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Valerie L. Elliot

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. 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12694

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

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2017.1384421

Bayly, M., Morgan, D., Froehlich Chow, A., Kosteniuk, J., & Elliot, V. (accepted with revisions February, 2018). A scoping review of dementia-related education and support services availability, accessibility and use in rural areas: Barriers and promising solutions. Canadian Journal on Aging/La revue Canadienne du vieillissement.

Bayly, M., Morgan, D., Kosteniuk, J., Elliot, V., Froehlich Chow, A., Peacock, S., McLean, A., & O’Connell, M.E. (accepted with revisions January 31, 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.

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. (accepted with revisions January 23, 2019). A scoping review of multiple transitions across care settings among individuals with dementia. Canadian Journal on Aging/La revue Canadienne du vieillissement.

Froehlich Chow, A., Morgan, D., Bayly, M., Kosteniuk, J., & Elliot, V. (in press February, 2018) Collaborative approaches to team-based primary health care for individuals with dementia in rural and remote settings: A scoping review. Canadian Journal on Aging/La revue Canadienne du vieillissement.

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), 732. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-017-3047-1

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. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxy015

Pahwa, P., Rana, M., Karunanayaka, 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: PA4917; doi: 10.1183/13993003.congress-2016.PA4917