Barry Lavallee


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The Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net)

2017/18-2020/21 • $1,018,493 • PI,CO
We are a team of community- and university-based Indigenous and ally scholars from a consortium of three Manitoba-based Indigenous organizations (Nanaandawewigamig First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba, the Manitoba Metis Federation, and the Manitoba Inuit Association) and four...

Improving responsiveness across the continuum of kidney health care in rural and remote Manitoba First Nation communities (I-KHealth)

2018/19-2020/21 • $978,413 • PI,CO
Manitoba First Nations (MFNs) have the highest documented prevalence and the second highest incidence of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) in Canada. Those living in rural/remote locations and requiring care experience significant barriers. Although preventable, nephrologists heard FN patients,...

Implementing the 'Patients' Charter of Tuberculosis Care' in High Incidence Indigenous Communities and Across Jurisdictional Borders

2019/20-2020/21 • $431,290 • PI,CO,Other
The Pathways to Health Equity for Indigenous Peoples, a signature initiative launched by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, encourages the involvement of community partners in the development of evidence-based interventions that can be expanded over time to improve the health of...

The Next Generation Longitudinal Birth Cohort: Early childhood beta cell and renal function in offspring exposed to maternal T2D.

2020/21 • $100,000 • PI,CO
Rationale: T2D in childhood continues to increase worldwide and affects Indigenous children and families more than non-Indigenous populations. Childhood onset T2D is associated with high rates of early onset rapidly progressive kidney disease. Exposure to T2D in the womb is accepted to be a...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Enhancement and Adaptation of Community-driven Innovations and Scale-up Toolkits

2016/17-2019/20 • $652,110 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, there are significant disparities between the health status of Indigenous peoples and the general population with respect to diabetes. Community-driven innovations, activated by quality improvement processes, have the potential to reform local healthcare. The goal of the proposed...

The Micro- and Macro-Construction of Induced Displacement: Experiences, Health Outcomes and Future Plans of Little Saskatchewan First Nation

2015/16-2018/19 • $617,855 • PI,CO
Few studies have systematically documented the health outcomes of induced displacement (ID) as experienced by Indigenous peoples. In 2011, all members of Little Saskatchewan First Nation (LSFN) experienced an emergency evacuation due to a human-made flood. To date, over 200 on-reserve members...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Community-driven Innovations and Strategic Scale-up Toolkits

2013/14-2016/17 • $2,500,000 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, significant disparities between the health status of Indigenous peoples and the general population exist, particularly for chronic diseases such as diabetes. There is a pressing need to shift the present episodic care focus common to most First Nations communities, to one that...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Enhancement and Adaptation of Community-driven Innovations and Scale-up Toolkits

2016/17 • $5,744 • PI,CO,Other
Given the dramatic rise and impact of chronic disease and gaps in care in Indigenous communities, a shift from the existing episodic healthcare model common in Indigenous communities to one that integrates prevention and chronic disease management is needed. To assist with this transition, the...

The Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net)

2015/16 • $24,999 • PI,CO
We are a team of community- and university-based Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars from a consortium of three Manitoba-based Indigenous organizations (Nanaandawe Wigamig First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba, the Manitoba Metis Federation, and the Manitoba Inuit...

Developing a Diabetes Prevention Intervention: Identifying and Targeting Contextually-Relevant Stressors

2011/12-2014/15 • $812,153 • PI,CO
The prevalence of diabetes is higher among Canadian First Nations populations compared to the general population. This disparity began to be noted in the 1980s. Since that time the problem has worsened; diabetes prevalence has increased, and the condition develops at a younger age and is...

A critical ethnography examining Little Saskatchewan First Nation community members' experiences of induced displacement: Promoting pimachiwiin

2014/15 • $100,000 • PI,CO
Historically, the relocation of First Nation communities has commonly occurred. Few studies have examined the health impacts of relocation as experienced by First Nations Peoples. In 2011, all members of Little Saskatchewan First Nation, located 225 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, experienced...

CIHR Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research

2013/14 • $1,000,000 • PI,CO
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Strategic Planning to Support First Nations Communities Participating in the FORGE AHEAD Program

2013/14 • $24,997 • PI,CO,Other
The proposed planning activities, including a face-to-face meeting, will enhance existing partnerships as well as foster the development of new partnerships by bringing together members of a national steering committee that includes First Nations (FN) community representatives, academic...

CIHR Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research

2010/11-2012/13 • $9,297,961 • PI,CO
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Exploring the role of established and non-traditional risk factors on diabetes and cardiovascular disease among a Manitoba First Nation population.

2011/12-2012/13 • $262,092 • PI,CO
The prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease among Canada's First Nation populations is, for the most part, greater than among the general Canadian population. Both of these related conditions are the cause of decreased quality of life, increased morbidity and premature mortality. The...

First Nations Community-Based Chronic Disease System Improvment Strategy - Planning Grant

2011/12 • $24,999 • PI,CO
The purpose of this application is to request funding for a series of planning meetings that will be used to form a national, interdisciplinary research team with expertise in First Nations health and to develop a submission for the Team Grant in Community-Based Primary Healthcare. The...

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