CCHSA graduate students attend the 2017 Life and Health Sciences Research Expo

CCHSA graduate students attend the 2017 Life and Health Sciences Research Expo

The two-day Life and Health Sciences Research Expo held on May 4-5, 2017 facilitated by the Office of the Vice-Provost Health acknowledged exemplary research and learning activity at the University of Saskatchewan. This event was successful with a formal networking dinner on May 4 and followed by a poster session on May 5 together with keynote and symposia speakers. Some CCHSA graduate students attended and presented posters in this event with the participation of their supervisors

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Saskatchewan Innovation & Opportunity Scholarships winner

Saskatchewan Innovation & Opportunity Scholarships winner

Luan Manh Chu, PhD student in Health Sciences program, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, has been awarded the $20,000 Saskatchewan Innovation & Opportunity Scholarship by the College of Graduate Studies and Research. These scholarships support innovative research in the University of Saskatchewan’s signature areas and recognize graduate students who have demonstrated research potential and academic excellence. Mr. Chu is working towards his PhD research under the supervision of Drs. Joshua Lawson and Donna Rennie. His project, titled Farm exposures and prevalence of atopy among school-aged children in agricultural settings, aims to evaluate the role of farm-related environmental and lifestyle factors and the nature of atopy in school-age children (Grades 1-6) in Hutterite and non-Hutterite rural populations in rural Saskatchewan, Canada. Congratulations to Mr. Chu!

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Congratulations Dr. Lawson!

Congratulations Dr. Lawson!

Dr. Josh Lawson wins the Best Supervisor Award On May 4, 2017, in a formal networking dinner of the two-day event of the Life and Health Sciences Research Exposition (formerly the Life and Health Sciences Research Day), Dr. Josh Lawson, Associate Professor, College of Medicine and Canadian Center Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan was recognized with the 2017 Best Supervisor Award. As mentioned in the nominations, Dr. Lawson demonstrates excellence in scholarship and serves as an extraordinary role model for his students.

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Weekly Seminar

Weekly Seminar

Joint modeling of longitudinal measurements and survival data with competing risks: application to HIV/AIDS study

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Behzad Bashiri wins COMGRAD Postdoctoral Award

Congratulations to Dr. Behzad Bashiri, winner of University of Saskatchewan's College of Medicine Postdoctoral Award!

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INVEST IN YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM STARTS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR

The “Invest in Your Health” program is an Occupational Health and Safety program for the students of agricultural colleges.

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The first ever 2nd Floor Health Sciences Research Day

In order to celebrate collaboration in research, on March 3, 2017, the first ever 2nd Floor Health Sciences Research Day was held at the University of Saskatchewan

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Weekly Seminar:Longitudinal Data Analysis Methods – A Selective Review

Weekly Seminar:Longitudinal Data Analysis Methods – A Selective Review

The Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA) will be hosting the weekly seminar on Tuesday, March 14, 14:30-15:30 p.m. at James Dosman Boardroom 1254. This week's seminar presenter will be Punam Pahwa speaking on the topic of "Longitudinal Data Analysis Methods – A Selective Review" All are welcome!

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Weekly Seminar: Surveillance of Influenza Viruses in Western Canadian Swine and People

Weekly Seminar: Surveillance of Influenza Viruses in Western Canadian Swine and People

The Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA) will be hosting the weekly seminar on Tuesday, March 7, 14:30-15:30 p.m. at James Dosman Boardroom 1254. This week's seminar presenter will be Diana Murcia Rodriguez speaking on the topic of:" Surveillance of Influenza Viruses in Western Canadian Swine and People". All are welcome!

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Weekly Seminar: Development of therapeutics for the treatment of asthma and food allergies

Weekly Seminar: Development of therapeutics for the treatment of asthma and food allergies

The Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA) will be hosting the weekly seminar on Tuesday, February 28, 14:30-15:30 p.m. at James Dosman Boardroom 1254. This week's seminar presenter will be Wojciech Dawicki speaking on the topic of:"Development of therapeutics for the treatment of asthma and food allergies". All are welcome!

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CCHSA faculty evaluating Telehealth for treating back pain in rural Saskatchewan

Dr. Bath speaking about the telehealth study on CTV Saskatoon

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Weekly Seminar: Estimating the burden of injuries among the Métis Nation of Alberta, Canada

Weekly Seminar: Estimating the burden of injuries among the Métis Nation of Alberta, Canada

The Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA) will be hosting the weekly seminar on Tuesday, February 14, 14:30-15:30 p.m. at James Dosman Boardroom 1254. This week's seminar presenter will be Diana Sanchez Ramirez speaking on the topic of:"Estimating the burden of injuries among the Métis Nation of Alberta, Canada". All are welcome!

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