Academic Events

Concurrent oral presentations

Wednesday, November 7 | 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

All rooms in Edmonton Clinic Health Academy

Please arrive early to get a seat; sessions also offer standing room. This is a brown bag event. You may bring your own lunch to these noon-hour presentations.


Cancer and health systems | 3-001 ECHA

11:30 a.m. Risk prediction for nonsurgical premature menopause in childhood cancer survivors
Rebecca Clark
11:45 a.m.

Rare cancer in Canada: Current efforts, challenges and occurrence
Emily Maplethorpe

Noon Genomic analysis of ototoxicity among childhood cancer survivors
Jessica Baedke
12:15 p.m. Referral, access, advice, placement, information and destination (R.A.A.P.I.D.) phone consultations with otolaryngologists in 2013-2017 prevented emergency department visits and specialty consultations
Peter George Tian
12:30 p.m.
Identifying the factors contributing to improved transitions of care and patient outcomes
James Quon


Global, Indigenous and environmental health | 3-099 ECHA

11:30 a.m. Palliative care in humanitarian crises and health emergency responses: Lessons from an emergency field hospital
Anna Voeuk
11:45 a.m. (Re)Using upstream to maintain downstream: Uncovering the opportunities for water reuse
Marie Sereneo
Noon Identifying sustainability factors of a gravity-based drinking water system in rural Haiti
Heather Nixdorff
12:15 p.m.
Unintended consequences: Non-governmental organizations and improvement in quality of maternity care in Malawi
Patrick Patterson
12:30 p.m.
Implementing ‘The Patients’ Charter for Tuberculosis Care’ in high incidence Indigenous communities and across jurisdictional borders: Finding the ethical space
Amber Lynn


Infection and immunity | 4-001 ECHA

11:45 a.m. Evaluation of statistical methods in infant gut microbiome studies
Morteza Hajihosseini  
Noon How do schistosomes evade immune responses? Insights from snails
Jacob Hambrook
12:15 p.m.

Intestinal epithelial injury is associated with systemic inflammation in vertically HIV-1 infected children
Bipasha Choudhury

12:30 p.m.
Frequent implication of multistress-tolerant Campylobacter jejuni in human infections
Euna Oh


Addictions and mental health | 4-036 ECHA

11:30 a.m. Seeing the trees but not the forest: Trends in Canadian news media coverage of harm reduction, 2000-2016
Jakob Koziel
11:45 a.m. The more the merrier: Adherence to lifestyle recommendations and mental health in early adolescence
Olivia Kara Loewen
Noon Evaluating safe cannabis use in a Canadian university
Alexandra Loverock
12:15 p.m.

Developing a working model for supervised consumption services in an acute care facility: Preliminary findings
Catherine Deschenes

12:30 p.m.
Predictors of being offered a take home naloxone kit in a busy, urban emergency department
Daniel O'Brien


Nutrition and physical activity | 4-099 ECHA

11:30 a.m. Food for thought: A qualitative study exploring food skills education as a determinant of healthy eating
Shelby Johnson
11:45 a.m.
Exploring youths' weight bias experiences in Edmonton, Alberta
Alexa Ferdinands

Understanding life-space mobility in Parkinson's disease: A mixed methods study
Charlotte Ryder-Burbidge

12:15 p.m.
Accessibility of commercial and retail property entrances: A pilot study evaluating the Whyte Avenue commercial corridor in Edmonton, Alberta
Jared Candlish
12:30 p.m.
Considering risk of dementia in Southern Alberta primary care practice
Anh Pham