PHIRN: Population Health Improvement Research Network


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# Web Link
1 Link Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, PhD
Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa, Scientific Director of PHIRN and the Ontario Health Human Resources Research Network funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. She was recently awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Health Human Resource Policy which is jointly funded by the federal ministry of Health Canada.
2 Link Nancy Edwards, RN, PhD
Nancy Edwards is a Full Professor in the School of Nursing, and the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa; Director of the Community Health Research Unit; Principal Scientist, Institute of Population Health; Senior Scientist, Élisabeth Bruyère Research Institute; and Academic Consultant, City of Ottawa (Public Health Services). Nancy is the holder of a CHSRF/CIHR Chair Award in Nursing (2000-2010). The focus of her award is “Multiple Interventions in Community Health Nursing Care”. She took up her appointment as Scientific Director for the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health in July 2008.



# Web Link
1 Link CHNET-Works!
Hosted by PHIRN (Population Health Improvement Research Network) at the University of Ottawa, CHNET-Works! is an evolving infrastructure, using innovative information technology to help support discussions and actions on pressing community health issues. CHNET-Works! is a networking venue dedicated to bringing together community health professionals from across Canada - linking researchers, decision-makers and practitioners. It is a network of networks.
The Ontario Health Human Resources Research Network (OHHRRN) is a province-wide network linking health human resource researchers and community decision-makers/partners with the goal of creating and synthesizing high-quality applied health research that addresses complex issues that affect health human resource planning and management.
Link MIP ToolKit
The Multiple Intervention Program Toolkit is an interactive tool to help public health staff and managers strengthen the design and evaluation of multiple intervention programs and also to provide public and community health practitioners with resources to support co-ordinated and resource-effective comprehensive programming.
Link Aboriginal Canada Portal
Your single window to First Nations, Métis and Inuit online resources and government programs and services.
Link CHRU (Community Health Research Unit)
Health System-Linked Research Unit, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health, co-sponsored by the University of Ottawa (Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine and the School of Nursing) and the former Ottawa -Carleton Health Department, now City of Ottawa People Services.
Link Globalization and Health Equity Research Unit
The Globalization and Health Equity Research Unit is established within the Institute of Population Health at the University of Ottawa. Our research group examines how contemporary globalization (post 1980) is affecting social determinants of health and the health status of different population groups.
7 Link The Community Tool Box
The Community Tool Box is a freely available resource for supporting your community change and improvement efforts. Since 1994 we have been helping communities address goals and solve problems in order to become safer, healthier and more just.



# Web Link
1 Link ISE 2010 Conference
On June 3 and 4, 2010, the Institute on Social Exclusion will host its annual conference at The Drake Hotel - Chicago. The conference is entitled "The Social Determinants of Mental Health: From Awareness to Action." The purpose of the gathering will be to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of social conditions on mental health and well-being.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 26 January 2010 22:09 )