Academic Events

Concurrent oral presentations

Oral presentations took place on November 7, 2018 and featured the innovative research and practise of the School of Public Health community. 



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