Funding Decisions

Diabetes Action Canada 2020-21 Decisions


Patient-Oriented Research Early Career Investigator Mentorship Award in Diabetes and its Complications 2020-2021 – $10,000 for one year:

We are pleased to announce the successful recipient of the 2020-21 Patient-Oriented Research Early Career Investigator Mentorship Award:

David Campbell, Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
Project title: Describing Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Diabetes who are Experiencing Homelessness
Internal mentor: Dr. Paul Ronksley, Associate Professor, University of Calgary
Internal mentor: Dr. Kerry McBrien, Associate Professor, University of Calgary
External mentor: Dr. Gillian Booth, Professor, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto


Patient-Oriented Research Doctoral Studentship Program in Diabetes and its Complications – $15,000 for one year

We are pleased to announce the successful recipient of inaugural 2020-21 Patient-Oriented Research Doctoral Studentship Award:

Travis Hrubeniuk, PhD candidate, Doctorate in Interdisciplinary Studies, Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick
Project title: Improving individual glycemic response with exercise intensity
Supervisor: Dr. Martin Sénéchal, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick
Co-supervisor : Dr. Danielle Bouchard, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick


Patient-Oriented Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Diabetes and its Complications 2020-2021 – $50,000 per year for two years:

We are pleased to announce the successful recipients of the fellowship awards for this years’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Competition 2020-2022:

Virginie Blanchette, Postdoctoral student, Clinical and biomedial sciences, Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation, Université Laval
Project title: La prise de décision partagée pour des patient.e.s atteint.e.s de diabète et d’ulcère plantaire en région francophone rurale et semi-rurale au Canada : une évaluation des besoins décisionnels
Supervisor: Dr. France Légaré, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine
Co-supervisor: Dr. Charles de Mestral, Department of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, University of Toronto
Co-supervisor: Ms. Yvette Plourde, patient partner

Ghazal Fazli, CIHR Health Systems Impact Postdoctoral Fellow, MAP- Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto
Project title: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Incidence in Ontario: Will the Pandemic shift the Diabetes Trajectory in Ontario?
Supervisor: Dr. Gillian L Booth, Map Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto


Congratulations and good luck to all the Diabetes Action Canada 2020-2021 Awardees!

 


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