Funding Decisions

Diabetes Action Canada 2019-20 Decisions


Patient-Oriented Research (POR) Intercentre Trainee Internship Award in Diabetes and its Complications 2019-2020:

We are pleased to announce the successful recipients of the 2019-20  Patient-Oriented Research Intercentre Trainee Internship Awards and their affiliations:

  1. Celia Laur – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto
    • Principal Investigator: Dr. Noah Ivers – Canada Research Chair in Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice, Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital and University of Toronto
    • Collaborator in another centre: Dr. Lauren Ball – Menzies Heath Institute, Queensland, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
  2. Heather Kewageshig – PhD, Faculty of Nursing, Collaborative Specialization in Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
    • Principal Investigators: Monica Parry – University of Toronto
    • Collaborator in another centre: Marie-Claude Tremblay – Université Laval

Post-doctoral Fellowship Awardee 2019-2021:

Diabetes Action Canada Training and Mentoring Program launched a new Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition in April 2019.  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

  1. Ruth Ndjaboue – A multipronged, patient-initiated research program to improve risk communication in diabetes care – Université Laval, Supervisor: Holly Witteman; Co-supervisor Sharon Strauss
  2. Bhavadharini BalajiExploring 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
  3. Radhouene DogguiAssessment 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
  4. Stephanie ReadCommunicating type 2 diabetes risk in pregnant women with gestational diabetes – Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, Supervisor: Lorraine Lipscombe

 


Congratulations and good luck to all the Diabetes Action Canada 2019-2020 Awardees!

 


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