Dr. Lisa Lix Named Canada Research Chair
Dr. Lisa Lix, Director of CHI's Data Science platform, has been named Canada Research Chair in Methods for Electronic Health Data Quality. Dr. Lix is one of 10 Canada Research Chairs named at the University of Manitoba, and her research will focus on developing methods enhance and evaluate the quality of electronic health databases.
Indigenous Master’s Excellence Award
Congratulations to Data Science's Stephanie Monkman who has received the University of Manitoba’s Indigenous Master’s Excellence Award. This award is given to Canadian Indigenous graduate students enrolled full-time in a Master’s program at the University of Manitoba. Awards are offered to meritorious graduate students who demonstrate significant research ability and scholarly potential.
Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award
Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Lix, Director of the Data Science Platform at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation for receiving the Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award for 2018. This award is provided by the Health Sciences Graduate Students’ Association at the University of Manitoba, to recognize excellence and distinction in mentorship, teaching, and research.
Interstellar Initiative Award
Congratulations to Dr. Pingzhao Hu of the CHI Data Science team, who was selected for the 2018 Interstellar Initiative. This is a joint program between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development, which recognizes “the world's most promising Early Career Investigators in the fields of cancer, neuroscience and artificial intelligence."
Closing A Critical HIV Prevention Gap
Demonstrating safety and effective delivery of daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of an HIV combination preventive intervention for sex workers in Kolkata and Mysore-Mandya, India
First efforts to optimize nursing see success
Long-time staff member Sharon Rempel looks after a patient in Stonewall. Reduced overtime for staff was among the goals achieved by the IERHA pilot project to deliver a LEAN approach to quality improvement.
Examining the Implementation of Preoperative Diagnostic Testing Guidelines in Manitoba
In Manitoba, as in other jurisdictions, audits have shown that many patients continue to receive unnecessary preoperative testing despite the existence of a province-wide guideline. In 2015, we undertook a multi-year project to design and implement knowledge translation strategies that we hypothesized would reduce unnecessary preoperative testing.
George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation and WRHA release interim evaluation of Healing our Health System plan
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) released an interim evaluation of the first three months of the region's phase one of clinical consolidation.
CANSSI Grand Opening Lightening Talks
2018.12.07 - 1pm to 2pm
In celebration of the opening of the Canadian Sciences Institute (CANSSI) national headquarters, CANSSI is broadcasting a free feature series of short talks including a presentation by CHI's Director of Data Science, Dr. Lisa Lix.
Why We Need a Trauma-Informed Intersectional Analysis in Patient & Public Engagement
2018.12.12 - 12pm to 1pm
The Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research Lunchtime Learning Series will introduce participants to the principles of patient and public engagement in health research. Join Carolyn Shimmin for "Why We Need a Trauma-Informed Intersectional Analysis in Patient & Public Engagement" on December 12, 2018, 12 -1 pm. Webinar and in-person participation available.
Patient Engagement Case Study - Community Engagement Prior to Basic Science Research
2019.01.09 - 12pm to 1pm
The Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research Lunchtime Learning Series will introduce participants to the principles of patient and public engagement in health research.
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
2019.01.10 - 2019.04.04
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis provide participants with the knowledge and skill-set necessary to plan, conduct, analyze, and report high quality systematic reviews and meta-analysis.
Integrating Multi-Omics Data Using Regularized Regression Models
2019.01.24 - 3pm to 4pm
Bioinformatics-Biostatistics Journal Club (BBJC) is hosted by the Data Science platform at the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation. The BBJC aims to stimulate discussion of bioinformatical and statistical methods development and applications for complex health data in translation and personalized medicine. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join this monthly event.
How to Develop Guidelines Using GRADE
2019.02.19 - 2019.02.22
February 19 - 22, 2019 • 9am - 4pm • Four day workshop that takes participants through the whole process of making recommendations in guidelines.