Announcing Awards Recipients for the 2014 NLCAHR Awards

Sep 24th, 2014


Announcing Awards Recipients for the 2014 NLCAHR Awards

Congratulations to this year's winners:

Project Grants

  • Maria Mathews, The Impact of Retention Bonus Payments of Physician Retention and Turnover in Newfoundland & Labrador - $25,000
  • Laurie Twells & Debbie Gregory, A population-based evaluation of the economic outcomes associated with bariatric surgery in Newfoundland and Labrador - $25,000
  • Shabnam Asghari & Guang Sun, Who we are, where we came from, and how we live: Factors contributing to a high-risk lipid profile in Newfoundland - $24,940.75

 Doctoral Research Grants 

  • Yun Zhu, Folate, Alcohol Consumption and Colorectal Cancer Survival: A Mendelian Randomization Study $8,000

 Master’s Research Grants ($5,000 each)

  • Christopher Olsen, An examination of the Interim Federal Health Program in St. John's, Newfoundland
  • Jacques Van Wijk, Change in risk factor status following diagnosis of incident cardiovascular disease and diabetes, in a Newfoundland cohort
  • Jennifer Shears, Optimizing Recovery Post-Stroke: A Comparison of two methods to relearn symmetry when moving from sitting to standing
  • Lian Shi, Exploring Causal Association Between Smoking, Alcohol Consumption, and Colorectal Cancer in Newfoundland:  a Mendelian Randomization Study


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