Diabetes Action Canada Knowledge Translation Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019-2020

In May, the Diabetes Action Canada Knowledge Translation Research Program launched its second Knowledge Translation Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition. A total of five applications were received and evaluated by researchers and Patient Partners.

This year, the Knowledge Translation Program granted two doctoral fellowships, of 19,000/year for one year, and one postdoctoral fellowship award, of $40,000/year for one year. We are pleased to announce the successful recipients of the fellowship awards for this year’s KT Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Competition 2019-2020.

  • Choumous Mannoubi (doctoral fellowship) – Design of a tele-nutrition platform for the therapeutic management of patients with chronic diseases – Université de Montréal, Supervisor: Brigitte Vachon; Co-Supervisor: Dahlia Kairy
  • Jaime Boisvenue (doctoral fellowship) – Understanding the type 1 diabetes lived experience and its motivations in seeking diabetes education: A Canadian Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (CanDAFNE) Initiative – University of Alberta, Supervisor: Rose Yeung
  • Lydi-Anne Vézina-Im (postdoctoral fellowship)Sleep hygiene behaviors and sleep patterns in adults with type 2 diabetes: Understanding to help prevent diabetes complications – Université Laval, Supervisor: Sophie Desroches; Co-Supervisor: Charles M. Morin

Congratulations to all the DAC Knowledge Translation Awardees and good luck with your research projects!

Diabetes Action Canada Knowledge Translation Group


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