Selection of research projects held at DLSPH in the 2017-18 grant year:

Principal Investigator Funder Project Title
ALLMAN, DANIEL CIHR Association for the Social Sciences and Humanities in HIV (ASSHH) 2018 Conference
ANDERSON, GEOFF CIHR The Network for Better Access and Care for Complex Needs (BEACCON)
ANDERSON, GEOFF CIHR Developing Tools That Predict Use of Breast Cancer Screening and Stage at Breast Cancer Diagnosis
ANDERSON, GEOFF CIHR Prediction of Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Women Diagnosed with Early Stage Breast Cancer
ANDERSON, GEOFF Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) The Network for Better Access and Care for Complex Needs (BEACCON)
ANDERSON, GEOFF Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario The impact and management of cardiovascular disease in Ontario women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer
ANDERSON, GEOFF Jewish General Hospital Broad and deep longitudinal Analysis in Neurodegenerative disease (BRAIN)
ANDERSON, GEOFF The Commonwealth Fund Program Delivery for High-Needs High-Costs Populations-International Perspectives On The Way Forward, Phase I
BAKER, G. ROSS CIHR Barer-Flood Prize in Health Services and Policy
BAKER, G. ROSS Canadian Patient Safety Institute Measurement process for the Safer Healthcare Now: Assessing the impact of 6 interventions to improve patient safety in Canadian hospitals.
BENOIT, ANITA Women’s College Hospital Reducing stress and improving mental health and wellness among Indigenous women with socio-economic insecurities, living with and without HIV
BERTA, WHITNEY CIHR The Invisible Workforce: The Critical Role of Health Support Workers in Caring for Older Canadians
BRAITSTEIN, PAULA CIHR Recognition and response: Using applied public health research to understand and address a population health emergency in street-connected children and youth in Kenya
BRAITSTEIN, PAULA CIHR Adapting and scaling-up Peer Navigators to targeted populations of street-involved youth in Canada and Kenya to increase linkage to HIV prevention, testing, and treatment.
BRAITSTEIN, PAULA Indiana University OSCAR’s Health and Well-Being Project
BRAITSTEIN, PAULA Indiana University International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) Phase III
BRIOLLAIS, LAURENT NSERC Bayesian graphical models for the analysis of complex genetic data
BROOK, JEFFREY CIHR CANadian Urban Environmental (CANUE) Health Research Consortium
BROOK, JEFFREY NCE: Allergy, Genes and Better Exposure Avoidance Measures (BEAM)
BROOKS, JENNIFER CIHR MRI parenchymal enhancement and risk of breast cancer: A population-based study of women screened in the Ontario Breast Screening Program
BROWN, ADALSTEINN Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Centre for Evidence and Health in All Policies (CEHIAP)
BROWN, ADALSTEINN University Health Network Biostatistics Research Unit Project
BROWN, ADALSTEINN CIHR Modernizing Health Services and Policy Research Training in Canada
BROWN, PATRICK NSERC Inference on spatio-temporal log Gaussian Cox processes for spatially aggregated disease incidence data
BULL, SHELLEY NSERC Regression Models for Data Integration in Genetics and Genomics
CALZAVARA, LIVIANA CIHR Observational evaluation of immediate antiretroviral therapy on HIV incidence among HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China
COLE, DONALD University of Northern British Columbia Metanarrative on Canadian patterns of Research on Resources Extraction and Health in Canada – Ben Brisbois
DI RUGGIERO, ERICA MARIE CHRISTINE Community Foundations of Canada The Statistical Alliance for Vital Events (SAVE) Queen Elizabeth Scholarship-Advanced Scholars Program (SAVE-QES)
ESCOBAR, MICHAEL NSERC Comorbidity in traumatic brain injury and risk of all-cause mortality, functional and financial burden: a decade-long population based cohort study
FISMAN, DAVID CIHR An Online Platform for Expanding Antibiotic Stewardship: OPEN Stewardship
GIBSON, JENNIFER CIHR Artificial Intelligence and Global Health Ethics: A Collaborative Research Agenda-Setting Meeting
GIGNAC, MONIQUE CIHR Sustainable work participation: work disability prevention and improvement of employment outcomes among those with chronic, episodic health conditions
GIGNAC, MONIQUE SSHRC Conceal or Reveal: Facilitators and Barriers to Older Workers’ Communication of Accommodation Needs in the Workplace and its Relationship to Work Outcomes
GIGNAC, MONIQUE SSHRC Sustainable work participation: work disability prevention and improvement of employment outcomes among those with chronic, episodic health conditions
GRACE, DANIEL CIHR Proactive Interventions: Increasing Accessibility to Care to Prevent Mental Health Crises and Foster Well-Being Among At-Risk Gay Men – Mark Gaspar
GRACE, DANIEL Canadian Blood Services Attitudes, Behaviours, and Acceptability related to current and future blood donation policy:  A qualitative study of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal
GRACE, DANIEL Ryerson University HIV Prevention for Gay and bisexual Men: A Multisite Study and development of New HIV Prevention Interventions
GRACE, DANIEL University Health Network The HPV-SAVE Study Team: HPV Screening and Vaccine Evaluation in Men Who Have Sex with Men
HOLNESS, D LINN Ministry of Labour (ON) Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease
ISARANUWATCHAI, WANRUDEE Queen’s University How can Canadian municipalities enhance the right to food?
