Entries by Eleanor Setton

Linked CANUE and administrative health databases: PopDataBC, MCHP and NB_IRDT | March 27th | 2020

Linked CANUE and administrative health databases: PopDataBC and MCHP March 27th (9 am pacific | 12 noon eastern)   DOWNLOAD SLIDES     DOWNLOAD AUDIO   Linkage of CANUE exposure data with provincially managed administrative health databases offers new and exciting opportunities for environmental health research. To date, CANUE data has been linked to data held […]

Environmental health research opportunities through CPTP and CANUE | February 13th | 2020

About the Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Brook Dr. Jeffrey Brook is CANUE’s Principal Investigator and Scientific Director. He is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry. He has 25 years of experience as an Environment Canada scientist working at the […]

Making the Most of Residential History | February 4th | 2020

  It’s a fact – people move! Join our panel of experts to hear more about how this impacts environmental health research, and how you can take advantage of residential history data now in Canada’s major cohorts. DOWNLOAD SLIDES        DOWNLOAD AUDIO Why do we care about residential history? Paul Villeneuve,  Professor in the […]

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CIHR Data Analysis Grants | June 26th | 2019

  The Canadian Institutes for Health Research has announced a new Operating Grant Competition for data analysis using existing databases and cohorts. The intent of this funding opportunity is to highlight and encourage the use of previously funded cohort, administrative, and survey data. There will be three funding streams; one stream in cancer prevention and […]

IN MEMORIAM | FRANCES SILVERMAN

FRANCES SOMMERFREUND SILVERMAN 1942–2018 Frances Sommerfreund Silverman was born in Shanghai, China after her physician parents fled Vienna in 1942, narrowly escaping Hilter’s tyranny. Frances lived in Wuhu, China to the age of 6 before emigrating to Canada where her family settled in Montreal. Frances enrolled in a doctoral program in respiratory physiology at McGill […]