Achievements & Awards

College of Nursing & Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research (MCNHR)

Congratulations to the College of Nursing and MCNHR members on the following research and scholarly accomplishments that have been reported to us for February 2019.


NEW GRANTS

Carlson, L.E., Balneaves, L.G., & Bao, T. (in-press). Methodology flaws and implications of a complementary medicine study. Published online January 24, 2019. JAMA Oncology. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.6631

Grant, S.J., Hunter, J., Seely, D., Balneaves, L.G., Rossi, E. & Bao, T. (2019). Integrative oncology:
International perspectives. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 18(1), 1-11. doi:10.1177/1534735418823266

Hack, T.F., Bell, A., Plohman, J., & Temple, B. (in-press). Research citation analysis of Canadian nursing academics: 9-year follow-up. Published online February, 2019. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi:10.1111/jan.13977

Ripat, J., Woodgate, R. L., & Bennett, L. (2019). Attitudes faced by young adults using assistive technology as depicted through photovoice. Disability and Society: Assistive Technology, 1-9 pages.doi:10.1080/17483107.2019.157111818.6631


AWARDS, HONOURS AND DISTINCTIONS

Vicki Charski, MN student (Advisor, Dr. Benita Cohen) as the recipient of the Greene Memorial Fellowship

Dr. Tom Hack had his Visiting Professorship at the Faculty of Health and Well-being at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston, United Kingdom, extended to January 31st, 2022.

Tara Horrill, PhD candidate (Advisor, Dr. Annette Schultz) for receiving a Rising Star in Research and Scholarship Award to attend the STTI Nursing Research Congress in Calgary, July 25-29, 2019.

Catherine Falvo MN student (Advisor, Dr. Michelle Lobchuk) as the recipient of the Johnson, Rose Mary and Frederick Allan Scholarship   

Vanessa Van Bewer, PhD candidate (Advisor, Dr. Roberta Woodgate) for receiving a Rising Star in Research and Scholarship Award to attend the STTI Nursing Research Congress in Calgary, July 25-29, 2019.

Stephanie Van Haute, MN student (Advisor, Dr. Annette Schultz) as the recipient of the Johnson, Rose Mary and Frederick Allan Scholarship 


PRESENTATIONS (KEYNOTE, INVITED, AND CONFERENCES)

Balneaves, L.G. (Plenary Presentation) (2018, February). Top 10 things you need to know about cannabis. Wellness and Empowerment Conference for Winnipeg Adult Education Centre. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  

Balneaves, L.G. (2018, February). Medical and non-medical cannabis: What health professionals need to know. Presentation to the Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks Hospital. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Balneaves, L.G. (2018, February). Medical and non-medical cannabis: What nurses need to know. Presentation to the St. Boniface Hospital Chapter of the Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU). Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Balneaves, L.G. (Keynote) (2018, February). Cannabis and the nurse: Implications of legalization. Nursing, Red River College. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Balneaves, L.G. (2019, January). Complementary therapies in metastatic breast cancer. Presentation to the Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group at CancerCare Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Balneaves, L.G. (2019, January). Complementary medicine and prostate cancer: Making safe and informed choices. Presentation to the Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group. Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 

Balneaves, L.G. (Invited) (2019, January). Understanding the potential health effects of cannabis on Canadian. Winnipeg West Rotary Club, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  

Balneaves, L.G. (2018, December). Cannabis and nursing: Beginning the dialogue. College of Nursing, University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Baxter, P, & Udod, SA. (2019, February). Priority setting in nursing administration research: A rapid review of the literature. Creating Healthy Work Environments, Sigma Theta Tau. New Orleans, LA, USA. 

Bekkering, H. & Woodgate, R. L. (2019, March). The parental experience of unexpectedly losing a child in the pediatric emergency department. 31st World Congress on Pediatric Nursing - Exploring Knowledge Translation & Innovations in Pediatric Nursing Care. Paris, France.

Cohen, B.  (Invited Presentation) (2019). Is public health capacity for health equity action weakening in Canada? Inter-Regional Meeting of Provincial/Regional Medical Officers of Health & Population/Public Health Managers, Manitoba Health & Healthy Living. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Daeninck, P. & Balneaves, L.G. (2018, December). Cannabis: What people living with cancer need to know. Public presentation to CancerCare Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 

Daeninck, P. & Balneaves, L.G. (2019, February). Cannabis: What people living with cancer need to know. Public presentation to CancerCare Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB, Canada. (second offering)

Mitchell, K.M. (Oral Concurrent Session) (2019). An analysis of the writing context in nursing education: Lessons for pedagogy from qualitative research. WNRCASN. Edmonton, AB, Canada. 

Rohatinsky, N, Udod, SA, Anonson, J, & Rennie, D. (2019, February). Optimizing professional wellbeing and patient outcomes through the use of mentorship in rural workplaces. Creating Healthy Work Environments, Sigma Theta Tau. New Orleans, LA, USA.