JHA, PRABHAT Connaught Fund Connaught Global Challenge-Global Mortality Data Divide
KAUFMAN, PAMELA CIHR Enabling the monitoring and advancement of knowledge on exposure to cannabis use.
KIM, JOSEPH Lawson Health Research Institute Kyla Naylor – Fellowship – Delayed Graft Function in Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients from Ontario, Canada: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes
KIRSH, VICTORIA CIHR Investigating the role of radon exposure, air pollution, and diet on lung cancer risk among non-smokers in a prospective cohort study
KONTOS, PIA CIHR Optimizing quality of care for older LGBTQI2S persons – Alisa Grigorovich
KUSTRA, RAFAL NSERC Computational and Inferential Tools for Machine Learning Methods in Biostatistical Research
KWONG, JEFF CIHR ESTIMATION OF HEALTH AND ECONOMIC BURDEN OF BLOOD-BORNE INFECTIONS
LOU, WEN-YI WENDY Hospital for Sick Children Gene and environment effects on lung health and risk for chronic respiratory disease, asthma and COPD
MARCHILDON, GREGORY Alzheimer Society of Canada Comparative Policy Analysis of Programs to Support People with Dementia and Co-Existing Complex Needs and their Caregivers
MARCHILDON, GREGORY CIHR Comparative Policy Analysis of Programs to Support People with Dementia and Co-Existing Complex Needs and their Caregivers
MCDONOUGH, PEGGY SSHRC Economic inequalities among women in later life: the role of structured life course processes in comparative context
MILLER, FIONA CIHR Pathways to procurement: Processes, rationales and options for investing in health technology innovation
MILLER, FIONA CIHR Blockbuster Diagnostics? The political economy of diagnostic innovation in comparative perspective
MILLER, FIONA Ontario SPOR Support Unit Partnership for Health System Strengthening
MUSTARD, CAMERON CIHR Strengthening disability management practices in the Ontario municipal sector
MUSTARD, CAMERON SSHRC Strengthening disability management practices in the Ontario municipal sector
ROSELLA, LAURA CHRISTINA ANTONIA CIHR Population health analytics in action: Improving impact, sustainability & equity of the health care system
ROSELLA, LAURA CHRISTINA ANTONIA CIHR Exploring the role of Artificial Intelligence in Population Risk Prediction
ROSELLA, LAURA CHRISTINA ANTONIA Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Supporting decision making for the prevention of chronic diseases and reduction of high health care utilization
ROSS, LORI ELIZABETH CIHR Patient-centred transition healthcare: Enhancing medical providers’ capacity to apply the informed consent model
ROSS, LORI ELIZABETH SSHRC Inclusion or illusion? A qualitative, participatory study of the experiences of peer researchers
SAARELA, OLLI SAMULI NSERC Towards more dynamic modeling of high-dimensional register-based data
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT CIHR RETRAC2: Research on Commercial Tobacco Reduction in Aboriginal Communities
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Research on Advancing Cessation Treatment (RE:ACT)
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Research on electronic cigarettes and water pipes (RECIG2-WP)
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU)
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT PARN (Peterborough AIDS Resource Net) Study of Municipal Drug Strategies
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT PARN (Peterborough AIDS Resource Net) Evaluation of HKPR’s Harm Reduction Program Enhancement Initiatives
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT Registered Nurses Association RNAO Tobacco Intervention Initiative
SCHWARTZ, ROBERT Virginia Commonwealth University New Ontario Menthol Tobacco Ban Evaluation
SCOTT, JAMES University of Alberta Cesarean section: impact on infant gut microbiota, childhood obesity and allergic disease
SETO, EMILY CIHR Development of a telemonitoring app for management of patients with multiple chronic conditions within an integrated care model
SETO, EMILY NSERC Development of expert systems for complex chronic health conditions
STEWART, SUZANNE Aurora College Decolonizing Learning in Communities Across Canada: Stories of Hope
STEWART, SUZANNE SSHRC Breaking Bad: Challenging Aboriginal Employment Policy Using Aboriginal Knowledges
STRIKE, CAROL CIHR Day Health Programs for complex care delivery: Using implementation science and participatory methods to evaluate success and ethical care delivery
STRIKE, CAROL University of Southern California Preventing Injection Initiation: Change the Cycle Randomized Controlled Trial
STRUG, LISA NSERC Development of Evidential Methodology for Analysis of Genetic Data
SUN, LEI NSERC Statistical methods for complex genetic data
TRBOVICH, PATRICIA L Hospital for Sick Children Embedding Human Factors in Critical Care
TRBOVICH, PATRICIA L NSERC Development of an automated detection algorithm to improve efficiency of Operating Room Black Box analyses
WODCHIS, WALTER Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Health system performance research network – full application.
WODCHIS, WALTER Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Health System Performance Research Network
WODCHIS, WALTER Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ON) Health System Performance Research Network – Integrated Funding Models and Health Links Evaluation
WODCHIS, WALTER Ontario SPOR Support Unit Health System Performance Research Network (HSPRN).
XU, WEI NSERC Methodology Development and Implementation for Microbiome Sequencing Data: Hierarchical Modeling on Clustered Taxa Counts with Repeated Measures