Partnership news

Chris McLeod speaks at AWCBC Learning Symposium

September 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod spoke about implementation and evaluation of workplace OHS interventions at the 2013 Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) Learning Symposium in Saint John, NB. View his presentation

Mieke Koehoorn speaks at the Scottish Informatics Programme conference

August 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn spoke about using existing data for health research at the Scottish Informatics Programme conference in St Andrews, Scotland on August 29. View her presentation.

Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

July 2013: Partnership staff Suhail Marino and Billy Quirke walked in the annual Walk for Truth, hosted by the Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) in Powell River, BC on June 22nd, to raise awareness of the hazards of asbestos and to honour victims of asbestos-related disease.

CIHR New Investigator award for Chris McLeod

June 2013: Congratulations to Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod on his receipt of a new investigator award for his research program on work and health.

Upcoming presentation on using workers compensation data in comparative, cross-jurisdictional research

June 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will speak about the promise and challenge of using workers compensation data in comparative, cross-jurisdictional research at the 23rd Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) in Utrecht, The Netherlands on June 20. Read more about our international comparative research.

Seminar: Does surgical setting or expedited fees matter for return-to-work after knee surgery?

May 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will give a CHEOS seminar at noon on May 22 at St Paul’s Hospital. More Partnership research on this topic.

Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

May 2013: The Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) is hosting the Walk for Truth on June 22 in Powell River, BC, to raise awareness of asbestos-related disease. Registration is now open.

Chris McLeod receives UBC Hampton Research Fund Award

May 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod is a recipient of a UBC Hampton Research Fund award for his project entitled “The health and well being consequences of the great recession: a comparative and cross-jurisdictional analysis.”

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