Dec. 21, 2016

We are pleased to announce the results of the October 2016 Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship competition.

Applications Received

The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit received a total of 51 submissions in the October 2016 competition, which resulted in the approval of 13 Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship awards for a success rate of 25%.

Official Notification

Formal result letters will be sent to all applicants in January 2017. The names of the successful applicants for the Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship awards are listed below. The formal letters will serve as the official decision should there be any discrepancy with the material on the website.

October 2016 Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship

Awardee Supervisor Supervisor Department Institution Project Title
Bedingfield, Nancy J.Barnabe, CherylMedicineUniversity of CalgaryEnhancing HPV Immunization in Alberta First Nations Communities: A Comparative Case Study Approach
Blanchard, IanDoig, Christopher J.Critical Care MedicineUniversity of CalgaryAn Assessment of the Impact of Time to Paramedic Treatment on Patient Outcomes in the Alberta Emergency Medical Services System: Building a Comprehensive Database and Identifying Patient Priorities in Outcomes
Donald, MaoliosaHemmelgarn, BrendaCommunity Health SciencesUniversity of CalgaryEnhancing Patient Self-management of Chronic Kidney Disease: Identification and Testing of Optimal Strategies
Grazziotin Lago, Luiza R.Marshall, Deborah A.Community Health SciencesUniversity of CalgaryIncorporating Colorectal Cancer Patient Preferences into Health Technology Assessment
Kebbe, MaryamBall, Geoff D. C.PediatricsUniversity of AlbertaInvestigating and Addressing Lifestyle Behaviours of Adolescents with Obesity in Pediatric Weight Management
McClure, NathanJohnson, Jeffrey A.University of AlbertaGenerating Evidence and Advice for Minimally Important Differences on EQ5D and Patient-reported Outcome Measures
Neville, Alexandra J.Noel, MelaniePsychologyUniversity of CalgaryUnderstanding the Roles of Parent Behaviours and Mental Health in Pediatric Chronic Pain
Poole, JuliaDobson, Keith S.PsychologyUniversity of CalgaryAn Innovative Clinical Treatment for Primary Care Patients with Depression
Shi, YanjunLee, Bonnie K.Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgePatient Engagement in Gauging the Relational Gap in Addiction Treatment
Soltani, SabineNoel, MelaniePsychologyUniversity of CalgaryThe Roles of Attention and Transdiagnostic Risk Factors in Co-occurring Anxiety and Pediatric Chronic Pain: A Longitudinal Eye Tracking Study
Su, AlexParent, Eric C.Physical TherapyUniversity of AlbertaThe Immediate Effects of Scoliosis-specific 3D Autocorrection Exercises on the Apical Vertebral Translation and Coronal Balance in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis
Weaver, Colin G.Williamson, Tyler S.Community Health SciencesUniversity of CalgaryUse of Primary Care Electronic Medical Record Data to Predict Use and Repeat Use of Acute Health Care Services
Whittier, DanielleBoyd, Steven K.RadiologyUniversity of CalgaryPrediction and Systematic Prevention of Fragility Fractures at the Distal Radius using HR-pQCT as a Novel Method for Diagnosis of Osteoporosis

This list of successful applications is provided for information purposes only. The formal offer of award letter will serve as the official decision should there be any discrepancy with material presented on the website. Awards are subject to the agreement of the Award Terms and Conditions.

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