2006 NHRC Presentations
Keynote Speaker – Mr. Borys Chabursky, President and founder of SHI Consulting
Jennifer Holland, MLIS, Research Assistant, Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University; Alexander Lyubechansky, MA, MLIS, Director, Northern Ontario Virtual Library (NOVL); R. Brian Haynes, MD, PhD, Director, Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University.
McMaster Premium Literature Service (PLUS): An Evidence-based Medicine Information Service Delivered in Collaboration with the Northern Ontario Virtual Library
Jennifer Michaud, BScN, RN, Northeastern Ontario Regional Telehealth Coordinator, NORTH Network; Laurie Sherrington, RN, Northwestern Ontario Regional Telehealth Coordinator, NORTH Network.
Home is Where the Heart Is: Videoconferenced Cardiac Rehabilitation for Rural Northerners
Bruce Minore, Research Director (Lakehead Site), Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research; Margaret Boone, Chief Operating Officer, Centre of Excellence for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs; Alison Arthur, Thunder Bay District Program Manager, Integrated Services for Northern Children; Mary Ellen Hill, Senior Researcher (Lakehead Site), Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research.
Finding Ways to Provide Integrated Services for Children with Special Needs in Rural and Remote Parts of Northern Ontario
Cathy McCullough, RN, CCN (C ), CHF Clinic Nurse, Group Health Centre; Dr. D. Crookston, Physician, Health Promotions Initiatives Team, Algoma District Medical Group, Group Health Centre; Dr. M.T. Mathew, Cardiologist, Algoma District Medical Group, Group Health Centre.
Leadership in Community Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Program Decreases Re-admission Rates
Dr. Gayle Broad, Algoma University College; Amy Boyer, BA (Hons), Research Assistant, Algoma University College and member of Batchewana First Nation.
Indigenous Perceptions of Well-Being: Understanding the Strengths of Indigenous Communities
John C. Hogenbirk, MSc, Senior Researcher, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Laurentian University; Ricardo Ramirez, PhD, Assitant Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph; Raymond W. Pong, PhD, Research Director, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research; Kevin Houghton, CA, Telehealth Program Manager, Keewaytinook Okimakanak Telehealth; Brian Walmark, Research Director, Keewaytinook Okimakanak Research Institute; Donna Williams, RN, Regional Telehealth Coordinator, Keewaytinook Okimakanak Telehealth.
Factors Explaining Uptake of Telehealth in First Nations Communities: the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Telehealth Experience
Barbara Eles, BScN RN, Sudbury & District Health Unit; Darshaka Malaviarachchi, Epidemiologist, MSc.
Heart Health Rural Outreach Project Evaluation: Implications for Public Health and Medical Practitioners
Lesley McBain, Department of Georgraphy, University of Saskatchewan.
Going Beyond the “One and Only Purpose”: Resistance in Northern Nursing
Dr. Connie H. Nelson, Professor, School of Social Work, Lakehead University ; Dr. Jungwee Park, Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada.
Mental Health and Well-being in Northern Ontario, 2002
Barbara Zelek MD CCFP Marathon Family Practice ; Eliseo Orrantia, MD, CCFP, MSc., Marathon Family Practice, Marathon, Ontario; Heather Poole, BScH., McMaster University PhD candidate, Hamilton, Ontario; Jessica Strike, BSc., University of Ottawa medical student, Ottawa, Ontario.
Home or Away? Factors Affecting Birth Choices in a Rural Community
Marina Ulanova, Associate Professor, Medical Sciences Division, NOSM.
Syk Tyrosine Kinase is an Important Regulator of Pro-inflammatory Signaling in Lung Epithelium
Lenore Manitowabi, Program Support Worker, Noojmowin Teg Health Centre and Manitoulin First Nations Research Review Committee Member; Lorrilee McGregor, Manitoulin First Nations Research Review Committee Member.
Guidelines for Ethical Aboriginal Research: The Development of Community-based Aboriginal Research Guidelines
Suzanne Lamoureux & Kerri Loney, Clinical Dietitians, Supportive Care Program & Supportive Care Oncology Research Unit of the Regional Cancer Program of the Hôpital Régionale de Sudbury Regional Hospital.
Improving Access to Nutrition Counselling Using A Nutrition Referral Priority Rating System at the Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital
Denis Heng, Research Associate, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research; Raymond W. Pong, Research Director, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research.
The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Key Factors Influencing Choice of Practice Locations of Family Physicians at Four Different Career Points
Ms. Amanda Maranzan, Coordinator, Practice-Based Research, Health Sciences North/NOSM; Ms. Sue Berry, Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Sciences, NOSM; Dr. William Montelpare, Professor, School of Kinesiology, Lakehead University.
Research Skills Development for Health Professionals: The Practice Based Research Initiative
Robbie Goddard, Psychometrist, St Joseph’s Care Group – Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital.
The Effects of a Smoking Ban on an Inpatient Psychiatric Program
Dr Amanda Hey, Clinical Lead, Preventive Oncology and Screening, Regional Cancer Program, Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital (RCP-HRSRH); Carolyn Jackson, Regional Administrator, Ontario Breast Screening Program, RCP-HRSRH; Merci Miron Black, Nurse Examiner, Ontario Breast Screening Program, RCP-HRSRH; Denise Gauthier-Frohlick, Research Officer, Supportive Care Oncology Research Unit, RCP-HRSRH.
Image-Guided Core Breast Biopsy: Implementing Guidelines into Community Practice
Cynthia MacKay, RD, CDE, Dept Head, Algoma Diabetes Education and Care (ADEC) Program, Group Health Centre; Dr. Pauline Bragaglia, Algoma District Medical Group, Group Health Centre.
Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Insulin Adjustment Benefits the Patient with Diabetes
Dr. Pauline Bragaglia, Algoma District Medical Group, Group Health Centre; Cynthia MacKay, RD, CDE, Dept Head, Algoma Diabetes Education and Care (ADEC) Program, Group Health Centre.
The Health Promotion Initiative in Diabetes (HPID) Outcomes Management Program at the Group Health Centre: A 5-year Experience Demonstrating Improved Outcomes That Have Been Sustained