Project Grant recipients, who are members of the WHRI, included Drs. Joseph Ting, Erin Michalak, Davina Banner-Lukaris, Shirin Goldenberg (awarded for two projects), Crystal Karakochuk, Pascal Lavoie, and Alexander Scott, while Planning and Dissemination Grants were awarded to Drs. Wendy Norman and Mel Krajden.
This page will be updated with information about each project shortly – stay tuned!
Project Grant Recipients
PROJECT TITLE: Using Antibiotics Wisely – Development of National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit-specific Antimicrobial Stewardship Plan PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Joseph Ting**; Prakeshkumar Shah AMOUNT $478,736 TERM 5 years
PROJECT TITLE Bipolar Bridges: A Digital Health Innovation Targeting Quality of Life in Bipolar Disorder PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Erin Michalak*; Steven Barnes AMOUNT $100,000 TERM 1 year
PROJECT TITLE Organizational Factors that Foster Engagement-Capable Environments: A Study of Health Research Networks PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Davina Banner-Lukaris*; Audrey L’Esperance AMOUNT $328,950 TERM 3 years
PROJECT TITLE Evaluating Impacts of Structural and Community-Led Interventions on STBBI Risk Environments for Street and Off-Street Sex Workers PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Shira Goldenberg* AMOUNT $1,024,304 TERM 5 years
PROJECT TITLE Evaluating Inequities in Refugee and Immigrant Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Access (IRIS): A Mixed-Methods Population-Based Study in British Columbia PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Shira Goldenberg*; Miriam Lavergne AMOUNT $956,250 TERM 5 years
PROJECT TITLE Folic acid supplementation in children with sickle cell disease: A double-blind randomized crossover trial PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Crystal Karakochuk** AMOUNT $180,000 TERM 3 years
PROJECT TITLE Metabolic regulation of immune defenses in newborns PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Pascal Lavoie** AMOUNT $1,013,816 TERM 5 years
PROJECT TITLE Tendon impairment in people with familal hypercholesterolemia: clinical and laboratory studies PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR Alexander Scott* AMOUNT $646,426 TERM 5 years
Planning and Dissemination Grants Recipients
PROJECT TITLE Planning research priorities to support the role of nurses in providing optimal medical abortion care PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Wendy Norman*; Josette Roussel; Ruth Martin-Misener AMOUNT $10,000 TERM 1 year
PROJECT TITLE Technology, Policy and Implementation: a cross-disciplinary workshop to generate innovative solutions for data sharing in public health genomic epidemiology practice PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR William Hsiao; Mel Krajden*; Gary Van Domselaar AMOUNT $25,000 TERM 1 year