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Recently funded research projects

Funding agency: Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation

Team: Tran J, Woo K, Rialto C, Sefati M

Team: Gifford W, Muckle W, Almost J, Phillips JC (Co-PIs), Coburn V, Foth T, McMenemy C, Thavorn K, Haines M, Van Herk K, Ahmed A, Cornelius B, Hopkins AM, Lusignan A, Modanloo S, Rolfe D.

Funding agency: CIHR COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery

Team: Jacqueline Galica, Josee-Lyne Ethier, Janet Giroux, Kristen R Haase, Kardi Kennedy.

Funding agency: Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology/Association canadienne des infirmières en oncologie (CANO/ACIO)

Research team: Robert Colautti, Che Colpitts, Qingling Duan, Rylan Egan, Nader Ghasemlou, Tim Salomons, Sarah Yakimowski

Funding body: Queen's University Wicked Idea grant

Team: Michael Greenspan, Jennifer Medves, Dick Zoutman

Funding body: Ontario Centres for Excellence Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) program

Can immunotherapy treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer improve end-of-life quality indicators, patient reported outcomes and be cost-effective in the real world? A population-based study

Funding body: Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences Internal grant - Clare Nelson Bequest Fund

Research team: Katie Goldie, Jacqueline Galica, Craig Goldie, Timothy Hanna, Andrew Robinson

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The psychosocial implications of COVID-19: How are cancer survivors coping?

Funding body: Queen's University VP Research Office SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 Research Opportunity

Research team: Jacqueline Galica, Christopher Booth, Michael Brundage, Kristen R Haase, Danielle Kain, Rachel Koven, Shaila Marchant

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Effectiveness and safety of a evidence-based care pathway to improve mobility and participation in older patients with vertigo and balance disorders in primary care (MobilE-PHY II)

Funding body: Federal Ministry of Education and Research Germany

Research team: Eva Grill, Thomas Rotter, Martin Weigel

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Associations between diabetes, metformin and abdominal aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection

Funding body: Queen's University Department of Surgery internal competition

Research team:  Peter Brown, Susan B Brogly, Joan Tranmer, Michael Yacob, David Zelt

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Essential COVID-19 Skills for Graduating and New Nurses. 

Funding body: Health Canada Health Care Policy and Strategies Program

Research team: Cynthia Baker, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Jane Tyerman, Timothy Willett

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Actively waiting for interdisciplinary chronic pain care: A multi-site feasibility study investigating clinical support and an internet-delivered psychotherapy treatment for individuals on wait-lists for chronic pain clinics.

Funding body: CIHR Patient-Oriented Research Catalyst grant

Research team: Rosemary Wilson, Etienne Bisson, Rachael Bosma, William Cachia, Lynn Cooper, Tania di Renna, Jacqueline Galica, Clare Liddy, Ashley Lyon, Bryan MacLeod, Patricia Poulin, Josha Rash, Tim Salomons

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Surviving Gynecological Cancer in small urban and rural communities: Using integrated knowledge translation methods to develop a framework to facilitate survivor preparedness to transition out of cancer treatment

Funding body: CIHR Patient-Oriented Research Catalyst grant

Research team: Jacqueline Galica, Josee-Lyne Ethier, Julie-Ann Francis, Janet Giroux, Janet Jull, Kardi Kennedy, Hugh Langley, Christine Maheu, Rupa Patel, Stuart Peacock, Karen Perry, Kathleen Robb, Debora Stark

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Building culturally safe cancer survivorship care with Inuit in Inuit Nunangat

Funding body: CIHR Project Grant

Research team: Wendy Gifford, A Al Awar, Joan Almost, S Ashton, Ian D. Graham, Linda Juergerson, Kednapa Thavorn

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Advancing the Science of Knowledge Translation: Measuring Context

Funding body: CIHR Project Grant

Research team: Janet Elaine Squires, Lee Fairclough, Christina Godfrey, Ian D. Graham, Alison Margaret Hutchinson, Sharon E Straus, Andrea Tricco

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Engaging patients with early signs of cardiovascular diseases in healthy aging interventions: An online education initiative for healthcare providers

Funding body: Pfizer Inc. Global Medical Grant Healthy Aging

Research team: Denise Stockley, Mohammad Auais, Nancy Dalgarno, Vincent DePaul, Catherine Donnelly, Marcia Finlayson, Setareh Ghahari, Amber Hastings Truelove, Diana Hopkins-Rosseel, Dorothy Kessler, Klodiana Kolomitro, Kathleen Norman, Trisha Parsons, Jennifer Turnnidge, Richard van Wylick, Kevin Woo

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Nursing education about cultural humility, sexual orientation and gender diversity: Evaluating feasibility, usability and learning outcomes associated with an eLearning module that includes virtual simulation games

Funding body: Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar Award

Research team: Marian Luctkar-Flude

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Empowered waiting: a virtual care education solution for chronic pelvic pain patients waiting for specialist care.

