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Active Projects

CHSPR researchers are engaged in research in a range of subjects that are current priorities for Ontario’s health care system, including: primary care, Aboriginal health, disability policy, delivery of care for people with disabilities, mental health services research, chronic disease management, and public health. Projects currently underway at CHSPR are featured below.

PROJECT
INVESTIGATORS
FUNDING DETAILS
DURATION
Primary Health Care Program
 
Stewart M,  Bhattacharyya O, Dahrouge S, Dolovich L, Glazier RH, Green ME, Hogg W, Liddy C, Phillips S,  Regan S, Terry A, Zwarenstein M

$3,720,000
MOHLTC Health Systems Research Fund
Apr 2013 – Mar 2016
Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Community-driven Innovations and Strategic Scale-up Toolkits
 
Harris S, Barre D, Bhattacharyya O, Dannenbaum D, Dawson K, Dyck R,  Episkenew J, Green ME,  Hanley A, Lavallee B, Macaulay M,  McComber A,  Parry M,  Reichert S, Salsberg J, Thind A, Tobe S, Toth E, Walsh A, Wortman J, Zwarenstein M, et al.

$2,500,000
CIHR Community-Based Primary Health Care Team Grant
Apr 2013 – Mar 2018
Reducing the Burden of Diabetes on First Nations people in Ontario: using population level data to inform policy and practice

Green ME(PI), Walker J, Jacklin K, Shah B, Jones C, and Moineddin R. 
$770,000
Ontario SPOR Support Unit IMPACT Award
June 2015 – June 2018
Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Community-driven Innovations and Strategic Scale-up Toolkits.
Harris S, Barre D, Bhattacharyya O, Dannenbaum D, Dawson K, Dyck R,  Episkenew J, Green ME,  Hanley A, Lavallee B, Macaulay M,  McComber A,  Parry M,  Reichert S, Salsberg J, Thind A, Tobe S, Toth E, Walsh A, Wortman J, Zwarenstein M, et al.
 
$200,000
Lawson Foundation
Sept 2014 – Mar 2018
A Comparative Analysis of Centralized Waiting Lists for Unattached and Complex Patients Implemented in Six Canadian Provinces.
Breton M(PI), Green ME (Co-PI), Jobu J, Kreinder S, Sutherland J, Marnett M, Brouselle A Contandriopoulus D, Crooks V, Dube F, Dulude S, Shaw J, Tunbull M and Wong S.  CIHR SPOR PIHCN Quickstrike Award.  March 2016-March 2017.  $98,110.
 
$98,110
CIHR SPOR PIHCN Quickstrike Award
Mar 2016 – March 2017
Infoway Remote Patient Monitoring Program Benefits Evaluation.
 
 
Carson S, Broman K, Green ME.   
$72,276
Wellington Waterloo Futures Development Corporation.
 
Jan 2015 – Oct 2016
Linking Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance System (CPCSSN) data with administrative data from ICES for complex patients to better understand utilization patterns and care requirements
 
Birtwhistle R(PI), Williamson T, Green ME, Darouge S, Glazier R, Greiver M, Barber D,  and Terry A.  
$48,048
Applied Health Research Question: INSPIRE-PHC Subgrant
Mar 2014 – Mar 2015
Reducing the Burden of Diabetes on First Nations people in Ontario: using population level data to inform policy and practice
 
Green ME(PI), Walker J, Jacklin K, Shah B, Jones C, and Moineddin R.
 
$17,000
Ontario SPOR Support Unit IMPACT Award Development Grant
Mar 2015 – May 2015
Validity of CPCSSN’S Depression Diagnostic Algorithm Incorporating Patient Reports. 
Green ME(PI), Savage C, Birtwhistle R, Stuart H, Bowring E and Barber D. CSPC/Dept of Family Medicine Internal Seed Funding Competition.  Nov 2014-Dec 2015.  $16,000.
 
