Health Care Professionals

Ministry Research Funding Opportunities

Career Scientist Awards

Results of Ministry Research Funding Opportunities

The Career Scientist Awards were allocated through a peer-reviewed process. Below is a list of the last successful applicants. Please note that this funding opportunity is no longer active.


Researcher and Institution Year Research Interests

Dr. Joseph Cafazzo
University of Toronto

2010

Examining Patient Self-Care in the Management of Diabetes: the Role of Information, Technology and Human Factors

Dr. Irfan Dhalla
St. Michael’s Hospital

2010

A Virtual Ward to Reduce Readmissions after Hospital Discharge

Dr. Louise Rose
University of Toronto

2010

Optimizing Outcomes for Critically-ill Patients with Acute and Long-Term Respiratory Failure

Dr. Feng Xie
McMaster University

2010

Evidence-Based Health Technology Assessment: Improving Outcomes, Optimizing Efficiency and Maintaining Sustainability in Chronic Disease Management in Ontario

Dr. Alain Gauthier
Laurentian University

2010

Smoking Behaviour and Franco-Ontarians: Understanding the Role of Physical Activity

Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya
St. Michael’s Hospital

2009

Improving Diabetes Care in Ontario: Closing the Knowledge to Action Loop

Dr. Amy Cheung
Sunnybrook Hospital

2009

Improving Quality of Care and Health Outcomes for Transitional Aged Youth with Depression

Dr. Andrea Gruneir
Women’s College Research Institute

2009

Using Emergency Department Visits by Older Adults as Indicators of Health System Performance

Dr. Jennifer Keelan
Dalla Lana School of Public Health

2009

The Utility of Web 2.0 for Knowledge-Exchange Concerning Immunization

Dr. Sisira Sarma
University of Western Ontario

2009

Understanding the Impact of Practice Settings on Physician Behaviour and Patient Outcomes

Dr. Jennifer Stinson
Hospital for Sick Children

2009

Using e-Health Technologies to Promote Self-Management in Youth with Chronic Health Conditions

Dr. Natalie Coburn
University of Toronto

2008

Improving Survival for Gastric Cancer Patients

Dr. Mary Fox
York University

2008

Factors Restricting Mobility in Older Adults with Chronic Disease

Dr. Andrea Gershon
University of Toronto

2008

Providing Evidence on the Impact of Medication on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Jeff Kwong
Sunnybrook Hospital

2008

Assessing Public Health Interventions for Infectious Diseases (APHIID)

Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen McMaster University

2008

Improving Pain Management in Long-Term Care

Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos
 St. Michael's Hospital

2008

Collaborative Mental Health Care for the Homeless

Dr. Lynn Martin
Lakehead University

2008

Integration, Equality, Delivery and Outcomes in Mental Health Services

Dr. Jill Cameron
University of Toronto

2007

Enabling Informal Caregivers Across the Care Continuum

Dr. Mike Landry
University of Toronto

2007

Forecasting Supply and Demand for Rehabilitation Human Resources

Dr. Clare Liddy
Elizabeth Bruyère Research Institute

2007

Chronic Disease Management & Prevention in Primary Care

Dr. Daria O'Reilly
McMaster University

2007

Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Diabetes Management in Ontario

Dr. Mark Oremus
McMaster University

2007

Willingness to Pay for Drug Treatments in Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Jean-Eric Tarride McMaster University

2007

The Development of New Methods for Health Technology Assessments and their Applications

Dr. John You
McMaster University

2007

Evidence-Based Decision-Making for Diagnostic Imaging in Ontario

 

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