Academic Events

Concurrent oral presentations | Day 2

Day two of oral presentations took place on November 6 and featured the innovative research and practise of the School of Public Health community. 

Nutrition and health | 4-001 ECHA

Noon Engaging communities in monitoring local food environments: Experiences of stakeholders
Breanne Aylward
12:15 p.m. Discrepancies in support for nutrition policies between the general public and policy influencers in Alberta
Melissa Fernandez
12:30 p.m.
Food for thought: A qualitative study exploring food skills education as a determinant of healthy eating
Shelby Johnson
12:45 p.m. The health and financial impacts of a sugary drink tax across different income groups in Canada
Kai-Erh Kao


Health informatics | 4-036 ECHA

Noon Tracing the decisions that shaped the development an electronic patient portal in Alberta Canada - A historical research study
Melita Avdagovska
12:15 p.m.

Patients and healthcare providers views on the barriers and facilitators of a patient portal implementation and adoption – A qualitative comparative case study
Melita Avdagovska

12:30 p.m. Prediction of health-related quality of life by machine learning from longitudinal self-reported symptom patterns in adult survivors of childhood cancer
Farideh Bagherzadeh-Khiabani
12:45 p.m. Establishing a case definition and case-finding algorithm to describe the sex differences in young-onset adult metabolic symdrome using electronic medical record data from a primary care setting in northern Alberta
Jamie Boisvenue


Infectious disease and oral health | 4-099 ECHA

Noon The association between early life antimicrobial exposure and C. difficile colonization in infants
Vivien Obiakor
12:15 p.m. Screening for carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO) carriage can be initiated at six months after the initial diagnosis of intestinal colonization
Ellina Lytvyak
12:30 p.m. Creation of an evidence-based background for developing a comprehensive scoring system for targeted admission screening for colonization with carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO)
Ellina Lytvyak
12:45 p.m.

Insufficient oral health programs for older adults in long-term care: A literature review
Michelle Marusiak