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Valerie L. Elliot Canadian Centre for Rural and Agricultural Health

104 Clinic Place, P.O. Box 23, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2Z4


  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology, University of Saskatchewan (2012)
    • Minor in Crime, Law and Justice Studies
  • Master of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan (2018)

Role at the Centre

Valerie began working at the Centre as a Research Assistant in January 2014 and has been involved with various projects including the Saskatchewan Rural Health Study, the Saskatchewan Farm Injury Project Phase II, and the First Nations Lung Health Study.

In April 2017 Valerie joined the Rural Dementia Action Research (RaDAR) team where she continues with her present work as a Research Officer.


Elliot, V., Morgan, D., Kosteniuk, J., Bayly, M., Froehlich Chow, A., Cammer, A., & O’Connell, M. E. (2021). Palliative and end-of-life care for people living with dementia in rural areas: A scoping review. PLOS ONE, 16(1), e0244976. Google Scholar.

Elliot, V. L., Morgan, D., Kosteniuk, J., Froehlich Chow, A., & Bayly, M. (2018). Health‐related stigma of noncommunicable neurological disease in rural adult populations: A scoping review. Health & Social Care in the Community, 27(4), e158-e188. Google Scholar

Elliot, V., Cammer, A., Pickett, W., Marlenga, B., Lawson, J., Dosman, J., Hagel, L., Koehncke, N., Trask, C., for the Saskatchewan Farm Injury Cohort Team. (2018). Towards a deeper understanding of parenting on farms: A qualitative study. PLOS ONE, 13(6), e0198796. Google Scholar.

Elliot, V., Hagel, L., Dosman, J. A., Rana, M., Lawson, J., Marlenga, B., Trask, C., & Pickett, W. (2018). Resilience of farm women working the third shift. Journal of Agromedicine, 23(1), 70-77. Google Scholar.

Bayly, M., Morgan, D., Elliot, V., Kosteniuk, J., Froehlich Chow, A., Peacock, S., & O'Connell, M. E. (2021). Does early-stage intervention improve caregiver well-being or their ability to provide care to persons with mild dementia or mild cognitive impairment? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychology and Aging, 36(7), 834. Google Scholar.

Kosteniuk, J., Morgan, D., Elliot, V., Froehlich Chow, A., Bayly, M., Watson, E., Osman, M., Osman, B., O’Connell, M.E., Kirk, A., Stewart, N., Cammer, A., & Innes, A. (2021). A scoping review of care trajectories across multiple settings for persons with dementia. Canadian Journal on Aging, 1-25. Google Scholar.

Bayly, M., Morgan, D., Froehlich Chow, A., Kosteniuk, J., & Elliot, V. (2020).  Dementia-Related Education and Support Service Availability, Accessibility, and Use in Rural Areas: Barriers and Solutions. Canadian Journal on Aging, 39(4), 545-585. Google Scholar.

Bayly, M., Morgan, D., Kosteniuk, J., Elliot, V., Froehlich Chow, A., Peacock, S., McLean, A., & O’Connell, M.E. (2019). Protocol for a systematic review on interventions for caregivers to persons with MCI and early dementia: Does early stage intervention improve caregiver wellbeing and ability to provide care? BMJ Open, 9(5), e028441. Google Scholar.

Morgan, D., Kosteniuk, J., O’Connell, M.E., Kirk, A., Stewart, N., Seitz, D., Bayly, M., Froehlich Chow, A., Elliot, V., Daku, J., Hack, T., Hoium, F., Kennett-Russill, D. & Sauter, K. Barriers and Facilitators to Development and Implementation of a Rural Primary Health Care Intervention for Dementia: A Process Evaluation. (2019). BMC Health Services Research, 19(1), 709. Google Scholar.

Froehlich Chow, A., Morgan, D., Bayly, M., Kosteniuk, J., & Elliot, V. (2019) Collaborative approaches to team-based primary health care for individuals with dementia in rural and remote settings: A scoping review. Canadian Journal on Aging, 38(3), 367-383. Google Scholar.

Pickett, W., King, N., Marlenga, B., Lawson, J., Hagel, L., Elliot, V., & Dosman, J. A. (2018). Exposure to agricultural hazards among children who visit farms. Paediatrics & Child Health, 23(7), e143-e149. Google Scholar.

Pahwa, P., Rana, M., Pickett, W., Karunanayake, C. P., Amin, K., Koehncke, N., Elliot, V., Hagel, L., Lawson, J., Rennie, D., Kirychuk, S., Janzen, B., Dyck, R., & Dosman, J. (2017). Cohort profile: the Saskatchewan rural health study—adult component. BMC Research Notes, 10(1), 1-7. Google Scholar.

Pahwa, P., Rana, M., Karunanayake, C., Hagel, L., Elliot, V., Lawson, J., Rennie, D., Senthilselvan, A., Dosman, J., & Saskatchewan Rural Health Study Research Team. (2016). Longitudinal changes in prevalence of chronic bronchitis in rural people. European Respiratory Journal, 48 (suppl 60) PA4917. Google Scholar.