WRTC Seminars

“Increasing Equity in Health Services: The Healthcare Equity Audit Cycle”
Presenter: Dr. Cory Neudorf, Chief Medical Health Officer, Saskatoon Health Region
Date: October 26, 2012
Host: University of Saskatchewan

“The Length of Stay in Patients Presenting with Intentional Self-Harm to Emergency Departments in Saskatoon Health Region, April 2001 to March 2010: Focus on Social Deprivation”
Presenter: Dr. Lilian Thorpe, Psychiatry and Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan
Date: October 12, 2012
Host: University of Saskatchewan

“They Pay You to Do That? Mental Health Coverage in the U.S.”
Presenter: Dr. Gerald Koocher, Associate Provost and Professor of Psychology, Simmons College
Date: September 14, 2012
Host: University of Regina

“Emerging from the Shadows: Primary Healthcare Transformation in Canada”
Presenter: Dr. Brian Hutchinson, Departments of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
Date: March 30, 2012
Host: University of Regina

“Analysis of the Nurse Labour Market in Egypt”
Presenter: Marwa Farag, PhD, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan
Date: March 16, 2012
Host: University of Saskatchewan

“Just Say Know: Regulating Psychedelic Expertise”
Presenter: Erika Dyck, PhD,  College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan
Date: March 9, 2012
Host: University of Regina


“Validation of Administrative Data Diagnoses of Chronic Childhood Arthritis in Saskatchewan”
Presenter: Natalie Shiff, College of Medicine – Pediatrics, University of Saskatchewan
Date: February 17, 2012
Host: University of Saskatchewan


“Seeing Beyond the Formal Health Care System”
Presenter: Gloria DeSantis, Research Associate, Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU)
Date: February 3, 2012
Host: University of Regina


“Applications of Operating Research in the Health Care Sector”
Presenter: Sonia Vanderby, Assistant Professor, College of Medicine and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan
Date: January 20, 2012
Host: University of Saskatchewan

"Rehearsing for Reality: The Need for Innovation in Aboriginal Youth Health"
Presenter: Jo-Ann Episkenew, PhD and Carrie Bourassa, PhD: First Nations University of Canada and the Indegenous Peoples' Health Research Centre.
Date: December 2, 2011
Host: University of Regina

"Medical Administration and Self-Regulation: Examples fo Emerging Issues Where Applied Health Services Research Can Help"
Presenter: David Poulin, MD, Deputy Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan and former Vice President Medical Affairs, Saskatoon Health Region.
Date: November 18, 2011
Host: University of Saskatchewan

"Cost Drivers in Health Care: What is Really Going On?"
Presenter: Gregory P. Marchildon, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Economics History, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina.
Date: October 28, 2011
Host: University of Regina

"Physical Activity and Length of Hospital Stays: Is There a Role for Physical Activity in Chronic Disease Management?"
Presenter: Nazmi Sari, PhD, Department of Economics, University of Saskatchewan and Research Faculty at the Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit.
Date: October 14, 2011
Host: University of Saskatchewan

"The Response of Ontario Primary Care Physicians to Pay-for-Performance Incentives"
Presenter: Jeremiah Hurly, PhD, Professor, Department of Economics and Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University.
Date: September 30, 2011                                                                   
Host: University of Regina

"Practicing the Science of Improvement: Studying Outcomes and Context in an Evaluation of Releasing Time to Care in SK Hospitals"
Presenter: Gary F Teare PhD MSc DVM, Director of Quality Measurement and Analysis, Saskatchewan Health Quality Council.
Date: September 23, 2011