Across Saskatchewan, health research and innovation are helping to promote good health and health care that is accessible when people need it. Evidence-based health care practices improve the patient’s health experience across the care continuum to make Saskatchewan health care a model health care system.
Below are a few examples of university-based Saskatchewan health research that is making a difference. Contact University Research Communications at 306-966-2506 for further information.
|Tool Kit for Community Health: Sylvia Abonyi, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and associate professor at the U of S department of community health and epidemiology|
|Diabetes vs. Demographics: Roland Dyck, a medical doctor and professor at the U of S department of medicine|
|No More Needles: Volker Gerdts, associate director of research at U of S’s VIDO-InterVac|
|The Little Assay that Could: John Giesy, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology|
|Reducing Pain in Older Persons: Thomas Hadjistavropoulos of University of Regina’s Centre on Aging and Health and department of psychology|
|The Rural and Remote Memory Clinic: Debra Morgan, Chair of Rural Health Delivery at the U of S’s Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture|
|Finding an Antidote to Poisoned Water: Ingrid Pickering and Graham George, Canada Research Chairs|
|Rethinking Human Reproduction: Dr. Roger Pierson, U of S professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences|
|Combatting Fungal Infection in Crops—Naturally: Vladimir Vujanovic, U of S associate professor of food and bioproduct sciences and Agri-Food Innovation Fund Chair in Agricultural Microbiology and Bioproducts|