NH Research Seminar Series

The NH Research Seminar Series is an opportunity to share and learn about health research that can inform Northern Health priorities. This series promotes research conducted in the north and also seeks to invite speakers highlighting relevant research across the globe. This series is open to everyone (NH staff, physicians, patients, community members, academic partners) All are welcome to join! The series are a free one hour presentation followed by thirty minutes of questions and discussion.

Upcoming series 2022/2023:

  • September 29, 2022
  • November 24, 2022
  • January 26, 2023
  • March 30, 2023
  • May 25, 2023

Where:

  • The presentations are held virtually via Zoom, Meeting ID: 642 0460 0308 Passcode: NHresearch

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Past presentations

2022
  • June:  A quality improvement approach to the appropriate use of antipsychotics in long-term care. Presented by: Tracee Dunn.
    Listen to the recording | Passcode: brownbag@2022
     
  • May: Building a Northern biobank: A community effort. Presented by: Dr. Nadine Caron.
     
  • March: Sustainability failure: Understanding the factors influencing sustainability of innovations in the Canadian health care system. Presented by: Dr. Raelene Marceau.
    Listen to the recording | Passcode: brownbag@2022
     
  • February: Barriers to engagement in patient-oriented research. Presented by: Dr. Davina Banner, Dr. Nancy Clark, Barbara Croome and Shayna Dolan.
    Listen to the recording | Passcode: brownbag@2022
     
  • January: Understanding the experience of rural maternity care providers during the COVID-19 response in British Columbia. Presented by: Catilin Blewett and Dr. Trina Fyfe.
    Listen to the recording | Passcode: brownbag@2022
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2021
  • November: What about the kids? Learnings from early years research initiatives in northern BC in the midst of COVID-19. Presented by: Dr. Caroline Sanders, Erica Koopmans, Lisa Provencher, Tess Amyot and Theresa Frank.
    Listen to the recording
     
  • October: From cumulative impacts to co-benefits: Why engaging intersectoral partners on the health impacts of resource development offers pathways to a healthier future for northern British Columbia. Presented by: Dr. Margot Parkes, Dr. Raina Fumerton and Sally Western.
    Listen to the recording
     
  • June: Climate change and health impacts in northern British Columbia: An overview. Presented by: Naomi Khan, Lisa Ronald and Paula Tait.
    Listen to the recording
     
  • February: Rehospitalization risk factors for mental health and substance use in northern British Columbia. Presented by: Jim Campbell.
    PDF PP presentation | Listen to the recording
     
  • January: Leveraging technology to support persons living with dementia in rural and northern communities. Presented by: Dr. Shannon Freeman and Dr. Richard McAloney.
    PDF PP presentation | Listen to the recording
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2020
  • November: Using hand sanitizer safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented by: Anne-Marie Nicol, PhD, National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH).
    PDF PP presentation | Listen to the recording
  • September: How creating a safe space for cultural safety conversations can bring about innovative ideas and inform change. Presented by: Victoria Carter and Semiguul.
    PDF PP presentation | Listen to the recording
  • June: Defining, enhancing and implementing a person and family centered care approach in long term care through DementiAbility, GPA, etc. Presented by: Marcia Bertschi and Cheryl Block.
    PDF PP presentation | Listen to the recording
  • May: Two-day protocol strategy to reduce wait times for nuclear medicine myocardial perfusion imaging at Fort St. John Hospital. Presented by: Gene Blair I. Saldana.
    PDF PP presentation | Listen to the recording
  • April: Exploring the experiences of rural emergency room nursing staff with recruitment and retention of rural physicians: A unique viewpoint on a systemic challenge. Presented by: Dietrich Furstenburg and Janna Olynick.
    PDF overview | Listen to the recording
  • February: Understanding barriers to health care access through cultural safety and ethical space: Indigenous people's experiences in Prince George, Canada. Presented by: Sarah Nelson and Kathi Wilson.
    PDF PP presentation | Listen to the recording
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2019
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2018
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