Patients, Policy & Public Health

Enabling Platform (fully integrated with Legacy Initiatives 1 April 2017)

Former Research Leaders:

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Dr. Allan Becker, Professor and Head, Section of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba Dr. Susan J. Elliott, Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo

Strategic Focus:

Patients, Policy and Public Health focused on benefits for patients, policy and public health across Legacy Projects. This team integrated expertise in the social sciences, including psychology, sociology, medical geography, ethics, law and health economics and aimed to inform evidence-based public health policy.PPP became fully integrated with AllerGen’s Legacy Initiatives on 1 April 2017.

Patients, Policy & Public Health Backgrounder
Patients, Policy & Public Health Publications




Building a collaborative working group to inform the development of a National Lung Health Framework (NLHF) Phase II

2010 - 2012

Barker, Kim; Befus, Dean; Boyd, Joni; Chera, Rupi; Davoren, Tanya; McGhan, Shawna

Certified Allergy Educator Program

2013 - 2015

Becker, Allan; Waserman, Susan; Levinson, Anthony; Ben-Shoshan, Moshe; Kapur, Sandy; Gillespie, Cathy; Elliott, Susan; Gutkin, Cal

Consumer Preference for Allergen Food Labelling

2008 - 2010

Marra, Carlo

Development of an Evidence-based Certified Allergy Educator Program

2012 - 2014

Becker, Allan; Boulet, Louis-Philippe; Carr, Stuart; Chapman, Ken; Clarke, Ann; Connors, Cheryl; Denburg, Judah; Gillespie, Cathy; Harada, Laurie; Hayward, Kathy; Kaplan, Alan; Kim, Harold; Latycheva, Oxana; Levinson, Anthony; Massie, Amy; McGhan, Shawna; Royce, Diana; Sears, Malcolm; Sharpe, Heather; Stark, Don; Waserman, Susan; Wilton, Pamela

Development of national strategies for implementing and evaluating evidence-based indicators for benchmarking and monitoring asthma care in Canada (Success Stories profile)

2012 - 2014

To, Teresa

Engaging Aboriginal families affected by allergies and asthma in support-education program development (Success Stories profile)

2009 - 2012

Becker, Allan; Castleden, Heather; Elliott, Susan; King, Malcolm; Letourneau, Nicole; Masuda, Jeffrey; McGhan, Shawna; Shoush, Bronwyn; Stewart, Miriam

Enhancing RAP for First Nations Communities (Success Stories profile)

2011 - 2013

Becker, Allan; Befus, Dean; Cicutto, Lisa; Fenton, Nancy; Latycheva, Oxana; Sarin, Chris; Stewart, Miriam; To, Teresa

Evidence, ethics and health policy research (Annual Report story: Using scientific evidence for effective health policy)

2009 - 2012

Caulfield, Timothy; Cicutto, Lisa; Elliott, Susan; Kaye, Jane; Knoppers, Bartha; Macdonald, Michael; Menon, Devidas; Meslin, Eric; Nisbet, Matthew; Otlowski, Margaret; Upshur, Ross

Expression of interest proposal for strategic initiatives funding for the First Canada-China Symposium on Asthma/Allergy and Airway Smooth Muscle

2009 - 2010

Deng, Linhong; Soew, Chun; Stephens, Newman

Extending the Reach: From Practice to Evidence

2010 - 2012

Elliott, Susan

Extending the Reach: From Practice to Evidence

2010 - 2012

Hampson, Christine; Latycheva, Oxana

Financial barriers to medication use in children with asthma: Effect on health outcomes (Success Stories profile)

2005 - 2006

Ungar, Wendy; Kozyrskyj, Anita

Getting Asthma on to the School Agenda: A KT strategy (Annual Report story)

2010 - 2012

Befus, Dean

Health and India-Canada Workshop for Development of Mobile e-Health Technologies

2010 - 2012

Becker, Allan; Denburg, Judah

KT feasibility study

2006 - 2008

Befus, Dean

Mobilizing best practices in Asthma and Allergy management and use of the Air Quality Health Index in the Canadian sport and recreation community

2012 - 2014

Becker, Allan; Bentley, Lisa; Boulet, Louis-Philippe; Brook, Jeff; Carlsten, Chris; Chiotti, Quinten; Daly, Christina; Dance, Matthew; Denburg, Judah; Dogra, Shilpa; Duffy, Ann; Elliott, Susan; Flett, Cyndie; Hylland, Sue; Laframboise, Deirdre; Latycheva, Oxana; Levinson, Anthony; Royce, Diana; Strother, Ralph; Waserman, Susan

Online Certificate Course in Best Practices for Allergic Disease/Anaphylaxis for Schools

2007 - 2009

Levinson, Anthony

Parental preferences for asthma control in children

2008 - 2010

Dell, Sharon; FitzGerald, Mark; Lynd, Larry; Ungar, Wendy

Pharmacogenetics & Genetic Testing 3D graphical animation tool     

2007 - 2009

Anderson, Beth; Levinson, Anthony; Tebbutt, Scott; Ungar, Wendy

Promoting Health Equity for Vulnerable Populations affected by Asthma and Allergies

2012 - 2016

Avery Kinew, Kathy; Byrtus, Lilly; Castleden, Heather; Clement, Connie; Connors, Cheryl; Hanvey, Louise; Kilgannon, Bill Moore; King, Malcolm; Kolkman, John; Latycheva, Oxana; Letourneau, Nicole; Levinson, Anthony; Masuda, Jeffrey; McGhan, Shawna; McNeill, Mary; Reidel, Judy; See Toh, Florence; Sigurdson, Lori; Starr, Leona; Stewart, Lesley; Stewart, Miriam; To, Teresa