Ann C. Macaulay

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Community Mobilization Training for Diabetes Prevention: Implementation and scale-up of a best practice training model for diverse Indigenous communities

2016/17-2019/20 • $674,220 • PI,CO,Other
Indigenous peoples living in Canada experience far worse health than most Canadians. Rates of type 2 diabetes among Indigenous peoples are 3-5 times the national average. The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP) Community Mobilisation Training (CMT) for Diabetes Prevention aims...

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...

Aboriginal Health Research Networks (AHRNets) for Aboriginal Knowledge and Ways of Knowing.

2014/15-2016/17 • $600,000 • PI,CO
The AHRNets-AKWK is a national 'network of networks' in Aboriginal health research that meaningfully engages knowledge holders, practitioners, researchers, trainees and knowledge brokers collaborating to advance health research that foregrounds Aboriginal knowledge and ways of knowing in all...

Mobilizing Indigenous knowledge for community-driven wellness

2016/17 • $149,995 • PI,CO,Other
The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP) Community Mobilization Training (CMT) for Wholistic Health and Diabetes Prevention engages community stakeholders to develop and implement culturally relevant strategies to prevent diabetes and achieve wholistic health. Focusing on local...

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...

Community Mobilization Training for Diabetes Prevention: Implementation and scale-up of a best practice training model for diverse Indigenous communities

2016/17 • $4,900 • PI,CO,Other
The proposed research will allow us to investigate Community Mobilisation Training (CMT) based on the established best practice of the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP). The main research question is: What factors, conditions, and type of social system are necessary for the...

Foundational Work for a Brain-to-Society Diagnostic for Prevention of Childhood Obesity and its Chronic Diseases Consequences

2010/11-2015/16 • $499,730 • PI,CO
This proposed 5-year program under the leadership of a collaborative Canada-India translational research team intends to support action on the ground in the development of a breakthrough approach to prevent childhood obesity. The main objective of the proposed program is to examine the...

The Kahnawake School Diabetes Prevention Project as a community 'social movement'. Taking into account the community level outcome of a health promotion program in an Indigenous community.

2013/14-2015/16 • $112,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP) was created in 1994 by a team of Kahnawake community members (a Mohawk community located near Montreal) and university academics to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent type 2 diabetes in Kahnawake. Since the start of KSDPP, many...

CIHR Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research

2013/14 • $1,000,000 • PI,CO
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CIHR Team in Substance Abuse Treatment

2010/11-2013/14 • $811,867 • PI,CO
The objective of the proposed research is to study the process of implementation of a program of addiction/mental health intervention into primary health care settings. The research sites include three health clinics in Montreal administered by the Centre de Sante et de Services Sociaux (CSSS)...

Toward Key Principles for Assessing Integrated Knowledge Translation

2010/11-2013/14 • $135,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Health researchers are increasingly collaborating with representatives from populations under study to make research more relevant and effective. This collaboration means that research participants work alongside researchers to design, implement and analyse research that affects them. An...

Mapping Social Networks for Translating Knowledge from Community-Based Participatory Research into Policy and Practice Change: The Impact of the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

2012/13-2013/14 • $105,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Participatory research (PR) is an approach to research where academic researchers work in equitable partnership with those effected by the issue being studied, or with those who must eventually use or act on the knowledge created. PR thus integrates the translation of research knowledge into...

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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Participatory Policy Intervention to Promote School-Based Physical Activity

2011/12 • $188,770 • PI,CO,Other
School-based wellness policies help create a health-promoting environment for both students and staff, and should include provisions for both healthy eating and ample opportunity for physical activity. The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP) has worked with Kahnawake elementary...

What are the key processes associated with outcomes of Participatory Research with Health Organizations (PRO)? A participatory knowledge synthesis

2011/12 • $99,992 • PI,CO,Other
Participatory Research with Health Organizations (PRO) is conducted with organization members (knowledge users). It blends research and action to produce knowledge that can improve organization practices and services. There is no comprehensive systematic review of the PRO literature. In some...

Doing Time: Knowledge Translation

2011/12 • $99,981 • PI,CO
Women often leave provincial correctional centers with a bus ticket and, maybe, a welfare cheque. Persistently high recidivism rates illustrate the need to better prepare and support women pre and post prison release. Our 'Doing Time' study interviewed women from BC correctional centres at 0, 3,...

Meeting to finalize research protocol for testing a CBPHC intervention to tackle child labour

2011/12 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
Child labour affects an estimated 215 million children worldwide. In addition to the numerous physical and psychological consequences, early entry into the labour force results in lower educational attainment and lower income later in life, thus perpetuating the cycle of poverty, social...

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...

National Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research

2010/11 • $311,395 • PI,CO
The National Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research (NAMHR) brings together community representatives, social scientists, mental health practitioners, public health experts, educators, and front-line health and social service workers from across Canada. The main goal of the NAMHR is to...

Anisnwabe Kenendazone: building from the Ottawa ACADRE

2010/11 • $308,333 • PI,CO
Anisnabe Kekendazone (AK) will develop a Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research between 5 universities (Ottawa, Montreal, McGill, Carleton and Queens), building on the work of the Ottawa ACADRE. This will increase the stake of Aboriginal communities in university research through...

Doing Time: A Time for Incarcerated Women to Develop an Action Health Strategy

2010/11 • $100,783 • PI,CO
In Canada, 40% of women who are released from prison return within one year. The majority of incarcerated women have been subjected to poverty, child abuse, role modeling of criminal behaviour by parents and, as adults, domestic violence. From November 2005 to July 2007 approximately 200 women...

Meeting to prepare research protocols for international research on child labour and health equity

2010/11 • $24,782 • PI,CO,Other
The main purpose of this request for a planning grant is to consolidate an international research collaboration composed of researchers and knowledge users interested in reducing the prevalence and mitigating harms associated with child labour to improve health and health equity. This...

Faire du rétablissement une réalité

2010/11 • $24,010 • PI,CO
Le but principal de cette demande est de rassembler des personnes cles au sein d'une communaute de pratique afin qu'ils prennent un role important dans l'implantation d'une approche orientee vers le retablissement dans le reseau de la sante mentale au Quebec. Les objectifs de l'activite sont:...

Developing a Partnership for the Implementation of Recovery in Quebec

2010/11 • $15,000 • PI,CO
The overall aim of this activity is to bring together mental health researchers and decision makers to discuss organizational challenges in implementing recovery in Quebec mental health services. Recovery is the overarching principle in Canada's new mental health strategy and in Quebec, recovery...

Breaking the cycle of entrenched multi-generational health inequities by developing interventions to tackle child labour and promote childhood development

2010/11 • $14,949 • PI,CO,Other
In many low and middle income countries, the tremendous health inequities that persist can be attributed to a vicious cycle of poverty, social exclusion and poor health among adults, leading to high rates of child labour of up to 80% and more in some settings to supplement the family income,...