2021 Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) award recipients

The HP-I Program helps close the gap between health research and its implementation. The awards support health professionals who are actively involved in patient care to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system to ultimately improve health outcomes in BC and beyond.

Host institution

University of British Columbia

Partner(s)

  • BC Centre on Substance Use
  • St. Paul's Foundation

Project title

Evaluating the use of prescription psychostimulants for the treatment of methamphetamine use disorder

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Project title

Perinatal anxiety screening study

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Project title

Leveraging computational modelling and 3D bioprinting in pursuit of a regenerative therapeutic approach for male infertility

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Partner(s) 

Providence Research 

Project title

Perioperative stroke screening and outcomes in high-risk surgical patients

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Project title

The DISCO study: Rethinking STI prevention

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Project title

Exploring the experiences of racialized learners to understand and dismantle racist structures in our healthcare system

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Project title

Economic evaluation of the use of expanded criteria donor kidneys pre-emptively to improve the critical organ shortage

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Host institution

BC Cancer - Vancouver

Project title

Exploring oxidative phosphorylation as therapeutic vulnerability in high risk acute myeloid leukemia

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Host institution

Provincial Health Services Authority

Project title

Improving clinical practice guidelines for antenatal corticosteroids: Incorporating a decision support tool to impact clinical counselling

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Host institution

Fraser Health

Project title

Design and pilot of a culturally resonant intervention to treat substance use disorder among South Asian men

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Partner(s) 

Cystic Fibrosis Canada 

Project title

Advanced pulmonary diagnostics in paediatric respiratory medicine: From technical development to clinical implementation

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Host institution

Simon Fraser University

Project title

Redesigning health care for concurrent disorders: The role of multimorbidity in complex co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders

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Host institution

BC Cancer - Victoria

Partner(s) 

Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation 

Project title

Does timing matter? A trial of intermittent fasting in haematological malignancies

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Partner(s) 

BC Schizophrenia Society Foundation 

Project title

Neuropsychological functioning in treatment resistant schizophrenia

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Host institution

University of British Columbia

Project title

Evaluating a virtual care platform (REACHOUT) that delivers peer-led mental health support to adults with type 1 diabetes in rural and remote communities in British Columbia

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