Academic Events

Concurrent oral presentations | Day 1

Day one of oral presentations took place on November 5 and featured the innovative research and practise of the School of Public Health community. 

Substance use | Room 4-001 ECHA

11 a.m. Barriers and facilitators to delivering social services to patients experiencing unstable housing, homelessness, and substance use disorders in acute care
Nicole Gehring
11:15 a.m. Patient Perspectives of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Supervised Consumption Service
Brynn Kosteniuk
11:30 a.m. Psychosocial interventions in the treatment of opioid use disorder: A Scoping Review
Cameron Wild
Interest in Online Supports and Brief-Self Help Interventions Among Young Adult Cannabis Users
Alexandra Loverock
Noon Cannabis Norm Perceptions Among Canadian University Students
Alexandra Loverock
12:15 p.m. Trends in substance use among Albertan youth (2006 – 2017)
Jakob Koziel


Global, Indigenous and environmental health | Room 4-036 ECHA

11 a.m. Water reuse and resource recovery in Canada: Understanding society’s perspective
Dareskedar Amsalu
11:15 a.m.

Access to maternal healthcare in rural Bangladesh: A literature-based analysis on factors affecting maternal healthcare utilization in Bangladesh
Rafat Noor

11:30 a.m. Advocacy approaches to integrate Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in conservative contexts: A case study of Aahung's Advocacy Model in Pakistan
Mehnaz Rehmani
11:45 a.m. Unnatural the natural: The historical making of Indigenous peoples’ vulnerability and the potential of health promotion frameworks in mindshifting disaster management
Marian Sanchez
Diabetes in pregnancy among Métis women: A retrospective cohort study
Britt Voaklander
12:15 p.m.

The investigation of sex differences in the effect of body mass index
Xiang Xiao


Health services, culture and sleep | 4-099 ECHA

11 a.m. Sleeping soundly: Understanding the translation of sleep promotion at school to sleep behaviours at home.
Melissa Bird
11:15 a.m. Socioeconomic determinants of preeclampsia in Alberta
Sapir Fellus
11:30 a.m.

Applying the minimally important difference for health-related quality of life utility scores in the calculation of quality-adjusted life years
Nathan McClure

11:45 a.m. What do we talk about, when we talk about Culture? Reification, tautology and process in the concept of culture
Patrick Patterson
Noon Longitudinal association between frailty and health-related quality of life among patients discharged from tertiary care
Simrat Sandha