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


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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