Alice B. Aiken

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Defining the Longitudinal Course, Outcomes, and Treatment Needs of Vulnerable Canadians with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

2015/16-2020/21 • $1,695,396 • PI,Other
Context. Although stress is a recurring and omnipresent problem, there are major gaps in knowledge about the hallmark condition related to traumatic stress (i.e., posttraumatic stress disorder [PTSD]). Over 70% of Canadians are exposed to traumatic events (e.g., physical injury, assault) in...

A sea of change and a bridge to the future: Health System Impact through population health integration within Nova Scotia's health service and delivery system

2018/19-2020/21 • $124,083 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
The social and societal conditions that are part of modern life are impacting the health of communities, families and people in ways that are very complex and in many cases, unfair or unjust. More than ever, these complex issues require that health systems consider their role beyond delivering...

The new platform for sexualized violence: A feminist poststructural analysis of women's experiences using online dating apps

2019/20-2020/21 • $100,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
While online dating has been available for many years, the increase in modern technology has spurred a growth in the amount of online dating apps and dating app users. There is reason to believe that as dating moves online, so does sexualized violence against women. Research exploring this...

EDI Stipend

2020/21 • $19,500 • PI
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Quantitative functional magnetic resonance imaging for the management of brain injuries

2014/15-2016/17 • $400,007 • PI,CO,Other
Traumatic closed-head brain injury is a large and growing problem among otherwise healthy, often young, people in Canada. Clinical evidence shows that even concussion, TBI's mildest form, can result in disability because of the development of symptoms that last long after the injury....

Training Modernization Start Up Grant, Eastern Canada

2016/17 • $100,000 • PI,Other
Dalhousie University Faculty of Health Professions (FHP) and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) have an established, shared, commitment to enhance training, development and utilization of health services and policy research (HSPR) across Eastern Canada. Through the training Modernization...

A snapshot of the physical and mental health status of older veterans recruited into the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging: First analyses of the CLSA Veterans Health Initiative

2016/17 • $70,000 • PI,CO
An estimated 600,000 Canadian Forces Veterans are alive today including approximately 75,000 from WWII and 9,000 from the Korean War. Little is known, however, about the physical and/or mental health of this population subgroup as they age and whether the trajectory of aging is different from...

Efficacy of a physical therapy intervention for the early treatment of acute ankle sprains identified in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial

2010/11-2011/12 • $442,313 • PI,CO
Soft tissue injuries to the ankle (ankle sprains) are common injuries treated in Canadian emergency departments. An important proportion (up to 40%) of these injuries result in chronic functional limitations that may affect work and leisure activities. However, there is little evidence...

Military and Veterans Health Research Forum

2010/11 • $14,000 • PI,CO
This national forum will be an important gathering of health professionals and researchers interested in military and Veteran health research and will attract more than 250 Canadian and international delegates. This forum will give participants an opportunity to share in the latest research...