2016 award recipients

The 2016 competition resulted in the approval of 13 Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship awards to individuals in Alberta who are undertaking graduate research with a patient-oriented approach.

Nancy J. Bedingfield

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: Enhancing HPV Immunization in Alberta First Nations Communities: A Comparative Case Study Approach

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Maryam Kebbe

Institution: University of Alberta

Project Title: Investigating and Addressing Lifestyle Behaviours of Adolescents with Obesity in Pediatric Weight Management

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Yanjun Shi

Institution: University of Lethbridge

Project Title: Patient Engagement in Gauging the Relational Gap in Addiction Treatment

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Danielle Whittier

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: Prediction and Systematic Prevention of Fragility Fractures at the Hip using HR-pQCT as a Novel Method for Diagnosis of Osteoporosis

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Ian Blanchard

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: An Assessment of the Impact of Time to Paramedic Treatment on Patient Outcomes in the Alberta Emergency Medical Services System: Building a Comprehenive Database and Identifying Patient Priorities in Outcomes

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Nathan McClure

Institution: University of Alberta

Project Title: Generating Evidence and Advice for Minimally Important Differences on EQ5D and Patient-reported Outcome Measures

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Sabine Soltani

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: The Roles of Attention and Transdiagnostic Risk Factors in Co-occurring Anxiety and Pediatric Chronic Pain: A Longitudinal Eye Tracking Study

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Maoliosa (Mo) Donald

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: Enhancing Patient Self-management of Chronic Kidney Disease: Identification and Testing of Optimal Strategies

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Alexandra J. Neville

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: Understanding the Roles of Parent Behaviours and Mental Health in Pediatric Chronic Pain

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Alex Su

Institution: University of Alberta

Project Title: The Immediate Effects of Scoliosis-specific 3D Autocorrection Exercises on the Apical Vertebral Translation and Coronal Balance in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis

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Luiza R. Grazziotin Lago

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: Incorporating Colorectal Cancer Patient Preferences into Health Technology Assessment

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Julia Poole

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: An Innovative Clinical Treatment for Primary Care Patients with Depression

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Colin Weaver

Institution: University of Calgary

Project Title: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Canada Graduate Scholarship

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