Kelsey Lucyk wins Graduate Studentship from Alberta Innovates Health Solutions
PhD Trainee Kelsey Lucyk (U Calgary) has recently been awarded a Graduate Studentship from Alberta Innovates Health Solutions. The studentship provides $30,000 stipend and $2,000 career development allowance annually for up to four years. Kelsey’s research project is entitled, “A history of the social determinants of health and public health advocacy through the lens of the Canadian Public Health Association, 1910-2010: Implications for present and future population health in Canada”. She will be working with the Canadian Public Health Association and their historical archives, to trace the history of the Social Determinants of Health approach in Canada, and draw lessons for contemporary population health and public health advocacy. Congratulations, Kelsey!
Donna Ciliska receives award at CNCH 2014 conference
At this year's annual Community Health Nurses' of Canada (CHNC) conference in Kanata, Ontario, Dr. Donna Ciliska was presented the Honorary Lifetime Membership Award. Congratulations, Dr. Ciliska!
PHIRNET trainee Catherine M. Jones published in Journal of Health Diplomacy
The full text of this commentary can be found here. Congratulations, Catherine!
Congratulations to Kelsey Lucyk and Amber Lindsay, recipients of 2014 PHIRNET Internships!
Kelsey Lucyk (U Calgary PhD student) will be conducting a Policy Internship in Health Impact Assessment regarding stress and mental health, under the supervision of Ms. Marla Orenstein & Dr. Murray Lee at the Habitat Health Impact Consulting Corporation. Kelsey's PHIRNET Mentor is Dr. Lindsay McLaren.
Amber Lindsay (McMaster MA student) will be completing a Research Internship under the supervision of Dr. Jean Shoveller, Interim Director of the Human Early Learning Partnership at UBC. Kelsey's research internship will examine neighbourhood determinants of healthy child development, with an emphasis on actionable aspects of the built characteristics of neighbourhoods. Her PHIRNET Mentor is Dr. James Dunn.