The Annual GRIP (Group for Research with Indigenous Peoples) Research Forum...

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Theatre 1 (Health Sciences Centre G504)

Foothills Medical Centre

1403 29 Street Northwest

Calgary, AB T2N 2T9


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0830h- Arrivals, breakfast/coffee- HSC Atrium

0900h- Formal opening and Introductions

0920h- Urban Indigenous Health panel discussion

  • Ms. Alana Heise- Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Awo Taan Healing Lodge & CUPS Medical and Outreach Clinics

  • Ms. Charlene Hellson- Indigenous Wellness Coordinator, Indigenous Health Program- AHS

  • Ms. Sandi Morrisseau- Committee Member, Calgary Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee

  • Mr. Joe Pimlott- Executive Director, Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary

  • Ms. Britt Voaklander - Health, Children, and Youth Research Assistant, Métis Nation of Alberta

1030h- ~ HEALTH BREAK~ HSC Atrium, and poster viewing - 'Hippo Hall'

1120h- Oral research presentations- Theatre 1

  • Dr. Adalberto Loyola Sanchez- University of Calgary

"There are still a lot of things I need": A Qualitative Study Exploring Opportunities to Improve Health Outcomes of First Nations People with Arthritis Seen at an On-Reserve Outreach Rheumatology Clinic

  • Dr. Rita Henderson- University of Calgary

Rise Up Mighty Warrior: Indigenous Women and Stakeholder Engagement for Meaningful Health Promotion

  • Dr. Tessa Baker- University of Calgary

Has the annual provision of veterinary services improved the health and welfare of dogs and community concerns around dogs in the Sahtu?

  • Dr. Sue Ross- University of Alberta

Increasing menopause awareness in an Indigenous community through community-based participatory research: The Sohki Teyhew (Strong Heart) Group

1215h - Celebrations, GRIP activity updates and introduction to the Indigenous Health Dialogue process

1220h- ~ LUNCH ~ HSC Atrium


1300h- Opening & Welcome

1310h- Keynote Address, Theatre 1

Marcia Anderson DeCoteau, MD MPH FRCPC
Head, Section of First Nations, Metis and Inuit Health
University of Manitoba

1345h - Overview of TRC working group key themes with focus on Research

1400h- Facilitated Small group discussions, HS G744, G748, G750

1500h- ~ HEALTH BREAK ~ HSC Atrium

1515h- Reports from small breakout group discussions

Relective Comments

  • Dr. Marcia Anderson DeCoteau- University of Manitoba

  • Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn- University of Calgary

Response and Next Steps

1620h- Closing

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Foothills Medical Centre

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Calgary, AB T2N 2T9


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