NLCAHR Project Grants



Dr. Leigh-Anne Newhook, Faculty of Medicine (Pediatrics)
"Exploring the reasons why birth by C-section is a risk factor for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Newfoundland and Labrador"

Dr. Atanu Sarkar, Community Health and Humanities
"Radiation exposure in Makkovik, Labrador and Environmental Health Risk - Part 1: Measurement Radio Nuclides in the Environment and Local Food Sources. Part 2: Assessment of Population Perspectives and Needs"



Dr. Victor Maddalena, Community Health and Humanities
"Palliative Care Needs of People with End Stage Renal Disease in Newfoundland and Labrador"

Dr. Laurie Twells, School of Pharmacy
"The Newfoundland and Labrador Bariatric Surgery Cohort Study"



Dr. Peter Wang, Community Health and Humanities
"Assessing the Validity of a Self-Administered Quesionnaire (FFQ) in the Adult Population of Newfoundland and Labrador"



Dr. Gerard Farrell, eHealth Research Unit
“The Effectiveness of the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) in Monitoring Palliative Care Patients in the Community"



Dr. Barbara Roebothan, Community Health and Humanities
“What are the determinants of a successful and sustainable program delivery as it applies to child nutrition programs in Newfoundland and Labrador?”



Dr. Karen Parsons, School of Nursing
"Determining the Needs of Community Dwelling Older Adults with Age-Associated Memory Loss and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Newfoundland”

Dr. Mark Stefanelli, Faculty of Medicine (Neurology)
“Clinical and Genetic delineation of hereditary Neurological disorders in Newfoundland and Labrador: A pilot study”



Dr. Andria Jones, Community Health and Humanities
"The Public Perception of Drinking Water from Private Water Supplies in Newfoundland and Labrador"

Dr. Michelle Ploughman, Eastern Health
"Does treadmill exercise enhance performance of cognitive and upper extremity tasks in patients with chronic stroke?"



Dr. Tracey Bridger, Faculty of Medicine (Pediatrics)
”Health Services Utilization, Associated Factors, and Direct Costs of Health Services Among Obese vs. Non-Obese Populations in Newfoundland and Labrador”



Dr. Guang Sun, Faculty of Medicine
“Discover the genetic culprits of obesity in the Newfoundland Population”

Dr. Terri-Lynn Young, Faculty of Medicine (Genetics)
“The clinical and genetic epidemiology of pediatric epilepsy in Newfoundland”



Dr. Susan Moore, Faculty of Medicine
"The Genetic and Clinical Epidemiology of Neuronal Ceroid Lipofucinosis (NCL, or Batten Disease) in Newfoundland"



Dr. Maria Matthews. Community Health and Humanties
"Rural/Urban Differences in Access to Cancer Treatment in Newfoundland and Labrador"

Dr. Deborah Kelly, School of Pharmacy
"Profiling prescription medication utilization in Newfoundland and Labrador: Optimizing the Quality of Drug Therapy"



Dr. Sean Connors, Faculty of Medicine (Cardiology)
"The clinical and genetic epidemiology of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) in Newfoundland"

Dr. Joan Crane, Faculty of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
"Use of transvaginal ultrasound to predict preterm birth in women with previous cone biopsy or loop electrosurgical excision procedure"

Dr. Vernon Curran, Faculty of Medicine
"A randomized control trial of the effectiveness of a computerized simulator for enhancing the retention of neonatal resuscitation skills"

Dr. Bridget Fernandez, Faculty of Medicine (Genetics)
"Newfoundland's burden of genetic disease - a study of over 5000 consecutive pediatric and neonatal resuscitation"

Dr. Karen Parsons, School of Nursing
"Why don't children with Asthma take their medication properly?"



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