Past Research Grant Recipients

2015

Recipient Amount
Mark Duffett
Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis in Critically Ill Children:  A Multi-Centre Prospective Observational Study
Facility: Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation

$10,000
Lisa McCarthy
Establishing and Evaluating the Feasibility of ACC-Link (Acute Care to Community Pharmacist Communication Link): A Program to Improve Medication Experiences at Health Care System Transitions
Facility: University Health Network

$10,000
Scott Walker
The Development of a Stable Oral Liquid Temozolomide Formulation
Facility: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre

$10,000

 

2014

Recipient Amount
Emily Black
Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Strategies in the Emergency Department: A Qualitative Systematic Review
Facility: Dalhousie University

$500
Tammy Bungard
Patient-centred Care for Warfarin Management: A Pilot Study to Transition Care to High Risk Patients
Facility: University of Alberta Hospital

$15,750
Sheryl Zelenitsky
Is the Recommended CefazolinProphylaxis Adequate in Cardiac Surgery?
Facility: College of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

$10,210

 

2013

Recipient Amount
Salmaan Kanji
Validation of a Pain Assessment Tool (CPOT) in Critically Ill Patients with Delirium
Facility: The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

$8,000
Jason Kielly
Rivaroxaban Versus Enoxaparin for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Elective Total Knee Replacement -- A Retrospective Cohort Study
Facility: Memorial University of Newfoundland

$8,096
Miranda So
Evaluating the Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Prospective Audit-and-Feedback Intervention in Patients with Malignant Haematological Diseases
Facility: University Health Network

$4,130

 

2012

RecipientAmount
Mark J. Makowsky
Development of a Self-Administered and Electronic Medical Record Screening Tool to Identify Primary Care Patients at Risk of Medication-Related Problems:  Reliability and Validity of Two Different Methods
Facility: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta

$6,000

 

2011

Recipient Amount
Mark Duffett
Medication Decision Making in Critically Ill Children: A Survey of Canadian Pediatric Critical Care Clinicians
Facility: McMaster University
Paper or Abstract: Making Decisions About Medications in Critically Ill Children: A Survey of Canadian Pediatric Critical Care Clinicians

$4,083 
Mary Ensom
Stability of Propranolol in Extemporaneously Compounded Suspensions:  New Formulations for an Old Drug
Facility: University of British Columbia
Paper or Abstract: Stability of Propranolol in Extemporaneously Compounded Suspensions

$10,000
Christine Hughes
Cardiovascular Risk Awareness in HIV-Infected Patients
Facility: University of Alberta

$6,882
Nese Yuksel
Beliefs and Current Practices of Pharmacists with Osteoporosis Treatment in Patients with Renal Failure
Facility: University of Alberta

$9,826

 

2010

RecipientAmount
Lisa Burry
Daily Sedation Interruption Versus No Daily Sedation Interruption for Critically-Ill Adult Patients Requiring InvasiveMechanical Ventilation: A Systematic Review
Facility: Mount Sinai Hospital
Paper or Abstract: Daily sedation interruption versus no daily sedation interruption for critically ill adult patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilation (Review)

$3,500
Barbara Farrell
Content Analysis of a Primary Care Pharmacy Specialty Network Listserv Archive
Facility: Élisabeth-Bruyère Research Institute
Paper or Abstract: Learning and Networking: Utilization of a Primary Care Listserv by Pharmacists

$10,627
Sheri Koshman
Pharmacists Expanded Role for Enabling Cardiovascular Care through Teamwork: The PERFECT Project
Facility: Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

$10,000

 

2009

Recipient Amount
Curtis Harder
Use of Lactobarcillus Acidophilus/Rhamnosus Complex for the Prevention of Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea in Elderly Hospitalized Patients
Facility: Victoria general Hospital

$1,000
Dawn Dalen  
Intravenous Cefazolin Plus Oral Probenecid vs. Oral Cephelaxin for theTreatment of Cellulitis: A Randomized ControlledTrial
Facility: Kelowna General Hospital
$15,000 
Marc Perreault
National Survey of Critical Care Pharmacists’ Views and Involvement in Clinical Research
Facility: Montreal General Hospital
Paper or Abstract: Canadian Survey of Critical Care Pharmacists' Views and Involvement in Clinical Research
 
$5,000
 

 

2008

Recipient Amount
Bernadette Chevalier 
Clinical benefits and economic impact of a surgical pharmacist.

Study Center: Victoria General, Capital District Health Authority, Halifax, NS
Novice Researcher: Yes

$2,000

 

2007

RecipientAmount
Salmaan Kanji
Physical compatibility of drug infusions used in Canadian intensive care units.

$10,000
Connie Harris 
Vitamin D supplementation in breastfed infants: Do video counseling and starter samples improve compliance?

$5,000

 

2006

RecipientAmount
Janice Irvine-Meek
Development and testing of a comprehensive geriatric self-medication assessment tool.

$12,000
Régis Vaillancourt
Thiamine deficiency in pediatric patients receiving long-term furosemide therapy.
$6,500

 

2005

RecipientAmount
Mario de Lemos
Evaluation of Creatinine-Based Formulas in Estimating Renal Function and Cancer Drug Dosing

$2,000
L. Lee Dupuis
The development of an oral liquid aprepitant formulation.

$7,500
Christine Hughes
The safety and effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy.

$1,000
Andrea Kent
Medication reconciliation by a pharmacist in the emergency department:
A pilot project.

$7,500
Bao Thuy Nguyen
Essai clinique bi-centrique rondomisé en double aveugle comparant la méthatdone et la morphine par voie entérale pour la prévention du syndrome de sevrage aux opiacés a l’unité des soins intensifs pédiatriques.

$7,500

 

2004

RecipientAmount
Mario de Lemos
Renal Safety of 1-Hour Infusion Rate of Pamidronate for Breast Cancer and Multiple Myeloma: A Comparison Between Clinical Trials and a Population-Based Database.

$2,500
Neil MacKinnon & Roland Genge
Patient and Health Professional Perceptions of Medication Errors: Identifying Contributing Factors and Solution.

$5,000
Tejal Patel
Impact of a Collaborative Care Model in a Medication Optimisation Clinic: A Randomized, Standard-Care Controlled Prospective Study.

$5,000
Stephen Shalansky
Interpreting British Columbia’s Prescription Database for Clinical and Research Applications: Agreement Between Pharmanet and Best Assessment Methods.

$10,000

 

2003

RecipientAmount
Stacey MacAulay
Partnering with Patients to Achieve Optimal Pharmacotherapy.

$5,000
Fawziah Marra
Development of a Quality of Life Instrument for Patients Living with Tuberculosis - Focus Groups.

$5,000
Di Wang
Transfer of Information between Hospital and Community Pharmacists and Physicians: A Seamless Care Pilot Study.

$5,000

 

2002

RecipientAmount
Barbara Farrell
Measurement the effect of discontinuing baclofen and dantrolene therapy in long-term institutionalized patients with spasticity.

$7,500
Debora Kwan/Christine Papoushek
Uncontrolled hypertension in patients with diabetes: determining barriers to optimal control.

$10,000
Anita Lo
A prospective randomized trial of using ketamine plus morphine PCA versus morphine PCA alone in hysterectomy patients.

$2,500

 

2001

RecipientAmount
Marissa Battistella
$5,000
Susan Fryters
$7,500
Jane de Lemos
$2,500