$16,000
CSPC/Dept of Family Medicine Internal Seed Funding Competition
Nov 2014 – Dec 2015

 

PROJECT
INVESTIGATORS
FUNDING DETAILS
DURATION
Training Grant for PhD Students to the Queen’s/PAHO/WHO Regional Training Centre for Psychiatric and Behavioural Epidemiology

Stuart H
$90,000
Opening Minds, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Youth Network
2009 – Present
Student Stipend
Stuart H
$200,000
Bell Canada
 
Mar 2011 – Mar 2016
Student Stipend
Stuart H
$50,000
Ken Grewell Family
 
2012 – 2016
Disability and Primary Care in Bangladesh: AHEAD
Jalovcic D, Pete M, Krupa T, Villeneuve M, Lysaght R, McColl MA
 
$5,000,000
Canadian International Development Agency
2012 –2017
Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair
 
Stuart H
$1,000,000
Bell Canada
2012 –2017
The Caring Campus:  An Intervention Project
 
Stuart H, Chen S-P, Krupa T. 
$1,730,000
Movember Canada
Nov 2013 – Oct 2016
Enhancing Community Participation in Canadians with Physical Disabilities: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Partnered Strategy
 
Martin Ginis K, McBride C, Beauchamp M, Eng J, Miller W, Mortenson W, McColl MA et al.
$2,643,997
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Apr 2014 – Apr 2021
Actionable Nuggets ™ designed for family physicians to improve the clinical management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
 
Smith K, Aiken A, McColl MA, McColl A
 
$80,000
GlaxoSmithKline
Training Grant for PhD Students to the Queen’s/PAHO/WHO Regional Training Centre for Psychiatric and Behavioural Epidemiology
 
Oct 2015 – Oct 2016
Exploring Stigma, Discrimination and Recovery-based Perspectives Towards Mental Illness and Substance Use Problems Among Primary Health Care Providers Across Ontario
 
Akwatu K, Corrigan P, Agic B, Bobbili S, Hamilton H, Sapag J, Patten S, Mann R, Stuart H.
$575,115
CIHR
Apr 2014 – Apr 2016
Beyond Silence:  Exploring the Impact of Contact-based Education in the Workplace on Early Intervention and Support for Healthcare Workers with Mental Health Issues
 
Moll SE, MacDermid J, Kirsh B, Stuart H, Patten S. 
$150,000
Ontario Mental Health Foundation
Apr 2014 – Apr 2016
Enhancing community participation in Canadians with physical disabilities: Development, implementation
and evaluation of a partnered strategy

Martin-Ginis K, McBride C, Beauchamp, M., Eng, J., Miller,W., Mortenson, W., McColl, M.A. et al.
$37,713
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Apr 2014 – Apr 2021
Effects of post-secondary education on daily activity patterns of disabled persons; A measure of social inclusion
 
Wilson C, McColl MA, Parsons J
$32,620
Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund
 
Sept 2014 – Mar 2015
Wait times for home-based rehabilitation in Ontario
Knott C, McColl MA
$30,000
Senate Advisory Research Committee/Principal’s Development Fund
 
Sept 2015 – Aug 2016
Student Stipend
Stuart H
$25,000
Donor, Funds received through Office of Advancement
Sept 2015 – Sept 2017
Caregivers Experience with Symptom Response Kits (SRKs)
Collaborative project with: CHSPR (Knott C); Queen’s Palliative Medicine; South East CCAC; and South East LHIN
 
$24,000
South East Local Health Integration Network
Jan 2015 – Jan 2016
Spiritual Care in the community following rehabilitation
McColl MA, Elford N, Smith K, Colwell K 
$15,000
Sabbatical Grant
 
Sept 2014 – July 2015
Wait times for home-based rehabilitation: The impact of rehospitalization
 
McColl MA, Knott C
 
$9,955
Women’s Giving Circle Fund Competition
Apr 2014 – May 2015
Wait times for home-based rehabilitation: The impact of rehospitalization
McColl MA, Knott C
 
$8,960
Principal’s Development Fund and Senate Advisory Committee (SARC)

Apr 2014 – May 2015
Actionable Nuggets for Breast Cancer
Smith K, Aiken A, McColl S, McColl MA, Lucktar Flude M, Langley H

