2020 Scholar Award Recipients

The MSFHR Scholar Program is designed to support early career researchers as they establish independent research careers, form their own research teams and develop research programs that advance cutting-edge health solutions.

MSFHR is pleased to name 20 exceptional BC-based health researchers as 2020 Scholar award recipients in areas ranging from health equity to early dysphagia detection and osteoarthritis prevention.

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Simon Fraser University

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Healthy Children, Healthy Communities: Co-Benefits of Children’s Action on Climate Change and Mental Health

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University of British Columbia

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Characterizing the Psychological and Social Predictors of Increased Preventive Service Use

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University of Victoria

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Building bespoke artificial cells and tissues on a chip for drug discovery

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University of Northern British Columbia

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Leveraging technology to support older persons in rural and northern communities through the Centre for Technology Adoption for Aging in the North - CTAAN

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University of British Columbia

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Investigating women's socio-structural risk environment of overdose

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Simon Fraser University

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Mental health in later life: A stakeholder-informed approach to health and technology interventions for older adults

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University of British Columbia

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Stress resilience across the adult lifespan: Linking dynamic day-to-day protective factors to aging and health

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University of British Columbia

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A program of research on optimizing trauma-informed practice in sexual, reproductive and HIV-related health services among marginalized women

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University of British Columbia

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Advancing Health Equity Action

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Provincial Health Services Authority

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Optimizing post-procedural pain trajectories through patient-oriented research and artificial intelligence

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University of British Columbia

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Adding Quality Years to Later Life via Innovative Health Economics Research Methods

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University of British Columbia

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Critical Illness Survivorship: Evidence to Design Patient-Centred Interventions

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University of British Columbia

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Early dysphagia detection in critically ill patients following prolonged mechanical ventilation

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University of British Columbia

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Preventing Osteoarthritis after a Sport-related Knee Injury

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University of British Columbia

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Molecular Tools for Monitoring and Controlling the Mechanobiology of Diseases

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University of British Columbia

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The use of human stem cells to understand mechanisms and develop treatments for neurological disorders

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University of British Columbia

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Computational Methods for Monitoring The Evolution of Tumours

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University of British Columbia

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Understanding and disrupting fear memory in the brain

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University of British Columbia

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Dissecting the Flow-induced Symmetry-Breaking of Animal Cell Division

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University of British Columbia

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Plant based anticancer drugs - from discovery to final products

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