Funding body: Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) Alternative Funding Plan (AFP) Innovation Fund

Research team: Tania di Renna, Rachael Bosma, Rosemary Wilson

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Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on the Incidence, Prevalence and Determinants of Discomfort in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Funding body: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada Nursing-led IBD research grant

Research team: Irina Nistor, Christina Godfrey, Jennifer Medves, Rosemary Wilson

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Advancing safe medication delivery in Canadian community pharmacies

Funding body: CIHR Planning and Dissemination

Research team: Kim Sears, Benoit Aubert, James Barker, Neil Mackinnon

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Generating best practice recommendations regarding the assessment and prevention of long term opioid use, opioid misuse, and opioid related harms in patients prescribed opioids for the management of acute pain following surgery

Funding body: CIHR Planning and Dissemination

Research team: Mona Sawhney, Fiona Campbell, Hance Clarke, Andrea Furlan, Ian Gilron, Ahmed Hassan, Colin McCartney, Aska Patel, Amanda Ross-White, Alexandra Stratton, Sarah Tierney

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Consulting and Engaging MSM and Transgender women for a situational analysis of HIV PrEP in Colombia

Funding body: CIHR Planning and Dissemination

Research team: Jorge Martinez Cajas, Beatriz Alvarado, Pilar Camargo Plazas

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New Horizons: Optimizing Care of Pregnancies Complicated by Obesity

Funding body: Physicians' Services Inc. Mid-Career Clinical Research Award

Research team: Laura Gaudet, Brigid Nee, Graeme Neil Smith, Erna Snelgrove-Clarke, Monica Taaljaard, Maria Velez, Melanie Walker, Kevin Woo

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Mastering Debriefing: Simulating the Experience of Competency-based Medical Education Academic Advising, Preceptorship, and Competence Committee Decision Making

Funding body: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Assessment Activity Development Grant

Research team: Richard van Wylick, Heather Braund, Allison Bright, Nancy Dalgarno, Mikaila De Sousa, Ingrid Harle, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Eleftherios Soleas, Adam Szulewski, Boris Zevin

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Bridge Funding for Educational Intervention to Enhance and Maintain Practitioners' CPR Skills - Implementation of an In Situ Personalized Educational Intervention to Improve CPR Skills in Critical Care Nurses

Funding body: Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation New Investigator research grant

Research team: Erin Brennan, Rylan Egan, Melanie Walker

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Mapping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) calls to action and the final report from the national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) recommendations into the Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Funding body: Council of Ontario Universities research grant

Research team: Mary Smith

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Technology-assisted meditation for nursing student stress and anxiety

Funding body: QUFA Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Dev (Adjuncts)

Research team: Cheryl Pulling, Dianne Groll, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Jane Tyerman

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Understanding how cancer patients value progression-free survival

Funding body: CIHR Project Grant

Research team: Michael Brundage, Christopher Booth, Elisabeth Eisenhauer, Jacqueline Galica, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Rachel Koven, Valerie McDonald, Terry Ng, Andrew Robinson. 

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Improving the psychosocial well-being and quality of life of cancer patients and survivors: A feasibility study of the M-CALM intervention

Funding body Queen's University Endowment

Research team: Jacqueline Galica, Christopher Booth, Michael Brundage, Terry Haynes, Danielle Kain, Rachel Koven, Shaila Marchant, Amy Wickenden

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Early Career Investigator program travel award

Funding body: CIHR Institute of Cancer Research Early Career Investigator Program

Research team: Jacqueline Galica

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Clinical Practice Errors and Near Miss Events Related to the Clinical Practice of Undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Students

Funding body: St. Lawrence College Internal Research Fund

Research team: Nancy Sears, Lenora Duhn, Sherry Espin, Alyssa Indar, Karen LeGrow

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University of British Columbia/ St. Paul’s Hospital Research Internship

Funding body: Queen’s School of Nursing Research Funds Initiative

Research team: Evan Keys, Katie Goldie, Sandra B Lauck

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Macksville Hospital transition to Midwifery Continuity of Carer mode

Funding body: NSW Government Health Mid North Coast Local Health District Evidence in Practice Grant

Research team: Olivia Tierney, Leigh Kinsman, Thomas Rotter

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Sex-based differences of depression before acute myocardial infarction

Funding body: Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences Garfield Kelly Cardiovascular Research & Development Fund

Research team: Katie Goldie, Joan Tranmer

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Circles towards Indigenous solutions for kidney health: A strength-based approach

Funding body: Kidney Foundation of Canada Allied Health Research Grant

Research team: Mary Smith, Kara Schick-Makaroff, Vanessa Silva e Silva

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Shift work, circadian-related gene methylation and cardiometabolic risk

Funding body: Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences Garfield Kelly Cardiovascular Research & Development Fund

Research team: Joan Tranmer, Kristan Aronson, Jennifer Ritonja

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Dissemination of a National Set of Family Practice Nursing Competencies to Support the Integration of Family Practice Nurses within Primary Care

Funding body: CIHR Planning and Dissemination

Research team: Julia Lukewich, Michelle Allard, Lisa A Ashley, Kris Aubrey-Bassler, Denise Bryant-Lukosius, Treena Klassen, Maria Mathews, Ruth Misener-Martin, Marie-Eve Poitras, Ruth Schofield, Joan Tranmer, Sabrina T Wong.

