Heather L. Mcdonald



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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...

Implementing Land Based Resiliency in First Nations Youth: The 'This is Who We Are' Program

2016/17-2019/20 • $305,793 • PI,CO,Other
Implementing Land Based Resiliency in First Nations Youth: The 'This is Who We Are' Program This project continues the work that was completed with Seabird Island Band by spreading our suicide prevention strategy, a land-based resiliency program for youth, to four new communities. This work is...

FORGE AHEAD: Program Findings Interpretation and Knowledge Translation Workshop

2017/18 • $24,900 • PI,CO
The collaborative development, implementation and evaluation of the Program Findings Interpretation & Knowledge Translation (KT) Workshop will facilitate the process of ethical Program-end Knowledge Translation in the national five-year FORGE AHEAD Research Program with core funding from CIHR....

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...

Land Based Resiliency in First Nations Youth: This is Who We Are

2016/17 • $7,273 • PI,CO,Other
Lay abstract Building land-based resilience in Fraser Valley First Nations Youth This project develops a team and an Indigenous research approach to explore youth suicide prevention in First Nations youth. In order to develop the team and our approach, we will forefront Indigenous ideas as we...

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...

Building Resilience in Fraser Valley First Nations Youth

2014/15 • $99,716 • PI,CO,Other
This project develops a team and an Indigenous research approach to explore youth suicide prevention in First Nations youth. In order to develop the team and our approach, we will forefront Indigenous ideas as we create our processes and train the team. The project will develop and pilot a youth...

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...

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