Unfunded Research
 
Jan 2014 - Present
Actionable Nuggets for COPD
Smith K, Aiken A, McColl S, McColl MA, Lucktar Flude M, Langley H
Unfunded Research
Jan 2014 - Present

 

PROJECT
INVESTIGATORS
FUNDING SOURCE
DURATION
New Statistical Methods for Population-based Studies of Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Medications: Development, Validation and Applications
 
Abrahamowicz M, Bernatsky S, Brophy J, Buckeridge D, Capek R, Delaney C, Dixon W, Ionescu-Ittu R, Lacaille D, Lévesque LE, Levy A, Moride Y, Pilote L, Tamblyn R
$695,137
CIHR Institute of Population Health
2011 –2016
Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network
Heyland D, Johnson A, Jeejeebhoy K, Graham T, Mutch D, Duncan A, Mourtzakis M, Pichora D, Bryant T, Tremblay A, Cook D, Muscedere J, Kumar A, Sinuff T, You J, Cohen R, Stajduhar K, Kelley ML, Rodney P
 
$45,297,803
Networks Centre of Excellence
2012 –2017
Gender gap in bioequivalent statin use and cardiovascular events amongst elderly patients with diabetes in Ontario
 
Johnson A, Farahani PN
$20,000
Queen’s University Department of Medicine
2013 - 2015
Is there an obesity paradox in outcomes following cardiac surgery in Canada?
Johnson A, Parlow J, Milne B
$7,309
Queen’s University Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
 
2013 - 2015
CAN-AIM Team DSEN Targeted Research Prospective Studies
Bermatsky S, Abrahamowicz M, Lévesque LE, Pilote L, Levy A, Moride Y, Rahme E
$518,000
CIHR Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network
 
2013 – 2016
Evaluation of blood product utilization, healthcare resource consumption and patient outcomes in novel oral anticoagulant-related bleeding
 
Johnson A, Schulman S, Dowlatshahi D, Xu Y*, Holbrook A, Simpson A, Wells P, Giulivi A, Heddle N
$304,406
CIHR Operating Grant - Priority Announcement: Prospective Active Surveillance
 
2013 – 2016
The Impact of the HPV vaccine on Adolescent Health Outcomes: The Ontario Grade 8 HPV Vaccine Cohort Study
 
Lévesque LE, Smith LM*, Kaufman J, Strumpf E, Kwong JC
$282,340
CIHR Human Development, Child and Youth Health
2013 –2016
Annual minimum pediatric anesthesiologist case volume for clinical competence or annual pediatric anesthesiologist case volume in Ontario
 
Johnson A, Milne B, Parlow J
$6,436
Queen’s University Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
2014 - 2015
Burden of Disease of Pulmonary Hypertension in Ontario
 
Dilshan Wijeratne T, Johnson A, Archer S, Brogly S, McClure S, Lougheed D
$13,702
Queen’s University Department of Medicine
 
2014 - 2015
Thoracic Aortic Disease in Ontario: Occurrence and Treatment
 
McClure S, Johnson A, Brogly S
$55,000
CTAQ Endowment Fund
2014 - 2015
Trends and Costs of Spinal Fusion Surgery in Ontario: A Population-Based Study
 
Johnson A, Xu Y*, Yen D
$9,605
KGH Medical Research Endowment Fund
2014-2015
Education and Practice in Perioperative Pain Management at Two Academic Centres in Rwanda
Johnson A, Parlow J, Mahaffey R, Goldstein DH, VanDenKerkhof EG, Wilson R, Twagirumugabe T
$58,205
Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants (CAREG), Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
 
2014 – 2016
The Re-Energize Study – A randomized trial of enteral glutamine to minimize thermal injury: A multi-center, binational, randomized trial
Heyland D, Wischmeyer P, Johnson A, Tredget T, Jeschke M, Logsetty S, Turgeon A, Dal Cin A, Stelfox T, Kemalyan N, Wibbenmeyer L, Foster K, Garrel D, Shaffle J
 
$500,000
CIHR
2014 - 2019
Epidemiology of Mitochondrial Disease in Ontario, Canada: Incidence and Treatment
 
Brogly S, Johnson A, Archer S
$50,000 USD
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
2015 - 2016