Jo-Ann M. Macdonald

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CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS (REACH 3.0) - A National Canadian Research and Knowledge Mobilization Network to Connect People to Testing and Care and Reduce Stigma for HIV, HCV and other Sexually and Bloodborne Infections (STBBI)

2019/20-2020/21 • $1,753,308 • PI,CO,Other
Since 2009, the CIHR Centre for REACH (1.0/2.0) has been a Canadian leader in collaborative, interdisciplinary, and community-driven HIV/STBBI services and population health research. REACH supports a nation-wide team - with hubs in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan,...

The CIHR CBR Collaborative: A Program of REACH

2017/18-2020/21 • $1,156,290 • PI,CO,Other
The CIHR CBR Collaborative: A Program of REACH (CBR Collaborative 2.0) will be a vibrant, sustainable, national collaborative of people living with HIV, researchers, community-based organizations, clinicians, and policy makers. By providing financial and infrastructure support for Regional Core...

Preventing the spread of HIV: The critical role of addiction treatment services

2018/19-2020/21 • $444,073 • PI,CO,Other
Addiction treatment programs play a critical role in HIV prevention because they reduce drug use, the frequency of injection, and unsafe practices. In some instances, however, people who use drugs and want treatment, do not enter treatment or stay in treatment because of the policies and...

Development of a Canadian Youth Cannabis Survey: Understanding changing aspects of cannabis use among young Canadians

2017/18 • $99,820 • PI,CO,Other
Legislation has been introduced to legalize and regulate recreational use of cannabis, with implementation in July 2018. An important concern is protecting young people from potential harms of cannabis use. Cannabis use by Canadian youth is among the highest in the world, although recent trends...

CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS (Research Evidence into Action for Community Health) / Centre des IRSC d'action sur le VIH/sida (Mise en pratique des résultats de la recherche en santé communautaire)

2010/11-2014/15 • $2,083,333 • PI,CO
The proposed CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS is a collaborative, national partnership among leading health researchers in Canada in a wide array disciplines from over 20 academic institutions, people living with HIV, front-line service providers, knowledge translation and exchange (KTE)...

Sexual Health Services and Sexual Health Promotion Among Undergraduate Students in the Maritimes

2012/13-2014/15 • $326,535 • PI,CO,Other
Background: Sexually transmitted infections, unwanted pregnancies and other negative sexual health outcomes are well known threats to undergraduate university students' health and wellbeing. In addition, concerns about such issues as sexual assault and sexual identity, are common on university...

Mobilizing Information, Preventing Infection

2014/15 • $10,000 • PI,CO,Other
What will this grant do? This CIHR dissemination grant will provide an opportunity for the Our Youth, Our Response (OYOR) research team to share key research findings with front line, policy and government partners working in the fields of youth-oriented HIV and Hepatitis C (Hep C) prevention....

Shifting sands and rising tides: Toward an understanding of the sexual health and related health care risks and needs of migratory workers.

2013/14 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
The aim of the planning grant, 'Shifting sands and rising tides: toward an understanding of the sexual health and related health care risks and needs of migratory workers,' is to build a research action plan that will address the health risks that migratory workers may face. By reviewing...

Moving Evidence Into Action: Building Capacity for National Collaboration and Strategic Direction

2010/11 • $25,000 • PI,CO
AIRN is a network of over 200 individuals and organizations working in the area of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C in the Atlantic region. It includes a core group of researchers from a variety of disciplines based in four universities across Atlantic Canada, working in collaboration with other...