nobis, T., Zoccole, A., Nowgesic, E., Keshane, M., Jackson, R., Walsh, T., Whitebird, W., Younger, J., Beaver, K., O’Brien-Teengs, D., Jaworsky, D., Hull, M., Benson, E., Rourke, S., Rachlis, A., Hogg, R., Burchell, A., Cooper, C., Klein, M., Machouf, N., Montaner, J., Tsoukas, C., Loutfy, M., The Building Bridges Research Team, & The Canadian Observational Cohort Collaboration. Increased mortality among Aboriginal persons in a multisite cohort of people living with HIV in Canada. Poster session presented at the 24th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research; April, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, 26(Suppl. B), 74B.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Factors affecting antiretroviral therapy use among urban Indigenous Peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan

Nowgesic, E. (2016, November). Factors affecting antiretroviral therapy use among urban Indigenous Peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan. Invited presentation for the Ontario HIV Treatment Network conference – HIV Endgame: Stopping the Syndemics that Drive HIV, Panel Session: How Syndemics Drive HIV, Toronto, Ontario.

Lessons Learned from the Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study in Canada

E. Nowgesic, Lessons Learned from the Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study in Canada. Earl_South Aprica AIDS conference_July 16 2016Invited keynote presentation at the 6th International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV & AIDS: An affiliated, independent event of the 21st international AIDS conference (AIDS 2016), July 16, 2016, Durban, South Africa.

Supporting antiretroviral therapy use among Indigenous peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan: The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study

Nowgesic, E. Supporting antiretroviral therapy use among Indigenous peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan: The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study. Invited presentation for the 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (Canadian Association for HIV Research, May, 2016), Special Session: HIV Prevention and Engagement in Care for Indigenous Peoples, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Critical Indigenous qualitative research: What is it and what are its methodological implications?

Nowgesic, E. Critical Indigenous qualitative research: What is it and what are its methodological implications? Invited lecture for the Speaker Series of the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research, April 2016; University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

I wanted to meet an Elder’: Indigenous peoples, HIV antiretroviral therapy and culture

Nowgesic, E. ‘I wanted to meet an Elder’: Indigenous peoples, HIV antiretroviral therapy and culture, Invited Lecture for the Indigenous Health Conference, May 27, 2016, Mississauga, ON, Canada.

Addressing HIV Among Indigenous Peoples Living in Saskatchewan

Nowgesic, E. Addressing HIV Among Indigenous Peoples Living in Saskatchewan? Invited lecture for the Prairie HIV/HCV Benchmark Meeting; April, 2016; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

What do health service providers need to know about antiretroviral therapy use among Indigenous peoples living with HIV?

Nowgesic, E. What do health service providers need to know about antiretroviral therapy use among Indigenous peoples living with HIV? Invited lecture for the Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada HIV Learning Institute; February, 2016; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Indigenous populations and nursing: Implications for education, research and practice

Nowgesic, E. Indigenous populations and nursing: Implications for education, research and practice. Invited lecture for the Evelyn McMullen Lecture, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University; February, 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The implications of community-based participatory research for community development and advocacy within the context of Indigenous health

Nowgesic, E. The implications of community-based participatory research for community development and advocacy within the context of Indigenous health. Invited lecture for the Community Development and Advocacy course: Nursing 4260, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University; February, 2016; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Building Bridges: A model for community engagement in epidemiology research

Benoit, A.C., Jaworsky, D., Hull, M., Masching, R., Raboud, J., Hogg, R., Nobis, T., Benson, E., Beaver, K., Price, R., Zoccole, A., Nicholson, V., Poulette, D., Nowgesic, E., Kellman, C., Jackson, R., Xele’milh, Paul D., Tynes, T., Walsh, T., Ranville, F., Malcolm, L., Keshane, M., Whitebird, W., Younger, J., O’Brien-Teengs, D., Loutfy, M., and on behalf of the Building Bridges Team. Building Bridges: A Model for Community Engagement in Epidemiology Research. Invited presentations at the Ontario HIV Treatment Network Cohort Study Retreat; January 18, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Diabetes-associated micro and macro vascular diseases in Indigenous populations

Reading, J. Diabetes in Indigenous Peoples. Diabetes-associated micro and macro vascular diseases in Indigenous populations. Invited lecture at the World Diabetes Congress; December, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study: Indigenous peoples living with HIV, antiretroviral therapy and Aboriginal residential schools

Nowgesic, E. The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study: Indigenous peoples living with HIV, antiretroviral therapy and Aboriginal residential schools. Invited presentation at the 8th Annual Dalla Lana Student-led Conference, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; October, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Antiretroviral therapy use among First Nations and Métis peoples living with HIV

Nowgesic, E. Antiretroviral therapy use among First Nations and Métis peoples living with HIV. Invited presentation at the REINVENT Conference on Neglected Diseases; October, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study: Policy implications for antiretroviral therapy acceptance among urban Indigenous peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan

Nowgesic, E. The Indigenous Red Ribbon Storytelling Study: Policy implications for antiretroviral therapy acceptance among urban Indigenous peoples living with HIV in Saskatchewan. Invited presentation at the Training Institute of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Program in Public Health Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; April, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Shifts in Research Funding – Contextual milestones in the chronology of research funding and where do we go from here? First Nations story telling through data

Reading, J. Shifts in Research Funding – Contextual milestones in the chronology of research funding and where do we go from here? First Nations Story telling through Data. Invited lecture at the National Workshop Series, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Nations Research Series; February 19, 2015; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.