Margot A. Latimer

Contact via Dalhousie University

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Recent Research Projects

Chronic Pain Network

2015/16-2020/21 • $12,760,750 • PI,CO,Other
In addition to profound personal suffering, the cost of chronic pain to society across the lifespan is greater than that from cancer and heart disease combined. Canada is recognized as a world leader in pain research productivity and training, and per capita produces twice as many pain related...

The Wabanaki-Labrador Indigenous Health Research Network

2019/20-2020/21 • $1,049,065 • PI,CO,Other
Guided by the principles of co-learning, co-mentorship, and relational ethics, the Wabanaki-Labrador Indigenous Health Research Network seeks to transform Indigenous health research, by supporting and promoting community-driven research to produce meaningful, ethical, and respectful research...

Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network

2017/18-2020/21 • $999,990 • PI,CO,Other
The goal of the AIM Network is to expand and augment research capacity, skills, and career trajectories of Indigenous early career researchers and trainees at all post-secondary levels (undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral) in Indigenous health research within Atlantic Canada. Our Network,...

Listening to Children's Voices - Promoting Indigenous Mental Wellness (I aM Well)

2019/20-2020/21 • $381,290 • PI,CO,Other
Indigenous children face serious health inequities in Canada. Suicide rates among youth, a marker of the devastating impact of intergenerational trauma, are higher in rural and remote communities where access to treatment is limited, and children are reluctant to seek help. There is currently an...

Advancing Indigenous Health Nursing Research, Education and Practice by Mobilizing Indigenous Knowledge and Strengthening Partnerships

2019/20-2020/21 • $209,000 • PI
Indigenous children are the fastest growing cohort of children in Canada and Indigenous Peoples recognize their knowledge systems are the way forward to support health and healing and for the next generation to thrive. Two-Eyed Seeing is an approach that recognizes the strengths of both...

The Impact of Cultural Connectedness on Mental Wellness in Indigenous Children and Youth

2020/21 • $50,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
This research respectfully involves Indigenous communities. Indigenous peoples face significant health inequities when compared with the rest of Canadians, which is evident even among children and youth. First Nations children and youth have higher rates of acute and chronic pain, mental...

Valuing Indigenous Emotional Wellness -- Reviewing programs to enhance support for children in rural and remote communities

2020/21 • $50,000 • PI,CO,Other
One of the most sustained consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic will be its impact on emotional wellness (or mental health). Indigenous children at much higher risk of emotional health issues than their non-Indigenous peers. Health leaders must rapidly prepare to manage the emerging emotional...

Using a Co-learning Approach to Create a Collaborative Community-led Solution to Improve Indigenous Children's Ear and Oral Wellness and Healthy Development for School Readiness

2019/20 • $100,000 • PI,CO
Indigenous children living in Canada have the highest rates of physical pain-related conditions but are less likely to be treated for them. Untreated pain, including that associated with poor ear and oral health, have a profound impact on children in terms of their social-emotional wellness,...