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BC SUPPORT Unit: Educational Tools to Support Diverse Research

on October 17, 2019   |    No Comments

Hello CREST.BD readers! This blog post is the first in a multi-part series from BC SUPPORT Unit, describing their exciting new project to involve more diverse groups of people in health research. In this blog post, Dr. Iva Cheung writes about the need to represent diverse populations within patient-oriented research, … Read more

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Bipolar Bridges Launched on World Mental Health Day

on October 10, 2019   |    1 Comment

October 10th 2019 marks World Mental Health Day, a day dedicated to raising global awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. It’s therefore the perfect day for CREST.BD to officially launch our flagship project: ‘Bipolar Bridges: A Digital Health Innovation Targeting Quality of Life … Read more

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Le prix Feuille d’or des IRSC

on July 3, 2019   |    1 Comment

Quel honneur pour Dre Erin Michalak, chercheuse d’élite et fondatrice de CREST.BD, de recevoir «Le prix Feuille d’or des Institutions de recherche en santé du Canada 2018 pour la transformation : engagement des patients» à Rideau Hall le 20 juin dernier de Son Excellence la très honorable Julie Payette. Le réseau … Read more

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VIDEO: CREST.BD’s Impact

on June 19, 2019   |    1 Comment

Recently, we shared the first of our Gold Leaf reflections videos with you, outlining how CREST.BD’s work aligns with the principles of Canada’s Strategy for Patient Oriented-Research (SPOR). Today’s video builds upon the first, with network members and partners Victoria Maxwell, Dr. Raymond Lam, and Ann Marie Mac Donald of Hope … Read more

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