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2009 Northern Health Research Conference

Friday, May 29, 2009

Emmanuel Abara, M.B., FRCS(C), Richmond Hill Urology Practice and Prostate Institute
Office Based Urotelehealth - Bringing Urology Health Care Nearer Home: A Work In Progress

Kashif Ahmed, B.Sc., Third Year Medical Student, NOSM
Quality of Diabetes Care Among Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Patients with Type II Diabetes on Manitoulin Island and the Canadian Population: A Comparative Analysis on Compliance with the CDA Clinical Practice Guidelines

Jenna Theriault, NOSM, East Campus
Complex Urogenital Infections in a Rural Community Urology Practice - A Northern Ontario Experience

Sean Bryan, Department of Biology, Lakehead University
Hydrogen Sulfide in Cardiac Hypoxia: Redox Regulation and Apoptosis

Dr. Joel Lanphear, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education and Senior Associate Dean, West Campus, NOSM
A Model for Providing Equity in Clinical Education Opportunities for Distributed Community Engaged Medical Education

Dr. Bob Chaudhuri, M.D., Clinical Lecturer/Tutor, NOSM and David Harris, Second Year Medical Student, NOSM
Interprofessional Collaboration and Potential Differences in Generational Cohorts

Erin Frank, R.D., Public Health Dietitian, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
Development of an Implementation Strategy for Algoma Public Health’s Inactivity Kits: A Resource for Elementary School Teachers

Marie Matte, Director, Undergraduate Medical Education Programs, NOSM
Social Accountability for Medical Schools: A Model to Examine the Perceptions of a Medical School’s Stakeholders on the Achievement of the School’s Explicit Social Accountability Mandate

Aidan Wharton, B.Sc. Biochemistry Candidate, Laurentian University, NOSM
Regulation of NO and NOS in the Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat

Patricia M. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, NOSM
Integrating Brief Tobacco Cessation Interventions into Acute Care Nursing Practice

Dr. Bill McCready, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, NOSM, Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre
Diabetic Renal Failure in First Nations Patients in Northwest Ontario

Dr. David Topps, Director, eLearning, NOSM
Developing an Education Informatics Research Infrastructure

Dr. William Hettenhausen, DDS FACD, Assistant Professor, NOSM, YTFL Foundation and Chief of Dentistry, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Oral/Medical Health Evaluation and Clinical Diagnostic System Research 

Dr. Rachel Ellaway, Assistant Dean, Education Informatics, NOSM
Design Patterns in Case-Based Education

Bruce Weaver, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, NOSM
Free Advice for Power-Hungry Researchers: Do Not Categorize Continuous Variables!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Kue Young, Professor and TransCanada Pipelines Chair, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
"Why Am I Here?"  A Southern Academic’s Perspective on Northern Health Research

Saturday, May 30, 2009

L.J. Shewchuk, NOSM
Potential Protective Role of Beta-3 Integrin Against Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis Induced By Oxidative Stress

Denise Taylor, Physiotherapist, St. Joseph’s Care Group and Willow Fiddler, Communications Officer, Sandy Lake First Nation Health Authority
Sandy Lake Primary Stroke Prevention Program: Collaboration, Development, and Implementation

Yun Jenny Jiang, University of Western Ontario
Correlation of Carotid Stump Pressure with Carotid Back Flow During Carotid Endarterectomy

Nancy Jokinen, Post Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health, Lakehead University
Adults Aging with Developmental Disabilities, Perceptions of Health

Alison Buckner, Biomolecular Sciences, Laurentian University
A Role for Flaxseed Oil in Chemotherapy: Enhancing Taxol-mediated Cell Death

Avdesh Mathur, MS(Surgery); FRCS(Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery), Sudbury Regional Hospital, Sudbury Cardiac Research Laboratory and NOSM
Relation Between Preventability of Death After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and All Cause Risk-Adjusted Mortality Rates

Dr. Mary Ellen Hill, Senior Researcher, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Lakehead University
"Tip of the Iceberg": Effects of Forestry Closures on Health in Northwestern Ontario

Mary-Ann Harrison, Research Assistant/Ph.D. Student, Northeast Mental Health Centre, Department of Medical Research and Biomolecular Sciences Program, Laurentian University
Raf-1 Regulates NFATc1 Signaling in THP-1 Monocyte-Like Cells: Potential Control of Osteoclast Differentiation

Helle Moeller, Ph.D. Candidate, Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta
"When I Work I am White": The Experience of Being an Inuit Nurse in a Western Health-care Setting

Nadia Mullen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Interdisciplinary Program for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University
Driving Assessment on Simulators: Are There Differences Between Drivers Who Complete the Circuit and Those Who Stop Early Due to Simulator Sickness?

Ian Newhouse, Ph.D., Professor, School of Kinesiology, Lakehead University and NW Local Health Integration Network
Interprofessional Care and Education Models in Northwest Ontario

Scott M. Sellick, Associate Scientist and Director of Supportive Care, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Psychological Distress Experienced by Blood Disorder Patients: Is it Real? Is Access to Psychosocial Services Justifiable?

Veronica Brown, B.HSc. (Hons.), M.PH. Candidate, Lakehead University
Incidence of Invasive Haemophilus Influenzae Disease in Northwestern Ontario

Ashley Smith, Graduate Student, Laurentian University, Biology and NOSM
Utilizing the Microdialysis Technique for Examining Interstitial Mediated Vasodilation in Skeletal Muscle


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