Patients, Policy & Public Health

Enabling Platform

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 integrates interdisciplinary expertise to focus on the translation of AllerGen research that has policy, ethical, legal and/or social implications, and to generate new knowledge, products and services to inform public policy, public health practices, patient and health professional outreach, and educational disease management tools.

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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

Respiratory health awareness community outreach and engagement of First Nations community in Alberta: Pilot Intervention (Annual Report story: Engaging Aboriginal families affected by asthma and allergies)

2011 - 2013

Stewart, Miriam

Shared Decision in Asthma Management: A Strategy to Improve Asthma Control

2010 - 2012

Becker, Allan; Befus, Dean; Bhutani, Mohit; Boulet, Louis-Philippe; Légaré, France; Mayers, Irvin; McGhan, Shawna

Stress allostatic load and risk of allergies and asthma in children of immigrants

2007 - 2009

Bienenstock, John; Elliott, Susan; Soares, Claudio; Waserman, Susan

Surveillance of occupational asthma

2005 - 2006

Beach, Jeremy; Burstyn, Igor; Cherry, Nicola; Kennedy, Susan; Schopflocher, Don

Sustainable Online Support for Children and Adolescents Affected by Asthma and Allergies (Success Stories profile)

2011 - 2013

Byrtus, Lilly; Cuddeford, Cheryl; Elliott, Susan; Harada, Laurie; Latycheva, Oxana; Letourneau, Nicole; Mason, Karen; Masuda, Jeffrey; McGhan, Shawna; Smith, Debbie; Stewart, Miriam

Technology-enabled Knowledge Translation and Mobilization

2012 - 2016

Befus, Dean; Brook, Jeff; Carr, Stuart; Caulfield, Timothy; Clarke, Ann; Elliott, Susan; Garside, Sarah; Levinson, Anthony; Lougheed, Diane; Lynd, Larry; Marshall, Jean; O’Byrne, Paul; Sears, Malcolm; Ungar, Wendy; Waserman, Susan

The Platform for Outcomes Research and Translation in Asthma and Allergy (PORTAL) (Success Stories profile)

2012 - 2016

Clarke, Ann; Dell, Sharon; Elliott, Susan; FitzGerald, Mark; Lynd, Larry; Marra, Carlo; Sadatsavavi, Mohsen; Ungar, Wendy

The Respiratory Global Research And Training (GREAT) Network

2007 - 2009

To, Teresa

The Roaring Adventures of Puff: A school-based asthma education program

2007 - 2009

Becker, Allan; Befus, Dean; Gillespie, Cathy; McGhan, Shawna; Stewart, Lesley

Using and abusing evidence in science and health policy

2011 - 2013

Caulfield, Timothy

White Paper Series (Success Stories profile)

2012 - 2016

Caulfield, Timothy; Ogbogu, Ubaka; Ries, Nola

Workplace sensitizers: skin and lung exposure, responses and prevention (Success Stories profile)

2005 - 2006

Holness, D.; Kudla, Irena; Liss, Gary; Purdham, James; Silverman, Frances; Tarlo, Susan

Work-Related Asthma and Allergy: Prevention and Early Detection (WRAAPED) research program (Annual Report story)

2009 - 2012

Bitran, Maurice; Blais, Lucie; Crighton, Eric; Garvey, Nancy; Haines, Ted; Holness, D.; Hux, Janet; Kudla, Irena; Larue, Marie; Lemiére, Catherine; Liss, Gary; Lougheed, Diane; Malo, Jean-Luc; Mercer, Marjorie; Moscato, Gianna; Olajos-Clow, Jennifer; Rioux, Guylaine; Tamari, Itamar; Tarlo, Susan; To, Teresa

Asthma and BC workers (Success Stories profile)

2005 - 2006

Beach, Jeremy; Demers, Paul; Kennedy, Susan; Koehoorn, Mieke; Lynd, Larry; McLeod, Chris

Building continuity of support for allergic children with asthma and/or anaphylaxis and their families (Success Stories profile)

2007 - 2009

Becker, Allan; Cicutto, Lisa; Letourneau, Nicole; Majaesic, Carina; Masuda, Jeffrey; McGhan, Shawna; Moisey, Susan; Stewart, Miriam; Watt, Susan

Can e-health tools improve health outcomes in asthma? (Success Stories profile)

2009 - 2012

Anderson, Dale; Carroll, Kathi; Forster, Brian; Garside, Sarah; Garvey, Nancy; Hampson, Christine; Johnson, Glen; Kaplan, Alan; Kasperski, Jan; Levinson, Anthony; Lougheed, Diane; McKibbon, Ann; O’Byrne, Paul; Tebbutt, Scott; To, Teresa

Changing Practice for Prevention and Early Detection of Occupational Asthma and Allergic Diseases in the Primary Care Setting

2007 - 2009

Blais, Lucie; DeLair, Hal; Haines, Ted; Holness, D.; Kudla, Irena; Lemiére, Catherine; Liss, Gary; Lougheed, Diane; Mardell, Kevin; Minard, Janice; Olajos-Clow, Jennifer; Paterson, Nigel; Tarlo, Susan; To, Teresa