DAC Training and Mentorship Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019-2021

In April, the Diabetes Action Canada Training and Mentoring Program launched a new Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition. A total of 8 applications were received and an evaluation committee comprised of researchers and patient partners was assembled for the adjudication process.This year, the Training and Mentoring Group will be granting 4 Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards of $50,000/year for a period of two years.

We are pleased to announce the successful recipients of the fellowship awards for this years’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Competition 2019-2021

Ruth Ndjaboue
A multipronged, patient-initiated research program to improve risk communication in diabetes care – Université Laval, Supervisor: Holly Witteman; Co-supervisor Sharon Straus

Bhavadharini Balaji
Exploring the feasibility of a mobile health application for management and follow-up of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) – Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, Supervisor: Lorraine Lipscombe.

Radhouene Doggui
Assessment of primary healthcare systems impact on long-term management of glycemic control: A first longitudinal study conducted among New Brunswick diabetic population –  Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick, Supervisor: Mathieu Bélanger

Stephanie Read
Communicating type 2 diabetes risk in pregnant women with gestational diabetes – Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, Supervisor: Lorraine Lipscombe.

Congratulations to all the DAC Training and Mentoring Program Awardees and good luck with your research projects!


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