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Queen’s Nursing and Health Research (QNHR) Intern

Funding body: Queen's University Summer Work Experience Program

Research team: Joan Tranmer, Pilar Camargo, Lenora Duhn, Jacqueline Galica, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Thomas Rotter, Kim Sears, Deborah Tregunno, Rosemary Wilson

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International Experiential Learning and Field Programs

Funding body: Queen's University Principal Development Fund - International Experiential Learning and Field Programs

Research team: Kim Sears

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Faculty Mobility Program

Funding body: Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program

Research team: Kevin Woo, Vera Lúcia Conceição de Gouveia Santos

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Short, medium, and long term effectiveness of interdisciplinary teams and other primary care reforms in Ontario

Funding body CIHR Project Grant

Research team: Kris Aubrey-Bassler, Mylaine Breton, Neil Drummond. Zhiwei Gao, Amanda Hall, Maude Laberge, Julia Lukewich, Joan Tranmer

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Exploring ways of knowing and the mind-body-spirit relationship

Funding body: QUFA Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Dev (Adjuncts)

Research team: Denise Neumann-Fuhr

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Patterns and characteristics of primary and specialist networks of care of adult patients diagnosed with COPD within the SELHIN

Funding body: Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Applied Health Research Question

Research team: Jennifer Medves, Dirk Damron, Genevieve Pare, Carol Romeril Smith, Joan Tranmer, Kim Woodhouse

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Knowledge, skills, tools and supports in health promotion, adaptation and disease prevention required by health care professionals to address vector-borne infectious diseases related to climate-change in Canada: a scoping review protocol

Funding body: Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

Research team: Christina Godfrey, Rosemary Wilson

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Computer aided diagnostic system for the evaluation of dry skin: a pilot study

Funding body: Queen's School of Nursing Research Development Fund

Research team: Kevin Woo, Ali Etemad

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Surviving Ovarian Cancer in small urban and rural communities: Identifying the unique elements of a framework to facilitate survivor preparedness for transition out of primary cancer treatment

Funding body: Queen's School of Nursing Research Development Fund

Research team: Jacqueline Galica

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An exploration of Complementary, Alternative Medicine and Neurofeedback in Indigenous women with cognitive change post cancer therapy: a scoping literature review

Funding body: Queen's University School of Nursing / Freda Paltiel Award

Research team: Mary Smith, Marian Luctkar-Flude

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Feasibility and effect of implementing virtual simulation games in undergraduate nursing education

Funding body: QUFA Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Dev (Adjuncts)

Research team: Hilary Machan, Rylan Egan, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Deborah Tregunno, Jane Tyerman

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Development of a theory-informed, behaviour-changing intervention to prepare health professionals in Colombia for the adoption of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Funding body: Colciencias Research grant

Research team: Hector Muese, Beatriz Alvarado, Marcela Arrivillaga, Pilar Camargo Plazas, Jorge Martinez Cajas

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Interprofessional Observation and Analysis in Primary Care (INNOVATE PC)

Funding body: Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Applied Health Research Question

Research team: Catherine Donnelly, Michael Green, Lori J Letts, Jordan Miller, Joan Tranmer

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Safe Transition Home after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Feasibility (START-F) Study

Funding body: Heart & Stroke Grant-in-Aid

Research team: Sandra B Lauck, Katie Goldie

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Knowledge acquisition, assimilation and use at the organizational level: a review

Funding body: CIHR SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant

Research team: Christina Godfrey, Jennifer Medves, Kim Sears, Andrea Tricco, Rosemary Wilson

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Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel

Funding body: PrInt-CAPES

Research team: Kevin Woo

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Exploring diabetes status and the impact of care management and social determinants of health on diabetes-related outcomes in Norwestern community: A mixed method study

Funding body: Lakehead University Senate Research Committee CIHR Research Development Fund

Research team: Idevania Geraldina Costa, Pilar Camargo Plazas, Deborah Tregunno

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Citizen/Patient Engagement in Health and Social Services - Are We Being Inclusive of all Viewpoints in our Understanding of Partnered Involvement?

Funding body: SSHRC Institutional Grant

Research team: Lenora Duhn, Pilar Camargo Plazas

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Exploring the effect of technology-assisted meditation on nursing students stress and anxiety: a pilot feasibility study

Funding body: Queen's School of Nursing Research Development fund

Research team: Marian Luctkar-Flude, Dianne Groll, Jane Tyerman

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Optimizing integrated care for older adults with COPD: Determining the influence of the primary and specialist network of care on patient and system outcomes

Funding body: CIHR and Canadian Lung Association

Research team: Thomas Rotter, Michael Green, Leigh Kinsman, Darcy Marciniuk, Denis O'Donnell, Joan Tranmer