Research Day

All are welcome to attend

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Theatre 264, Apotex Centre | 750 McDermot Avenue

Research Day Poster

Research Day Program

Rapid Fire Presentations | 1:00-2:45 PM

Rapid Fire Presenters-Faculty and Residents:
·         Gregg Tkachuk, PhD -
Group ACT for Chronic Pain
·         Jolene Kinley, PhD -
CBTm Classes in a Rural Program
·         Dale Dirkse -
Internet-delivered CBT for Cancer Survivors
·         David Willoughby -
Self-Regulation in Students with Learning Disabilities
·         Andrea Piotrowski, PhD -
Psychologists: The Profession of Leaders
·         Norah Vincent, PhD -
Sleeping Without Pills (SWOP) Online Program
·         Jonathan Jette, PhD -
Multidisciplinary Team Consultation in Rural Practice
·         Carl von Baeyer, PhD -
Preschool-aged Children Pain Intensity Reporting

Keynote Address | 3:00-4:30 PM

“Using Data to Improve Care”

Presented by Dr. Eric Bohm
Eric Bohm headshot

Professor of Surgery, University of Manitoba,
Concordia Hip and Knee Institute;
Director of Health System Performance, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

Learning Objectives:

  • Overview of health systems performance
  • Understand the characteristics of health system performance indicators
  • Understand methods for reporting health system performance, along with their effectiveness
  • Understand how reporting can provide quality assurance and drive improvement
  • Apply measurement principles to your area of practice
Past Keynote Speakers

Improving Cognition in Severe Mental Illness: New Methods to Promote Restoration of Functioning
Dr. Chris Bowie
Professor, Queen's University

Changes in mental health with age: Is it the best of times or the worst of times
Dr. Corey MacKenzie
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba

Investing in Children, Youth, Families and Communities: Priorities and Opportunities for Psychological Science and Service in Manitoba
Dr. Rob Santos
Healthy Child Manitoba

Beyond Statistical Significance: One Psychologist’s Discovery of How Qualitative Methods Can Enhance Research Programs

Dr. Diane Hiebert-Murphy
Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba

The Academic Clinician: Integrating research and clinical service as a professional psychologist

Dr. Lesley Graff, Dr. Maxine Holmqvist, Dr. Norah Vincent
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba

Research Ethics
Dr. John Arnett
Chair, Health Research Ethics Board, University of Manitoba

The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy as a resource for research and service planning

Dr. Patricia Martens
Director, Manitoba Center for Health Policy, University of Manitoba